Nelson Mandela University reserves the right not to make an appointment. In considering candidates for appointment into advertised posts, preference will be accorded to persons from a designated group in accordance with the approved Nelson Mandela University Employment Equity Plan.

Lecturer: Philosophy (4101)

Overview

Reference
4101

Salary
ZAR/month

Job Location
- South Africa -- Nelson Mandela Bay Metro -- Port Elizabeth

Job Type
Permanent

Posted
Monday, October 12, 2020

Closing date
23 Oct 2020 23:59


 

CORE PURPOSE OF JOB

 

The primary responsibilities of this post will be to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate lecturing and supervision, knowledge production, administration, as well as academic and community engagement, within the discipline of Philosophy, and for the Department of Philosophy and the Faculty of Arts at large.

 

 

 

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

 

• Facilitate teaching and learning at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels


• Participate in curriculum development and enhancement in collaboration with fellow staff of the Department


• Conduct research and publish articles in peer-reviewed, accredited academic journals

• Supervise postgraduate students


• Undertake academic administration according to the Department’s needs, and perform administrative duties relevant to the portfolio

• Participate in academic and community engagement

 

 

CORE COMPETENCIES

 

 

• Knowledge of diverse philosophical ideas and practices, with special focus on philosophical ideas and theories pertaining to the Fourth Industrial Revolution, globalization, and alter-globalization – in the global South specifically, and the world at large

• Demonstrated ability to facilitate learning at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, in a blended learning environment, in the discipline of Philosophy

• Ability to supervise postgraduate students in Philosophy

• Demonstrated ability to conduct and publish peer-reviewed, accredited academic research, as well as to present findings at conferences, in the discipline of Philosophy

• Demonstrated capacity to contribute creatively to transformative philosophical thinking and practices in Africa

• Ability to administer modules involving large numbers of students

• Ability to liaise and engage with community organizations to bridge the perceived gap between philosophical theorization and on-the-ground events and realities

 

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

 

 

• A Master’s degree in Philosophy (please note that no other disciplines will be considered). Preference will be given to candidates with a Doctoral degree in Philosophy

• Strong knowledge of diverse philosophical ideas and practices, with special focus on philosophical ideas and theories pertaining to the Fourth Industrial Revolution, globalization, and alter-globalization

• Considerable experience in facilitating learning of a high quality at undergraduate and postgraduate levels

• Evidence of peer-reviewed, accredited research outputs (at least three single-authored, published articles in DHET-recognized, accredited academic journals)

Disclaimer:

 No applicant would be accepted after the closing date (Friday 23 October 2020).  

 Nelson Mandela University reserves the right not to make an appointment. In considering candidates for appointment into the advertised posts, preference will be accorded to persons from a designated group in accordance with the approved Nelson Mandela University Employment Equity Plan.

 

 

 


Contact information

Nombulelo Nokwe


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