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: Visual Arts (Fashion & Textiles) (4060)

Overview

Reference
4060

Salary
ZAR/month

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

Job Type
Permanent

Posted
Friday, October 09, 2020

Closing date
23 Oct 2020 23:59


CORE PURPOSE OF JOB

 

To facilitate learning and teaching in the undergraduate and postgraduate field of visual art, as well as research supervision of postgraduates. Particular focus is required in fashion and textile design and production.

 

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

  • Facilitate the learning processes in the Department
  • Conduct research and contribute to creative outputs
  • Perform assessments, curriculum development and administration
  • Support postgraduate research and supervision  in the Visual Arts programme
  • Develop and maintain national engagement practices

CORE COMPETENCIES

 

  • Expert knowledge of the theory and practice of fashion and textile design, conceptualisation techniques and trans-disciplinary practice.
  • Significant experience of techniques, processes, technologies and production as it pertains to contemporary practices in the discipline.
  • Expert knowledge of visual art theory and research, but specifically as it pertains to fashion and textile design.
  • Ability to develop and innovate course content so as to keep programmes relevant and current
  • Experience of a variety of teaching and learning methodologies at undergraduate and postgraduate level
  • Proven competencies in the functions pertinent to the managing, stocking and maintenance studio environments and co-ordinating of fashion and textile events.
  • Computer literacies commensurate with the requirements of all forms of lecture delivery, academic administration and the studio and student management.
  • Demonstrate evidence of ongoing creative practice and national engagement.
  • Establish engagement practice and networks through liaison with professionals, peers and the creative arts industry.
  • Experience of initiating and contributing to community engagement and community engagement programmes in visual arts

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

In order to be considered for appointment to this post, candidates should have a minimum master’s qualification at NQF9. Evidence of research supervision at Honours and Master’s level is requisite

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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