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Associate Professor / Snr Lecturer: Design and Studio Art

Company Central University of Technology, Free State
Reference # 68
Published 14/01/2022
Contract Type Permanent
Salary R 774,379.00 - 894,900.00 Annually
Location Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa
Introduction
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,Lecturer,Research,Teacher / Educator
Industries Academic
Specification

Main tasks
1. Teaching, learning & assessment
2. Research
3. Student evaluation
4. Control and organisation
5. Administration and leadership
6. Community service / engagement

Subject field(s)

Communication Design, Digital Imaging, Jewellery Practice, Textile and Styling or Visual Practice at postgraduate level


Nature of appointmentPermanent Support Services

Minimum salary scale

(Total Cost to Company)R894 900 (Associate Professor)
R774 379 (Senior Lecturer)
(2022 Salary Scales to be determined)

Note: CUT applies an internal parity model to determine remuneration that complies with the principle of “equal pay for work of equal value”. Accordingly, the preferred candidate may expect an offer that is in line with their qualifications and years of similar experience. Please contact the Recruitment office for more information on the applicable salary scale.
Requirements
Minimum Qualification/ Knowledge and/or
Experience

To be appointed as Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor:
•A relevant SAQA approved Doctorate level degree (i.e. D Tech / PhD / D. Ed./ NQF 10 or equivalent)
To be appointed as Associate Professor:
•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 conferences in line with CUT’s promotion requirements, which require: 3.0 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.)
•Three 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
•Ten cumulative presentations/papers at conferences, of which at least three cumulative presentations/posters at an international
•Lead/manage at least one research project
•Professional Registration, where applicable

To be appointed as a Senior Lecturer;
a relevant Doctorate level degree (i.e. D Tech / PhD/ NQF 10 or equivalent)
•At least four 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: o 1.5 credit outputs (books, chapters in books, articles in accredited journals, papers published in peer-reviewed conference proceedings, patents, etc.)
•Two completed master’s degrees as co-supervisor; or one completed master’s degree as supervisor. (Not applicable if the applicant already has a minimum of 2.0 publication, research or innovation credit outputs at Lecturer level)
•Four cumulative presentations/papers at conferences, of which at one should be an international presentation/paper (international conferences held in South Africa are also regarded as international conferences)
•Involvement in at least one community project (related to the teaching and learning and the research and innovation curriculum)


Desired Qualification/ Knowledge &
Experience
To be appointed as Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor:
•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 eight 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 04/02/2022
   
   
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