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5804: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor (Public Admin and Man/ Public Finance Man)

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KINDLY TAKE NOTE: Applications may only be submitted online through the official UFS vacancy website: https://ufs.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll - Applications submitted through any other platform will not be considered.

Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Department of Public Administration and Management
Qwaqwa Campus
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor
Job ID: 5804

This post was previously advertised as Job ID 5736. All applications received in response to the previous advertisements, will automatically be considered again. Previous applicants therefore do not need to reapply.

KINDLY TAKE NOTE: Applications may only be submitted online through the official UFS vacancy website: https://ufs.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll - Applications submitted through any other platform will not be considered.

Please ensure that all relevant documentation is attached to your application.
• A detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter.
• Copies of qualifications (please provide the SAQA accreditation in the case of foreign qualifications).
• Copies of all academic records (applicable where inherently required).
• A copy of your identity document (ID or passport in the case of foreign nationals).
• Proof of registration with a Professional Body (if applicable).
• A copy of your driver’s license (if applicable).
• Confirmation of employment from current employer / last employer if unemployed (only applicable to external applicants).

Duties and responsibilities:
• Teach Public Financial Management, Supply Chain Management and Project Management modules.
• to undergraduate and postgraduate students.
• Perform academic administration of undergraduate and postgraduate modules pertaining to
• learning, teaching, research and assessments.
• Contribute to curriculum development in the department and faculty.
• Provide supervision in postgraduate programmes to Honours, master’s, or PhD students.
• Conduct high-quality research, publish in accredited journals, and deliver quality research outputs in
line with the faculty's research strategy.
• Provide leadership in pursuit of the department and faculty’s strategic plan with regard to research,
learning and teaching, engaged scholarship, as well as leadership and administration.
• Participate in additional academic activities including, but not limited to, presentation of research.
papers at national and/or international conferences as well as involvement in departmental/faculty
research projects.
• Serve as a member of various academic and research committees and perform any other tasks allocated by the Dean and Head of the department.
• Develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships with relevant research, civil society,
government, industry, and professional organisations.

Inherent requirements:
Lecturer
• A doctoral degree on NQF Level 10 that is relevant to the field of Public Administration and Management/ Public Financial Management (permanent appointment).
or
• A master’s degree on NQF Level 9 that is relevant to the field of Public Administration and Management/ Public Financial Management (contract appointment: 5 years, during which a doctoral degree on NQF Level 10 that is relevant to the field of Public Administration and Management / Public Financial Management must be obtained to be converted into a permanent appointment).
• Proven record of teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level in the field of Public Administration and Management / Public Financial Management.
• Proven experience in supervising to completion of honours students.
• Proven experience in the presentation of papers at national scholarly conferences.
• A proven research record of relevant publications in national accredited journals.

Senior Lecturer
• A doctoral degree on NQF Level 10 that is relevant to the field of Public Administration and Management/ Public Financial Management.
• Proven record of teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level in the field of Public
Financial Management.
• Proven experience in supervising to completion of honours and master’s students.
• Proven experience in the presentation of papers at national scholarly conferences.
• Proven national recognition for specialist expertise and research in the area of scholarship of Public Administration and Management/Public Financial Management.
• An NRF rating or demonstrate potential for obtaining an NRF rating.
• A proven research record of relevant publications in national and international accredited journals.

Associate Professor
• A doctoral degree on NQF Level 10 that is relevant to the field of Public Administration and
Management/Public Financial Management.
• Proven record of teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level in the field of Public
Financial Management.
• Experience as an external examiner for postgraduate students.
• Proven experience in supervising to completion of master’s and PhD students.
• An NRF rating of Y1, Y2, or C3 or equivalent status.
• Proven experience in the presentation of research papers at national and international
conferences, where there is evidence of peer review of papers.
• Experience on the editorial board of a scholarly journal.
• Proven national recognition for specialist expertise and research leadership in the area of
scholarship of public financial management.
• A proven research record of relevant publications in accredited national and international journals.
• Proven service experience as an active member of a national or international scholarly society,
committee, or agency concerned with research at higher education levels.

Recommendations:
• Proven lecturing experience in the Higher Education environment.
• Proven experience in presenting Public Financial Management, Supply Chain Management and
Project Management modules.
• Sound knowledge of the South African Public Financial Management policy and legislative
environment.
• Proven public sector work experience.

Required competencies:
• Results oriented:
     - The ability to cope with a frequently changing environment and to adapt to evolving situations.
     - The ability to be reliable, responsible, dependable and to fulfil obligations.
• Strategic thinking:
     - The ability to deal with several activities at a time.
     - The ability to carefully analyse information and use logic to address issues and problems at work.
• Business Acumen:
     - The ability to adhere to rules and strictly follow work regulations.
     - Proficient in using MS Office.
• Leading:
     - The ability to lead, take charge of situations, and offer opinions and directions to others.
     - The ability to be cooperative with others, display a good-natured attitude, and encourage people to work together.
• Building coalitions:
     - The ability to negotiate, sell, influence and to persuade others.
     - The ability to interact with others and establish personal connections with people.

Assumption of duties:
01 September 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter

Closing date:
14 July 2024

Salary:
The salary is available on request.

Fringe benefits:
(Subject to specific conditions): pension scheme, medical aid scheme, group life insurance, housing allowance, leave and sick leave, service bonus and study benefits.

Enquiries:
For enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 9810 or MofoloNG@ufs.ac.za or Recruit@ufs.ac.za. Additionally, kindly contact 051 401 9848/ 9813/ 9810/ 9814 for assistance.

General:
The UFS is a designated employer and is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity, and redress in achieving its equity targets in accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets. Preference will be given to candidates from the under-represented designated groups including candidates with disabilities. Our Employment Equity Policy is available at : EEA13_EE Plan UFS 1 March 2022 (003).pdf

The University processes personal information in line with its obligations under the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) and any personal information provided to the University will be treated as confidential and processed in accordance with the rights provided to data subjects under POPIA.

The University reserves the right not to fill the post. The UFS will only consider applications of candidates who meet all the inherent requirements of the position. Applications that are incomplete will not be considered. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date for applications, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

Application Link: https://ufs.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/1504

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