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Lecturer in Security Studies – University of Pretoria Vacancies

Lecturer in Security Studies – University of Pretoria Vacancies

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Job Title: Lecturer – Security Studies (Political Sciences)

Job ID: 24957

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Location: Gauteng

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Job Type: Full-Time

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UP Posting – Academic

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES

DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCES

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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.

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

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  • Teaching and curriculum development at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the field of Strategic and Security Studies;
  • The supervision of postgraduate students;
  • Coordinating postgraduate supervision and postgraduate skills development workshops;
  • Research at an internationally competitive level, appropriate to the post level;
  • Academic administration and other duties as determined by the Head of the Department;
  • Participation in the Political Sciences Department’s strategic initiatives relating to teaching, research, community engagement and fundraising.

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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • A doctorate in Politics/International Relations with a specialisation in Security Studies;
  • A research record, appropriate to the post level;
  • Evidence of teaching and supervision experience at a tertiary level.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):

  • A commitment to teaching at all levels;
  • Recognition by peers and academic status as a specialist in the field, appropriate to the post level;
  • Good interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.

ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:

The following will be a strong recommendation:

  • Evidence of international networks and ability to lead and mentor postgraduate students;
  • Ability to raise third-stream income.

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SALARY AND BENEFITS:

The annual remuneration package will be commensurate with the incumbent’s 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.

How to Apply:

Applicants are requested to apply online at www.up.ac.za, select About UP, click on Career Opportunities and select the position you would like to apply for.

Apply on University of Pretoria career website

In 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;
  • Self-evaluation.

Note: No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.

For questions contact (Enquiries): Ms Amanda Strauss, [email protected] for application-related enquiries, and Prof Victoria Graham, [email protected] for enquiries relating to the post content.

CLOSING DATE:  24 March 2023

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