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Senior Lecturer (Human Physiology)

University of the Free State
Free StateSouth Africa
11 days ago0 Applicants
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  • Present lectures, tutorials, small-group discussions, and practical training sessions in Human Physiology for undergraduate students in the Faculty of Health Sciences.
  •     Present lectures, seminars, and tutorials in Human Physiology for postgraduate students in medicine and the health professions.
  •     Facilitate small-group discussions and practical sessions for undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Faculty of Health Sciences.
  •     Involved in curriculum development and module management in modules presented to undergraduate and postgraduate students in health professions.
  •     Participate in the departmental research program and postgraduate supervision.

Inherent Job Requirements:

  •     A Ph.D. degree in NQF level 10 in the field of Human Physiology.
  •     Proven experience in the presentation of papers at national and/or international scholarly conferences. 
  •     Proven experience in the supervision of graduated masters and/or Ph.D. students.
  •     Proven research record of relevant publications in national and international accredited journals. 
  •     Proven academic work experience in the higher education sector.


  •     An NRF rating or demonstrate potential for obtaining an NRF rating.
  •     Proven national recognition for specialist expertise and research in a specific area of scholarship.
  •     Proven experience of service as an active member of a national or international scholarly society or committee concerned with research at higher education levels.
  •     A valid driver's license.
  •     A good academic record.

Key Competencies Required:

  •     Results orientated:
    •     The ability to set high standards, establish tough goals, and work to achieve success.
    •     The ability to be reliable, responsible, dependable and to fulfill obligations.
  •     Strategic thinking:
    •     The ability to deal with several activities at a time. 
    •     The ability to plan work and to follow plans. 
  •     Business acumen:
    •   Ability to adhere to rules and strictly follow work regulations.
    •     Proficient in using MS Office.
  •     Leading:
    •     Ability to maintain high levels of personal motivation, energy, and enthusiasm.
    •     Ability to be cooperative with others, display a good-natured attitude and encourage people to work together.
  •     Building coalitions:
    •     The ability to be self-assured and at ease with people in all types of social situations.
    •     The ability to interact with others and establish personal connections with people. 
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