South Africa

Associate Professor: Communication Design, Digital Imaging, Jewellery Practice, Textile and Styling or Visual Practice

Company Central University of Technology, Free State
Reference # 68
Published 08/01/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary R 840,282.00 - 840,282.00 Annually
Location Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa
Main purpose of the job
To develop academic material and lecture in allocated subjects for own and other programmes, to engage in research activities and to execute appropriate community projects
Job Functions Academic,Creative,Design,Graphic Design,Lecturer,Media,Publication,Research,Teacher / Educator
Industries Academic

Main tasks
1. Teaching, learning & assessment
2. Research
3. Administration and leadership
4. Community service / engagement

Subject field(s)
Communication Design, Digital Imaging, Jewellery Practice, Textile and Styling or Visual Practice at postgraduate level

Nature of appointmentPermanent academic
Minimum salary scale
(Total Cost to Company)R840 282.00 per annum
(2021 Salary Scales to be confirmed)
Minimum Qualification/ Knowledge and/or
••A relevant Doctorate level degree (i.e. D Tech / PhD/ NQF 10 or equivalent)
•At least six years’ teaching / lecturing experience in the relevant subject field
•Evidence of research output, post-graduate supervision and presentations at national and international conference in line with CUT’s promotion requirements which requires:
o3.0 credit units at Senior Lecturer level or 4.5 cumulative credit units (books, chapters in books, articles in accredited journals, papers published in peer-reviewed conference proceedings, patents, etc.)
oThree completed master’s degrees as main supervisor; OR two completed doctorates (as main supervisor) at Senior Lecturer level OR Four completed master’s degrees OR Three cumulative completed doctorates (as main supervisor) OR At least one completed master’s degree (as main supervisor) and at least 9.0 cumulative credit units
oTen cumulative presentations/papers at conferences, of which at least three cumulative presentations/posters at an international conference
oLead/manage at least one research project

Desired Qualification, Knowledge and/or Experience
••Peer reviewed publication track record in the field of specialisation (h-index or i10-index)
•Visible engagement in a relevant research community
•Evidence of the acquisition of research grants from local and international sources
•in possession of, a teaching qualification in higher education
•in possession of, a National Research Foundation Rating (NRF rating is an added advantage)
•Evidence of the ability to lecture at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels
•Evidence of interaction/engagement with professional community and the society
•Evidence of work experience in multicultural environment is an asset
•Evidence of relevant industry experience is an asset

Terms and Conditions
•Candidates will be recruited and appointed in accordance with the Employment Equity and Affirmative Action Programmes of the Central University of Technology, Free State.
•The Central University of Technology, Free State reserves the right to conduct/employ a third party to conduct a background investigation in respect of all short-listed candidates.
•Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. If you haven’t received feedback in four weeks, consider your application not shortlisted.
•The Central University of Technology, Free State reserves the right not to make an appointment in the advertised post and/or to appoint other suitable persons recruited by means other than this advertisement.
•Appointment, either on a permanent or contract basis, will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

Job Closing Date 29/01/2021
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