Dut Vacancies 2022

NEWSPAPER ADVERT – STAFF VACANCIES

HOD POSITIONS: FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

Department of Human Resources

Minimum Requirements:

  • A PhD aligned to a relevant discipline [Human Resources]
  • Academic ranking as an Associate Professor, Professor or Senior Lecturer
  • Five (5) years’ experience in higher education and leadership/management
  • Evidence of research scholarship

Additional Requirements:

  • Evidence of research ouput
  • Professional registration with the relevant Board (if applicable).

Duration

Five (5) years fixed contract, renewable for one additional term based on performance

Summary of duties

  • Dealing with student queries and complaints regarding the Department;
  • Managing and supervising staff which include:-
  • Providing leadership to the department in respect of Teaching & Learning, Research and Community Engagement.
  • Enhancing staff relations and building the team towards effective pursuit of the Envision 2030 strategic plan.
  • Representing the department in relevant institutional, regional and national fora.
  • Academic management of the Department, including allocations of workload, leave and support of relevant training
  • Financial management of the Department, including budgets, appointment of part-time staff and approval and processing of requisitions.
  • Enhancing Faculty projects e.g. Postgraduate recruitment and supervision, community engagement, holistic student support (HSS), and other institutional/Faculty initiatives.

Department of Operations and Quality Management

Minimum Requirements:

  • A PhD in the relevant discipline
  • A relevance in this context will depend on the cluster of academic programmes located in the department
  • Associate Professors, Professors or Senior Lecturers
  • Five (5) years’ experience in higher education and academic leadership

Additional requirements

  • Evidence of research ouput
  • Professional registration with the relevant Board (if applicable).

Duration

Five (5) years fixed contract, renewable for one additional term based on performance

Summary of duties

  • Dealing with student queries and complaints regarding the Department/Programme.
  • Managing and supervising staff which includes:-
  • The allocation of workload.
  • Approval of leave.
  • Enhancing staff relations and building the team towards a student centred department.
  • Attending to matters such as study leave, grievances, disputes, training & development.
  • Appointment of part time and replacement staff.
  • Programme and project budgeting.
  • Enhancing Faculty projects e.g. Post graduate Recruitment and supervision, Siyaphumelela, FYSE, Orientation, Graduation.
  • Provide leadership to the department in respect of Teaching & Learning and Research.
  • Represent the department in relevant fora.

Department of Operations and Quality Management

Minimum Requirements:

  • A PhD in the relevant discipline
  • A relevance in this context will depend on the cluster of academic programmes located in the department
  • Associate Professors, Professors or Senior Lecturers
  • Five (5) years’ experience in higher education and academic leadership

Additional requirements

  • Evidence of research ouput
  • Professional registration with the relevant Board (if applicable).

Duration

Five (5) years fixed contract, renewable for one additional term based on performance

Summary of duties

  • Dealing with student queries and complaints regarding the Department/Programme.
  • Managing and supervising staff which includes:-
  • The allocation of workload.
  • Approval of leave.
  • Enhancing staff relations and building the team towards a student centred department.
  • Attending to matters such as study leave, grievances, disputes, training & development.
  • Appointment of part time and replacement staff.
  • Programme and project budgeting.
  • Enhancing Faculty projects e.g. Post graduate Recruitment and supervision, Siyaphumelela, FYSE, Orientation, Graduation.
  • Provide leadership to the department in respect of Teaching & Learning and Research.
  • Represent the department in relevant fora.

Department of Business Studies Unit 

Minimum Requirements:

  • A PhD in the relevant discipline
  • A relevance in this context will depend on the cluster of academic programmes located in the department
  • Associate Professors, Professors or Senior Lecturers
  • Five (5) years’ experience in higher education and academic leadership

Additional requirements

  • Evidence of research ouput
  • Professional registration with the relevant Board (if applicable).

