Lecturer Communication and Media – UJ

Job description
The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Johannesburg is seeking to make an appointment of a lecturer in the School of Communication. We are
seeking an exceptionally motivated, qualified, and ambitious aspirant academic to contribute to, and expand, the Faculty’s current teaching and
research interests/specialisations.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute meaningfully to the projects of the department, including administrative duties, and teach in
undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Communication and Media.
•Prepare and deliver lectures and/or practical sessions for undergraduate students.
• Prepare/design and mark assignments, tests, and exams.
•Travel between campuses should the need arise.
• Attend departmental and faculty meetings.
•Build a research profile and publish articles in peer-reviewed/accredited journals.
•Supervise postgraduate students.
•Be actively involved and perform any other tasks or activities which fall within the general functioning of the Department of Communication & Media
and Strategic Communication.
•Participate in community engagement initiatives in the Department of Communication & Media, Strategic Communication and within the Faculty.
Minimum requirements
Minimum Requirements: PhD in Communication, Media, Strategic Communication, or commensurate field.
1-2 years theoretical and practical teaching experience at the tertiary level.
Demonstrable research experience.
Experience in Blackboard (or related E-teaching platform) and blended learning.
Demonstrated ability/experience to work with a multidisciplinary team.
Produced accredited publications (articles or book chapters).
Postgraduate supervisory experience.
Competencies and Behavioural Attributes:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
Excellent computer literacy skills.
Strong interpersonal relational skills.
Ability to function well under pressure.
Good planning and organizational skills.

Closing Date: 9 April 2023

Enquiries regarding the job content: Prof Shanade Barnabas (HOD) on (011) 559-7248
Enquiries regarding remunerations and benefits: Lungisa Zihlangu on (011) 559-7540

Your application, comprising of a detailed Curriculum Vitae as well as the names and full contact details (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at
least three traceable and credible referees must be uploaded before or on the closing date of the advertised post. Please also attach the following: a copy of your
highest academic qualification, proof of registration with professional bodies you might belong to and if applying for an academic position, a list of accredited
research output and/ or a portfolio of your creative output.

Enquiries (UJ e-recruitment Portal)
If you have general enquiries regarding the advertised post, please send an e-mail with the subject line being the reference number of the post to vacancies@uj.ac.za
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Candidates may be subjected to appropriate psychometric testing and other selection instruments. In conjunction to merit on the basis of qualifications, experience and proven achievements the University of Johannesburg is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and those individuals from the historically disadvantaged groups. As necessitated by operational requirements the University reserves the right not to make an appointment to positions advertised.

If you have not received a response from the University within 8 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.