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Professor/ Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer and Head of Division (Head of Clinical Department)

Job Summary
The incumbent's duties will include overall strategic leadership and operational management of the Division, giving expression to its vision of becoming a world-class centre for training, teaching and learning, clinical service, research and more.

Stellenbosch University

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Professor/ Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer and Head of Division (Head of Clinical Department): Otorhinolaryngology

(Ref: TGB03/186/0621)

Stellenbosch University is an inclusive, innovative and future focused institution, a place of discovery and excellence where both staff and students are thought leaders in advancing knowledge in the service of all stakeholders.

In partnership with the Western Cape Government, Department of Health, we are seeking an incumbent who will provide vision and leadership that will enhance our position as a leading Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Appointment is on the joint establishment of Stellenbosch University and the Western Cape Government, Department of Health, on the conditions of service of the University.

Reporting through the Executive Head: Surgical Sciences, to the Chief Executive Officer Tygerberg Hospital and the Dean: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, the incumbent's duties will include:

Duties:
  • Overall strategic leadership and operational management of the Division, giving expression to its vision of becoming a world-class centre for training, teaching and learning, clinical service, research and innovation in Otorhinolaryngology;
  • Fostering an inclusive and collegial environment that encourages a high level of performance, communication and teamwork;
  • Operational management of human resources and finances of the Division;
  • Participating in clinical service delivery commitments of the Division, including commuted overtime at Tygerberg Hospital;
  • Overall academic responsibility for teaching and learning, which includes supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students in Otorhinolaryngology across the Faculty's distributed training platform;
  • Overall responsibility for research and innovation, which includes leading, mentoring and participating in the design, execution, supervision, publication and translation of research in priority areas;
  • Actively participating in the internationalisation efforts of the University;
  • Contributing to the goals and functioning of the University and the Health Department through active involvement in the relevant management structures of the University and the Western Cape Government;
  • Expanding and strengthening collaboration with health services, communities and other stakeholders.
Job Requirements:
  • A postgraduate qualification in Otorhinolaryngology which may include an MMed degree and/or FC Otorhinolaryngology;
  • Registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a Specialist in Otorhinolaryngology;
  • Proven record of Otorhinolaryngology surgical competence as evidenced by the submission of a personal surgical logbook of the past three years;
  • Teaching, clinical training and examining experience in Otorhinolaryngology at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels;
  • A proven record of independent and innovative research and guidance of postgraduate research;
  • Proven national and international recognition as a specialist Otorhinolaryngologist.

Recommendation:

  • A doctoral qualification.

Enquiries regarding job content: Prof. E Steyn, Acting Executive Head, Department of Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, on 021 938 9567, or at esteyn@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-Jan-2022

Closing Date: 20-Sep-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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