Duration

Five (5) years fixed contract, renewable for one additional term based on performance

Summary of duties

  • Dealing with student queries and complaints regarding the Department/Programme.
  • Managing and supervising staff which includes:-
  • The allocation of workload.
  • Approval of leave.
  • Enhancing staff relations and building the team towards a student centred department.
  • Attending to matters such as study leave, grievances, disputes, training & development.
  • Appointment of part time and replacement staff.
  • Programme and project budgeting.
  • Enhancing Faculty projects e.g. Post graduate Recruitment and supervision, Siyaphumelela, FYSE, Orientation, Graduation.
  • Provide leadership to the department in respect of Teaching & Learning and Research.
  • Represent the department in relevant fora.

Non Pensionable Allowance inclusive of cell phone allowance: R10 000.00 per month.

Contact Person:     Ms MN Mthembu, Tel 031 373 2650

Publication:             Internal notice board/LinkedIn

CLOSING DATE:     14 February 2021

Please complete an official application for employment form and send a detailed CV and a covering letter with the exact name of the post you are applying for to: maudm@dut.ac.za

NEWSPAPER ADVERT – ACADEMIC POSITIONS

DEPARTMENT OF MEDIA, LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION

(ENGLISH AND COMMUNICATION)

SENIOR LECTURER/LECTURER

3 Month contract (1 March to 31 May 2021)

Minimum Requirements:

Senior Lecturer

  • A completed Doctoral Qualification in English/Communication Science /Linguistics or Applied Communication or Education specialising in English Language or Literature or related discipline
  • At least 5 years’ teaching experience at tertiary level
  • Sustained publication record in the discipline
  • A record of supervision of postgraduate research

Lecturer

  • A completed Masters Qualification in English/Communication Science/ Linguistics or Applied Communication or Education specialising in English Language or Literature or related discipline, and an undertaking to embark on a Doctorate in an appropriate field of study
  • At least 3 years’ teaching and/or tutoring experience at tertiary level or 3 years’ experience in relevant professional field.

Additional Recommendations

  • The ability to use a wide range of computer applications.
  • Experience in innovative teaching and learning technologies, including e-learning.
  • Evidence of a research track record                                                               

Summary of duties:

  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the Programme English and Communication and some General Education modules as required.
  • Setting and marking assessments.
  • Materials development including that of online learning.
  • Undertake duties as assigned by the Programme Co-ordinator/HOD.

Competencies

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Organisational and planning skills.
  • Good research skills.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Strong team orientation.
  • Analytical and problem solving.
  • Administration and management skills.
  • Continuous learning.
  • Strong learner focus.
  • Professional/technical knowledge and skills.
  • Evidence of community engagement.

Salary

Lecturer: R359 804 – R608 664 p.a.

Senior Lecturer: R401 808.00pa (min)-R697 752 pa

Contact Person: G Govindasamy

Email: careers@dut.ac.za

Publication: Internal notice board

CLOSING DATE: 22 February 2021


EXECUTIVE DEAN: FACULTY OF ARTS AND DESIGN (Ref. 508)

The Faculty of Arts and Design consists of the following departments, with a current student enrolment of 3 219:
Drama and Production Studies . Fashion and Textiles . Fine Art and Jewellery Design . Media, Language and Communication . School of Education . Video Technology . Visual Communication Design .

Minimum Requirements: •A Doctorate in an appropriate discipline with a strong research profile that demonstrates leadership • A strong record of initiating and managing collaborations and partnerships at local, regional and international levels • Proven record of being a respected senior academic leader • At least ten (10) years’ work experience in the higher education environment of which five (5) years should have been in a senior academic management capacity • Sound knowledge of higher education and the higher education system in South Africa and internationally • Relevant higher education leadership and managerial skills.

Application forms indicating the reference of the preferred role together with a CV, qualifications and covering letter must be submitted to careers@dut.ac.za by 10 February 2021 and no later than 16h30. Please note that DUT may at our discretion appoint a candidate on any of the posts available. Queries related to the application may be directed to Geraldene Govindasamy, HRBP, Faculty of Arts and Design (031) 3732428.


