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Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer: History

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2 Posts at Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer levels available in the Department of History. One is a permanent post and the other one is a contract post from 2021 to December 2025.

Recognising that diversity is important in achieving excellence, Rhodes University especially encourages South African members of underrepresented designated groups to apply. Spouses and Partners of existing staff members are also encouraged to apply.

Requirements
A PhD in History or a cognate discipline is required for applicants applying at Associate Professor/ Senior Lecturer levels. Candidates should have experience in teaching and researching in the disciplinary areas of the Social, Political and Cultural History of Africa. The ability to teach Gender Studies and/or Latin American and Caribbean Studies would be an advantage. Ability to teach through blended learning would be a further advantage.

Associate Professor:

Considerable teaching experience at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels required including Masters and PhD levels. Research supervision of Masters and PhD degrees to completion required.

Senior Lecturer:

Teaching experience at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels required. Research supervision of at least Masters' degrees to completion required.

Lecturer:

A PhD in History or a cognate discipline required. Candidates who are close to completing a PhD may be considered, provided convincing evidence is submitted. Tutoring, practical facilitation and some teaching experience required. Ability to teach and research in the disciplinary areas of the Social, Political and Cultural History of Africa required. The ability to teach Gender Studies and/or Latin American and Caribbean Studies would be an advantage. Ability to teach through blended learning would be a further advantage. No research supervision required. Candidates with supervision experience would be an advantage.

For additional information on the requirements on the different levels, please refer to the Academic Role Profile.

VERY IMPORTANT: Applications should be submitted online by accessing the link: https://www.ru.ac.za/jobs/publishedvacancies/

Candidates should submit all the documents (Comprehensive CV, Letter of Motivation, Application Form and Qualifications (including transcript).Failure to submit such documentation will result in an application not being considered.

The selection process and full minimum requirements for this post is contained in the above link.

Please note that this appointment will be made in line with the requirements of the Employment Equity Act of RSA and the University's recruitment and selection policies and equity strategies. The initial focus will be on equity candidates. An employment check will be conducted on successful candidates.

If you have any questions or experience challenges with the system, please contact Ms Ntosh Gongqa on 046 603 8616 or Ms Shannon Thurston on 046 6037036.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. These positions are advertised as permanent posts, but the University may opt to appoint on a fixed-term contract of not less than three-years. The University reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of the post. An application in itself does not entitle the applicant to an interview. Please apply online by accessing the Rhodes University Website.

Closing Date: 21 June 2021

If you are not contacted within 30 days from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful

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