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Lecturer / Therapist: Division of Speech-Language and Hearing Therapy

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The incumbent will participate in the full range of academic activities associated with offering quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Stellenbosch University

Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Division of Speech-Language and Hearing Therapy

Lecturer / Therapist

(Ref. TGB15/175/0621)

The Division of Speech-Language and Hearing Therapy within the Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences wishes to appoint an academic with a broad range of clinical experience at Lecturer level. The incumbent will participate in the full range of academic activities associated with offering quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Ongoing engagement in research and development of Divisional research capacity will be embedded in scholarly activities. The incumbent would also be expected to contribute to multilingualism within the Division.

Duties:
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in language and literacy development and language disorders across the lifespan, including Alternative Augmentative Communication (AAC);
  • Clinical supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students;
  • Active involvement in the development of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching modules;
  • Research supervision in the focus areas of the Division and Faculty;
  • Participating in the teaching, research and community activities, as well as projects of the Division, Department and Faculty;
  • Publication of research;
  • Academic administration and management;
  • Clinical service provision and consultation in relevant clinical areas.
Job Requirements:
  • A Bachelor-level qualification in Speech-Language Therapy and relevant Master's-level qualification;
  • Registrable with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a Speech-Language therapist;
  • At least three years' experience of working as a professional speech-language therapist in the relevant areas; or at least three years' experience of teaching at a Higher Education institution; or at least three years' experience as clinical supervisor of students in training;
  • The ability to communicate in more than one South African language;
  • Proven organisational skills;
  • The ability to function well within a team;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Computer literacy (MS Office).
Recommendation:
  • Relevant experience in teaching and learning;
  • Research experience and good knowledge of research methodology;
  • A PhD, or preparation for a PhD degree in/or related to the field of Speech-Language therapy will be a strong consideration;
  • Publication in a subsidy bearing academic journal or book.

Enquiries regarding the job content: Dr. Gouwa Dawood on 021 938 9494, or at gouwa@sun.ac.za

Enquiries regarding remuneration/benefits as well as technical assistance with the electronic application process: Human Resources Client Service Centre on 021 808 2753, or at SUN-E-HR@sun.ac.za

Commencement Date: 01-Aug-2021

Closing Date: 23-Jun-2021

The University is committed to employment equity (EE), and appointments will be made in line with the EE plan for the specific environment as well as Stellenbosch University's institutional EE Plan.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Apply online at http://www.sun.ac.za/english/careers

Your application, comprising a comprehensive curriculum vitae (including the names and e-mail  addresses of at least three referees), must reach the University before or on the closing date of the advertised post.

The University reserves the right to investigate qualifications and conduct background checks on all candidates.

Should no feedback be received from the University within six weeks of the closing date, kindly accept that your application did not succeed.

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