UFS, Bloemfontein
Free State, South Africa
6d ago

Description :

Duties and responsibilities :

  • Teach undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Geography Education, History Education and / or Social Sciences Education.
  • Participate in the work integrated learning programme (teaching practice).
  • Ensure active involvement in research activities.
  • Contribute to curriculum development in the field of Geography, History and / or Social Sciences Education.
  • Provide consultation sessions for students.
  • Work in a team with colleagues within the Faculty.
  • Contribute to academic coordination and perform administrative tasks related to teaching practice.
  • Inherent requirements :

  • A relevant Master’s degree with specialisation in the teaching and learning of Geography Education and / or and / or History Education and / or Social Sciences Education.
  • Proven experience in the delivery of poster or oral presentations at academic conferences or equivalent activities.
  • Provide evidence of manuscripts produced that have the potential to be converted or submitted for publication in an accredited journal.
  • One (1) year teaching experience in a post-school education environment or in teacher education.
  • A good academic record.
  • Required competencies :

  • Teaching experience in Geography Education, History Education and / or Social Sciences Education.
  • Knowledge of- and the ability to use Learning Management Systems (LMS) for teaching and assessment.
  • Familiarity with inclusive pedagogic practices and alternative assessment strategies.
  • Good research skills and writing abilities.
  • Sound interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Good computer literacy skills.
  • Recommendations :

  • A relevant Doctoral degree in Geography Education and / or History Education and / or Social Sciences Education.
  • Proven research record of relevant publications in the national and / or international accredited journals.
  • Experience of teaching undergraduate modules in a higher education environment.
  • Evidence of previous involvement in engaged scholarship
  • Experience in postgraduate supervision.
  • Assumption of duties : As soon as possible.

    Closing date : 11 January 2019.

    Salary :

    The salary scale is available on request. For any further enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 3687 / 9161 / 3592 / 3221.

    Fringe benefits :

    Subject to specific conditions) : pension scheme, medical aid scheme, group life insurance, housing allowance, leave and sick leave, service bonus and study benefits.

    General :

    The University reserves the right not to fill the post. The University subscribes to and applies the principles prescribed by the Employment Equity Act.

    Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the aforementioned act and the employee profile of the specific school / division.

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