Lecturer, Department Of Educational Psychology

FACULTY OF EDUCATIONDEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGYPOST TITLE LECTURER (TWO POSTS)In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the following vacancies.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 incumbents will be responsible for:Teaching, curriculum development and co-ordinating programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level;Supervising postgraduate research appropriate to the post level;Supervising practical work in professional training programmes in Educational Psychology;Conducting research at a competitive level, commensurate to the level of appointment and actively contributing to the Departments research profile;Performing various academic and administrative duties as determined by the Head of Department;Participating in the Departments strategic initiatives relating to teaching, research and community engagement.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:A masters degree in psychologyPsychologist to be registered with HPCSA in their respective categoryRegistration for doctoral studies (or willingness to register within 12 months of being appointed);Ability to lecture in the following areas: family oriented intervention, therapeutic interventions, psychological assessment, group therapy, research methods, inclusive education, career guidance, guidance counselling and specialized learning support and learning diversityAt least three years experience in tertiary education or more than three years clinical experience as a psychologist (ability to supervise clinical practicums of M.Ed. Educational Psychology students)REQUIRED COMPETENCIES(SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):Be transformational in outlookBe reflective in approach and practiceStudent-centred in approachADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:At least one year of clinical/therapeutic experience, post internshipExperience in hybrid teaching and learningAt least 3 years teaching experience in higher educationDoctorate in PsychologyResearch record and evidence of research outputs (e.g. publications in peer-reviewed journals), commensurate to the post levelA record of accomplishment of postgraduate research supervision, commensurate to the post level.Knowledge and/or experience in professional training of psychologistsApplicants are requested to apply online at and follow the link: ****** applying for this post, please attach:A comprehensive CV;Certified copies of qualifications (including HPCSA- evidence of registration);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.CLOSING DATE:10 May No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.ENQUIRIES: Ms Mandy Moropa, Email: ****** for application-related enquiries, and Prof Ruth Mampane, Email: ****** for enquiries relating to the post content.Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 30 June , 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 will 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. All candidates agree to undergo verification of personal credentials.The University of Pretoria reserves the right to not fill the advertised positions.
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