Lecturer / Senior Lecturer: Assessment and Quality Assurance in Education

University of Pretoria

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Location:

South Africa


Position type:

Full time

15 Sep 2017

Full details:

Reference number: UOP-22840

FACULTY OF EDUCATION

DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE, MATHEMATICS AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

LECTURER / SENIOR LECTURER: ASSESSMENT AND QUALITY ASSURANCE IN EDUCATION (ONE POST)

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:

The successful applicant will be expected to:

  • Develop, present and co-ordinate undergraduate and postgraduate courses for pre-service and in-service teachers and other students for contact and distance presentation;
  • Use a learning management system to develop and present courses;
  • Present lectures and programmes out of town on any day of the week, including after hours and over weekends as required;
  • Provide a significant contribution to research outputs, postgraduate teaching and supervision, as well as mentor students on teaching practice.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Lecturer:

  • An appropriate Master’s degree;
  • Experience in the teaching of Research Methodology, and some exposure to both qualitative and quantitative methods;
  • At least two articles published in fully accredited academic journals.

 

Senior Lecturer:

  • An appropriate Master’s or PhD degree;
  • Experience in the teaching of Research Methodology, and some exposure to both qualitative and quantitative methods;
  • At least five articles published in fully accredited academic journals;
  • Proven standing as an active researcher amongst peers;
  • Experience in postgraduate supervision at master’s and doctoral levels.

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):

  • Appropriate language and communication skills;
  • Proficiency in the use of AtlasTI, SPSS, and Rasch Measurement Theory (and analysis).

 

ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:

  • Established expertise in assessment and quality assurance in education, with relevant quantitative and/or qualitative research experience;
  • Instrument design and development;
  • Proven record of the ability to attract external funding.

 

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 medical aid scheme and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.

CLOSING DATE: 26 September 2017

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

ENQUIRIES:  Prof Gerrit Stols, Tel: (012) 420 5659

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 30 November 2017, 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 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.

The University of Pretoria reserves the right to not fill the advertised positions.

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