FACULTY OF ARTS & DESIGN

Head of Department

Media, Language & Communication

Fashion & Textile

Visual Communication Design

Video Technology

Fine Arts

Jewellery Design

Minimum Requirements:

  • A PhD in the relevant discipline
  • A relevance in this context will depend on the cluster of academic programmes located in the department
  • Associate Professor, Professor or Senior Lecturer
  • Five (5) years’ experience in higher education or academic leadership
  • A record of Scholarship
  • Where mandatory, professional registration with the relevant Board.

Duration:

  • Five (5) years fixed contract, renewable for one additional term based on performance

Summary of duties:

  • Provide leadership to the department in respect of Teaching & Learning, Research and Engagement.
  • Dealing with student queries and complaints regarding the Department/Programme.
  • Represent the department in relevant fora.
  • Managing and supervising staff which includes:-
  • The allocation of workload.
  • Approval of leave.
  • Enhancing staff relations and building the team towards a student centred department.
  • Attending to matters such as study leave, grievances, disputes, training & development.
  • Appointment of part time and replacement staff.
  • Programme and project budgeting.
  • Enhancing Faculty projects e.g. Post graduate Recruitment and supervision, Siyaphumelela, FYSE, Orientation, Graduation.

Non Pensionable Allowance inclusive of cell phone allowance: R10 000 per month.

 Contact Person:             Ms G Govindasamy                               

Publication:                      Internal notice board, the advert is open to external candidates as well

Closing Date: 29 January 2021


CENTRE FOR GENERAL EDUCATION

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT – POST REF.: 445

Minimum Requirements:

  • D Tech /PhD qualification in Humanities or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years University teaching /professional experience.
  • Evidence of research and postgraduate supervision.

Additional Requirement:

  • Good communication and facilitation skills especially in large classes.
  • A strong passion for teaching and research.
  • Innovation thinking towards transformative education learning, teaching and assessment.
  • Psychology /Sociology/Anthropology majors.

Duration

  • Five (5) years fixed contract, renewable for one additional term based on performance

Duties:

  • Management of all matters relating to learning, teaching and assessment for Institutional General Education Modules.
  • Engage in development of curricula for Institution General Education Modules.
  • Actively involved in research in the Department.
  • Make major contribution to the academic quality by providing leadership in offering of modules.
  • Dealing with student queries and complaints regarding the Department/Programme.
  • Managing and supervising staff which includes:-
  • The allocation of workload.
  • Approval of leave.
  • Enhancing staff relations and building the team towards a student centred department.
  • Attending to matters such as study leave, grievances, disputes, training & development.
  • Appointment of part time and replacement staff.     
  • Programme and project budgeting.
  • Enhancing Faculty projects eg. Post graduate Recruitment and supervision, Siyaphumelela, FYSE, Orientation, Graduation.
  • Provide leadership to the department in respect of Teaching & Learning and Research.
  • Represent the department in relevant fora.

Non Pensionable Allowance inclusive of cell phone allowance: R10 000 per month.

Contact Person                  :      Ms P Naidoo

Status of Position               :      5 years contract

Closing Date: 04 FEBRUARY 2021

Please note:

Applicants must complete this Application for Employment form and submit it together with the CV, ID and qualifications, quoting the Post/Ref number they are applying for to: careers@dut.ac.za

“The University reserves the right not to appoint” or to re-advertise to widen the pool of applicants

Verification will be conducted on preferred candidates only.

DUT reserves the right to do a complete verification of the information you have provided.

DUT reserves the right to contact your referees or request additional referees.

While DUT strives for equal opportunities, preference will be given in terms of the University’s EquityPlan, with specific consideration for Female candidates.

Candidates must be fluent in English and must be in possession of a valid work permit.

Disclaimer

This information has been supplied by the Department of Human Resources at the Durban University of Technology.