UJ Vacancies 2024 – Coordinator (P7)

Website University of Johannesburg

Job Description:

The Centre Academic Staff Development is located within the DAPQPASD. It provides theoretically informed, research-based, high-quality guidance and support for academic staff. Current work encompasses the induction of academic staff, both newly appointed lecturers and Heads of Departments; teaching the postgraduate diploma in higher Education, student and peer evaluation of teaching; and the broad goal of promoting excellence in teaching and learning in the UJ through the development of knowledge-based curricula and innovative pedagogies, within a framework of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Initiate and implement professional academic staff development programmes;
  • Create and implement development opportunities for staff that arise from teaching and module evaluation;
  • Provide guidance on portfolio development for promotion
  • Assist with the implementation development in teaching and learning in faculties
  • Assist academic staff with innovation in teaching, learning and assessment
  • Develop own research to inform practice;
  • Participate in activities in the Centre and across DAPQPASD
  • Any other duties as required by the Director of the CASD

Job Requirements:

  • A Master’s degree in Education, staff development or a cognate field
  • At least 5 years of experience of teaching and learning in Higher Education and/or 5 years working in academic staff development
  • Working knowledge of the South African Higher Education environment
  • Experience of conceptualising and developing programmes for academic staff development
  • Experience of curriculum development in higher Education
  • Experience in teaching, learning and assessment in a Higher Education institution
  • Excellent written, oral and electronic communication skills, especially in English
  • Commitment to research, preferably in the field of academic/staff development
  • A doctoral degree in a relevant field.
  • Experience of facilitating workshops in teaching and learning in higher education for academic staff
  • Understanding of theories underpinning curriculum development and its application in the South African Context
  • A record of research publication preferably in the field of teaching and learning in higher education/academic development

Job Details:

Company: University of Johannesburg

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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