FACULTY/ DIVISION: LAW
SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT: UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
POSITION NAME: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
POSITION NUMBER: N002915
PEROMNES GRADE: A6
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: PERMANENT
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: Involved in teaching and learning (undergraduate and post-graduate programmes); research which fits into the Faculty’s focus areas; provide leadership and fosters excellence in research; post-graduate supervision (where applicable); community service and tasks which relates to all above activities. Expected to exercise a responsibility in professional activities in the academic disciplines within the Faculty.
Duties & Responsibilities
Preparation and the conducting of lectures, tutorials, practical classes, workshops, seminars etc. Development of course material with appropriate advice from and support of CTL.
2.Research and innovation
Conducting own research which fits into the Faculty’s focus areas. Supervision of postgraduate students and where appropriate the leadership of research teams.
3.Academic leadership, management and administration/university service
Administration and management
4.Community and scientific Engagement/ Social responsiveness
Involvement in professional activity.
Desired Experience & Qualification
· An LLD in any field in law or a PhD/DPhil in Law OR an LL M plus 5 years’ experience in private practice OR 7 years experience in public prosecution (Senior Lecturer) is essential for this specific position
· An LLD in any field in law or a PhD/DPhil in Law (Associate Professor) is essential for this specific position
·3 years experience admission as an attorney or an advocate or experience in legal practice is desirable for this specific position
·5 years experience in academia (Senior Lecturer) is essential for this specific position
·5 years experience in academia (Associate Professor) is essential for this specific position
·Applicants should show evidence of extensive independence and initiative in research. Publications in accredited journals
·Proven record of effective post graduate supervision experience is essential for this specific position
FUNCTIONAL / TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES (KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS):
·Preference will be given to candidates with expertise concerning teaching-learning and research in the field of Private Law and/or Commercial Law. However, candidates with expertise in any other legal field will be considered.
·Legal language skills
·Computer literacy in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), as well as email, Internet and the electronic retrieval of legal sources.
·Good communication skills (verbal and written)
·Language skills in order to function optimally in the different multilingual environments of the NWU.
·Knowledge of modern platforms (e.g. whiteboard technology, eFundi, etc.) to enhance t??e ongoing changing of the learning and collaboration environment.
·Demonstration of language proficiency to function optimally in the various functionally multilingual environments of the NWU
·The ability to work with large groups of people
·Good interpersonal relations
·The ability to accommodate multiculturalism
·Good analytical abilities and innovative thinking, as well as ability to be self-driven
·Good Time-management and problem-solving skills
·Good planning and organising skills as well as good report writing skills
A high level of professional and ethical conduct
The annual total remuneration package will be commensurate with the level of appointment as advertised and in line with the NWU policy guidelines.
ENQUIRIES REGARDING JOB CONTENT MAY BE DIRECTED TO: Mr T Viljoen 018 389 2181
ENQUIRIES REGARDING RECRUITMENT PROCESS MAY BE DIRECTED TO: Innocentia Mphuthi 018 389 2457
CLOSING DATE: 26 June 2022
PLANNED COMMENCEMENT OF DUTIES: ASAP
Kindly take note: applications must be submitted online through the official nwu vacancy website.
Incomplete applications and those submitted through any other platform will not be considered.
The University subscribes to and applies the principles of Employment Equity (EE) Act and is committed to transformation. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the EE Act and NWU Employment Equity. Plan.
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.
If you are not contacted within two months from the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
How to apply?
Location: Mafikeng – Capital City