Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor Pc05350, School of Languages

North-West University

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Location:

South Africa


Position type:

Full time


Salary:

Market related

09 Jan 2017
01 Jun 2017

Full details:

Reference number: NWU-030117

Introduction

NORTH-WEST UNIVERSITY (POTCHEFSTROOM CAMPUS)
FACULTY OF ARTS PEROMNES: A7/A6/A5
SCHOOL OF LANGUAGES POSITION NUMBER: PC05350
VACANCY: LECTURER/SENIOR LECTURER/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/PROFESSOR

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

Teaching of Afrikaans and Dutch linguistics

Responsibilities:
• Teaching of Afrikaans Phonetics and Phonology and Sociolinguistics/Variation Linguistics
• Ongoing research in and about Afrikaans Phonetics/Phonology/Sociolinguistics/Variation Linguistics
• Postgraduate supervision in Afrikaans Phonetics and Phonology and Sociolinguistics/Variation Linguistics
• Presentation of and supervision in other linguistics modules (at undergraduate and postgraduate level) as may be required
• Administrative and subject-related duties as instructed

Minimum Requirements

  • Lecturer : MA in Afrikaans, Afrikaans and Dutch or General Linguistics preferably with specialization in Phonetics and Phonology/Sociolinguistics/Variation Linguistics (or related discipline)

  • Senior lecturer/associate professor/professor: PhD Afrikaans, Afrikaans and Dutch or General Linguistics preferably with specialization in Phonetics and Phonology/Sociolinguistics/Variation

  • An NRF rating for will be a strong recommendation for Associate Professor and Professor


Job Specification

Other competency requirements:

  • Lecturer: One year appropriate experience

  • Senior Lecturer: Three years’ appropriate experience

  • Associate Professor: Eight years’ appropriate experience

  • Professor: Ten years’ appropriate experience

  • The ability to calculate marks accurately  

  • Excellent language proficiency (verbal and written)

  • A sound research orientation and good research skills

  • Technical expertise in Afrikaans Phonetics and Phonology/Sociolinguistics/Variation Linguistics

  • Good teaching skills and communication ability

  • Publications in accredited journals and participation in conferences (nationally and internationally)

  • Knowledge of innovative teaching methods, multimedia and classroom practice

  • Computer literacy in MS Office, internet and email

  • Good organising ability, administrative skills and a good client-service orientation

  • Demonstration of language proficiency in order to function optimally in the various multilingual environments of the NWU

 

ENQUIRIES: Prof. Thys Human, 018 299 1559

CLOSING DATE: 15 February 2017

COMMENCEMENT OF DUTIES: 1 June 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter

BENEFITS: Attractive study benefits as well as normal fringe benefits apply

Please remember: Only electronic applications will be considered

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