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FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY
LECTURER

In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite
applications for the following vacancy.

The University of Pretoria's commitment to quality makes us one of the top research
Universities in the country and gives us a
competitive advantage in international science and
technology development.

RESPONSIBILITIES :
• Teaching at undergraduate level (including in the dissection hall);
• Teaching at postgraduate level;
• Being actively involved and participating in research;
• Supervising or co-supervising honours, Master’s and/or PhD students;
• Publications in peer-reviewed accredited journals;
• Performing administrative and academic responsibilities.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS :
• MBChB or BChD degree and/or MSc degree in Anatomy with in depth knowledge of
clinical (human) anatomy;
• Registration with HPCSA (if qualified as a Dentist or Medical Practitioner);
• Minimum of two publications in accredited peer-reviewed journals.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL
ATTRIBUTES):

• Strong leadership and communication skills;
• The ability to work independently and in a team.

ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:
• Experience in academic curriculum development and administration;
• At least one year of teaching experience/tutoring students in Human Anatomy;
• First author publications are recommended;
• Published full-length conference papers are recommended;
• Participation at national and international conferences are recommended;
• Experience in teaching undergraduate students in the allied health professions (e.g.
Nursing, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Dietetics, Radiography, Oral Hygiene
and BCMP);
• Member of ASSA (Anatomical Society of Southern Africa) or an equivalent
professional society.

The annual remuneration package will be commensurate with the incumbent’s level of
appointment, as determined by UP policy guidelines. UP subscribes to the BESTMED and
UMVUZO medical aid schemes and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.

Applicants are requested to apply online at www.up.ac.za, and follow the link: Careers@UP.
In applying for this post, please attach:
• A comprehensive UP Academic CV;
• Certified copies of qualifications;
• Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees whom we have
permission to contact;
• Names and contact details of peer reviewers (academic and research);
• Self-evaluation.

CLOSING DATE: 30 July 2020

No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least
the minimum requirements.

ENQUIRIES:
Ms FI Mabaso, via email fikile.mabaso@up.ac.za for application-related
enquiries,
and Prof P Soma, via email prashilla.soma@up.ac.za for enquiries relating to the
post content.

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 30 September 2020, please accept
that your application has been unsuccessful.

The University of Pretoria is committed to equality, employment equity and diversity.
In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of
the University and its Employment Equity
goals and targets, preference will be given, but is not limited to candidates from underrepresented
designated groups.

All candidates who comply with the requirements for appointment are invited to apply.
All candidates agree to undergo verification of personal credentials.
The University of Pretoria reserves the right to not fill the advertised positions.

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UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND, JOHANNESBURG
FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
HEAD OF SCHOOL
SCHOOL OF ANATOMICAL SCIENCES


Applications are invited for the headship of the School of Anatomical Sciences, one of seven Schools in the Faculty of Health Sciences, at the University of the Witwatersrand. The School of Anatomical sciences comprises of three academic divisions, namely Morphological Anatomy, Structural Biology (histology), and Biological Anthropology.

The School has a strong legacy of research excellence and significantly contributing to the training of health science students at undergraduate level, and to the scientific training of postgraduates in the faculty of Health Sciences.
The position offers the potential for a suitable applicant to move the School into a new era of relevance, effectiveness and focus in its teaching and research enterprise.

Responsibilities:
The Head of School will be responsible to provide academic vision and leadership required to enable the school to establish and maintain a position of excellence within the University and in the wider educational context.

This will involve the management of all academic activities inclusive of teaching and research at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, student affairs and administrative matters within the school, including Human Resources, Financial Management and General Administration.

The Head of School will be responsible for the development and promotion of academic excellence within the school constituent division in order to maintain the school position of excellence and its diversity on interest of staff.

Qualifications and Experience:
A PhD in an appropriate discipline, Post PhD experience of at least 10 years and experience in university administration at a senior level are essential requirements.
The applicant must have excellent leadership, interpersonal and managerial skills and should have attained sufficient academic and professional standing to command the respect of the members of the School.

The successful candidate will be appointed as a Head of School for a fixed term of 5 years, renewable based on performance. Should the appointee be from outside the University, the appointee would be transferred to a continuous academic post at an appropriate level within the appropriate discipline, at the end of their term of office.

The awarding of the title Professor/Associate Professor/Adjunct Professor will depend on the successful candidate’s qualifications, research and other academic criteria as determined by the faculty guidelines.
The University of the Witwatersrand is committed to employment equity and diversity. In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited to candidates from under-represented designated groups.

All candidates who comply with the requirements for appointment are invited to apply. All candidates agree to undergo verification of personal credentials.
The University of the Witwatersrand reserves the right not to appoint a candidate.

Enquiry: Prof M Veller 011 717 2555, Email martin.veller@wits.ac.za

Apply via https://irec.wits.ac.za submit a detailed CV , Application Letter with the names, address and contact numbers of three referees and certified copies of degrees/diplomas.

Closing date: 31 July 2020

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