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									                              LECTURER
                               ENGLISH
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Pos No                                     AE65
Title                                      Lecturer: English
Grade                                      Peromnes Level 8
Division                                   Department of English
Department/Faculty                         Arts
Reporting into this Position               HOD


IMMEDIATE REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
This position reports to: Head of Department


                                                Head of Department
                                                      English




                                                      Lecturer




POSITION SUMMARY

The Lecturer (English) will be reporting to the Head of Department. The incumbent must show initiative
and enthusiasm in working as a team player in a complex department. S/he will be required to provide
guidance to learners in mastering key skills in the field of English.




KEY PERFORMANCE                     KEY TASKS
AREAS
Teaching                            o   Design and develop course material
                                    o   Teach undergraduate students
                                    o   Set and mark/evaluate assignments, tutorials and examinations
                                    o   Develop Study material
Research                            o   Engage in research in the relevant field
                                    o   Participate in Departmental and other collaborative research projects
                                    o   Publish articles in referred journals
Community Service                   o   Participates in community outreach projects
                                    o   Promote community involvement within the Department by working as a team
                                        player.
Administrative Tasks                o   Assist with administrative duties such as time tabling, invigilating, registration and
                                        students records.
                                    o   Participate in University committees
CORE COMPETENCIES
Professionalism                        Confident and capable of teaching primary programmes
                                       Has good understanding of policies and structures relating to the University and
                                        other academic structures
                                       Follows procedures and processes as implemented by University and other
                                        academic structures
                                       Maintains positive working relationships with other departments, students and
                                        professional bodies to promote positive reputation of the University

Planning and Organisation              Organises workload to ensure all priorities and deadlines are met
                                       Manages teaching programme to ensure continuous evaluation and development
Personal Learning and Development      Motivated to ensure high standards are achieved
                                       Proactive in maintaining and updating specialist skills
                                                             Uses all available resources to keep abreast of developments in English
               Communication                                 Communicates well with both students and colleagues
                                                             Gives constructive feedback into projects and initiatives within the department
                                                             Produces clear and concise written communication for a variety of audiences and
                                                              purposes
                                                             Provides clear and balanced feedback for students both written and verbal
               Teaching Standards                            Uses a variety of appropriate teaching methods and styles
                                                             Responds to the needs of the student
                                                             Facilitate learning using available resources
                                                             High standards of teaching practice
                                                             Supports students in their studies and academic development
                                                             Judgement and Decision Making
                                                             Uses all information available to make decisions
                                                             Is aware of financial and commercial impact of decisions
                                                             Willing to work after hours and on weekends
               Team Working                                  Actively participate in open days, enrolment events and other external activities
                                                             Works effectively as a member of a team as well as autonomously


               EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
                        A relevant Masters qualification
                        Three (3) years of teaching experience in a University English Department, including experience with second-language
                         students
                        Evidence of the beginnings of a research record, including publications in accredited journals
                        A working knowledge of the canon of English studies
                        Evidence of discipline-related community engagement
                        Computer literacy

            EXPERIENCE AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
            The incumbent must be a self-motivated person with excellent interpersonal relations who is able to
            work under pressure and manage his/her responsibility efficiently. S/he must have an above average
knowledge knowledge of English fields and related areas. The incumbent must show experience in English. This position requires a person
            with good administrative skills (planning, execution and quality of work output) and a remarkable ability to facilitate and execute
            noteworthy presentations. The candidate must show proof of being computer literate.


               KEY RELATIONSHIPS
               With staff at Unizul within and outside       Interact with institutions, service providers and colleagues within other institutions
               Faculty/Department/others                      (nationally and internationally).
               institutions(nationally and
               internationally
               With staff at Unizul external to              Liaise with other administrative departments in order to support effective research,
               Faculty/Department                             teaching, and knowledge transfer
               With Students                                 Support, teach, devise, direct and advise and facilitate the learning of students in
                                                              formal teaching sessions (e.g., lecturers, seminars, fieldwork, tutorials, and one-to-
                                                              one supervision) to help them achieve their best potential
               With external contacts                        Develop relationships with external organisations to maximize opportunities for
                                                              knowledge transfer, for example:
                                                                   o Student placement within arts and culture agencies and industries
                                                                   o Consultancy or policy advice given to arts and culture agencies,
                                                                         professional bodies, government or regulatory bodies, and non-profit
                                                                         organisations as well as non-government organisations
I
MPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS

For a full job profile, please visit www.uzulu.ac.za/vacancies and apply by going to the relevant job title. Alternatively,
email your credentials to hrjobs@pan.uzulu.ac.za or post the same to the Human Capital Division, University of
Zululand, Private Bag X1001, Kwa-Dlangezwa, 3886

   Apply quoting Job Title on subject line and send your application to Recruitment Officer, Human Capital, Private
    Bag X1001 KwaDlangezwa 3886 or email your application to hrjobs@pan.uzulu.ac.za no later than
       th
    07 September 2012
   All question must be directed to Mrs Maryna Lingenfelder at 035 902 6324/6407 or email to
    mlingen@pan.uzulu.ac.za
   If no response is received by from us within eight weeks, please accept that your application was deemed
    unsuccessful

								
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