Senior Lecturer - Department of Financial Management

University of Pretoria

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Town/City:

Pretoria


Position type:

Full time

23 Mar 2020
06 Apr 2020

Full details:

Reference number: UOP-23812

In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the above 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 candidate will be responsible for:

  • Lecturing at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level;
  • Supervision of postgraduate students;
  • Scientific research and publication in the field of Financial Management and/or Management Accounting;
  • Liaising with students, parents and other stakeholders; and
  • Management of academic departmental events and supervision of tutors.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Lecturer:

  • A Master’s degree in Finance;
  • Lecturing experience at undergraduate level;
  • Current/future research specialising in one of the Department’s focus areas:
  • Corporate performance and risk management;
  • Shareholder value creation;
  • Corporate social responsibility;
  • Consumer financial decision-making;
  • Behavioural finance;
  • Retirement finance.

 

Senior Lecturer:

  • A PhD in the Financial Sciences;
  • Lecturing experience at undergraduate and postgraduate level; and
  • Current/future research in one of the Department’s focus areas:
  • Corporate performance and risk management;
  • Shareholder value creation;
  • Corporate social responsibility;
  • Consumer financial decision-making;
  • Behavioural finance;
  • Retirement finance.

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKLILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOUR):

At all levels:

  • Appropriate interpersonal, language and communication skills;
  • Experience of independent research and/or involvement in research activities;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Appropriate language and communication skills.

 

ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:

Lecturer:

  • Experience in the guidance of student’s research;
  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals or conference proceedings.

 

Senior Lecturer:

  • Experience in the guidance of student’s research;
  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals or conference proceedings.
  • Evidence of supervising postgraduate students;
  • Publications in accredited academic journals;
  • The potential to develop into a scholar in the discipline; and
  • Involvement in professional activities where applicable.

 

PLEASE NOTE: Shortlisted applicants can be required to do a 10/15 minute presentation to the selection committee of the Department prior to formal interviews.

 

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

 

CLOSING DATE: 06 April 2020

 

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

           

ENQUIRIES: Ms Ziyanda Mashalaba, Tel: (012) 420 2655

 

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by the 30 June 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 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 not to make an appointment to the posts as advertised.

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How to apply

Applicants are requested to apply online, quoting the applicable reference number.

 

In applying for this post, please attach:

  • A comprehensive 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.