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Lecturing Post - History, University of the Witwatersrand

JOB : Lecturing Post, History, Wits

The Department of History has a well established reputation for producing scholarship of international quality and for intellectual excellence, leadership and relevance. It has a lively and rigorous postgraduate and undergraduate teaching programme.

We seek to fill one permanent Lectureship position.

Commencement date : 1 May 2017

Qualifications & Experience :

PhD required. University teaching and postgraduate supervision experience as well as published articles in accredited journals will be an added advantage. We want to appoint an Africanist who will contribute to the development of the Department’s teaching and supervising capacity, with a special, but not exclusive, interest in West and/or North African history. The applicant should be willing to teach beyond their own area/s of expertise.

This is an equity appointment and therefore blacks and females are encouraged to apply.

Duties : Teaching and developing undergraduate and postgraduate courses, postgraduate supervision, regular activity in research and publishing, and administrative responsibilities.

Submit a letter of motivation, detailed CV and the names and contact details of three referees (incl. e-mail addresses)

Internal employees are invited to apply directly on Oracle by following the path : iWits /Self Service application/“Apply for a job”

External applicants are invited to apply, by registering a profile on the Wits i-recruitment platform located at https://irec.wits.ac.za and submitting your application.

The University is committed to employment equity. Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the underrepresented designated groups in terms of the relevant employment equity plans and policies of the University. The University retains the right not to make an appointment and to verify all information provided by candidates.

Closing Date : 28th February 2017

Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment or to re-advertise.

Enquiries : Please contact members of the Department.