Lecturer, School Of Health Care Sciences

FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES SCHOOL OF HEALTH CARE SCIENCESDEPARTMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPYLECTURER (TWO POSTS) (PHYSICAL AND PSYCHIATRIC CONDITIONS)In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the following 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 incumbent will be responsible for:Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students in neurological and physical conditions (including biomechanics and splinting) orTeaching undergraduate and postgraduate students in psychiatric conditions;Clinical supervision of undergraduate students; Administration and coordination of clinical placements;Supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students research projects ;Participating in skills training and assessment;Module coordination including updating course content and revising study guides;Maintaining the electronic learning environment;Performing other academic and research duties as may be delegated by the Head of Department;Conducting research at a national and international competitive level;Participate in the Departments, SoHCSs, and Facultys strategic initiatives relating to teaching, learning and community engagement.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:An appropriate Masters degree in Occupational Therapy (topic in physical or psychiatric conditions);Current registration with Health Professional Council of South Africa;One DHET accredited publication.REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):Good verbal and written communication skills;Good interpersonal and mentoring skills;Good computer skills;Able to work in a team;Scientific writing skills.ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:A valid drivers licence;PG Hand therapy diplomaCourse work masters in occupational therapy (Hand therapy, Psychiatric, Neurology)PhD Occupational Therapy;At least one year teaching experience at Higher Education Institution;A DHET accredited publication must preferably be published in the last three years.The annual remuneration package will be commensurate with the incumbents level of appointment, as determined by UP policy guidelines. UP subscribes to the BESTMED and UMVUZO medical aid schemes and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.Applicants are requested to apply online at and follow the link: ****** 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.CLOSING DATE:11 APRIL No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.ENQUIRIES:Mr E Montane, tel: or email: ****** for application-related enquiries, and Prof CJE Uys, Tel: or 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 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. All candidates agree to undergo verification of personal credentials.The University of Pretoria reserves the right to not fill the advertised positions.
Johannesburg, GT, ZA