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4616: Lecturer/ Medical Officer (Human Anatomy and Physiology)

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Faculty Health Sciences School of Biomedical Sciences Department of Basic Medical Sciences Bloemfontein Campus Lecturer/ Medical Officer (Human Anatomy and Physiology) Job ID: 4616

Faculty Health Sciences
School of Biomedical Sciences
Department of Basic Medical Sciences
Bloemfontein Campus
Lecturer/ Medical Officer (Human Anatomy and Physiology)
Job ID: 4616

This post was previously advertised as Job ID: 4525. All applications received in response to the previous advertisement, 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/Applications submitted through any other platform will not be considered. 

Please ensure that all relevant documentation is attached to your application. INCOMPLETE OR APPLICATIONS SENT VIA EMAIL WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. 

  • A detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter; 
  • Certified copies (not older than 6 months) of all academic records;
  • Certified copies (not older than 6 months) of qualifications (please provide the SAQA accreditation in the case of foreign qualifications);
  • A certified copy (not older than 6 months) of your identity document (ID);
  • Proof of registration with a Professional Body (if applicable);
  • A copy of your driver's license (if applicable).
  • A service record of your current employer / last employer (only applicable to external applicants).

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Present lectures, tutorials and small-group discussions in Human Anatomy and Physiology for undergraduate students in the Faculty of Health Sciences.
  • Present lectures, seminars and tutorials in Human Anatomy and Physiology for postgraduate students in medicine and the health professions.
  • Facilitate small-group discussions and practical sessions for undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Faculty of Health Sciences.
  • Involvement in curriculum development and module management in modules presented to undergraduate and post graduate students in health professions.
  • Participate in the departmental research programme and postgraduate supervision.

Inherent requirements:

Lecturer:

  • A Master's degree (in the field of Human Anatomy and Physiology) or M. Med degree on NQF level 9.

Medical Officer: 

  • An MBChB. Degree.
  • Registration as Physician with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) and experience in medical practice.

Recommendations:

  • Willingness to enrol for a doctoral degree in the field of Anatomy/Physiology at the first available opportunity, if not yet attained by the time of appointment.
  • Research experience in the clinical field of Anatomy/Physiology with evidence of manuscript produced that have the potential to be converted or submitted for publication, ideally in an accredited journal.
  • Proven academic work experience in the higher education sector.
  • Proven experience in the delivery of poster or oral presentations at conferences or equivalent activities.
  • A valid driver's license. 

Required competencies: 

  • Results orientated:
    • The ability to stick with tasks, not give up and overcome obstacles in competing tasks.
    • 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 plan work and to follow plans. 
  • Business acumen:
    • Ability to adhere to rules and strictly follow work regulations.
    • Proficient in using MS Office.
  • Leading:
    • Ability to maintain high levels of personal motivation, energy and enthusiasm.
    • Ability to be cooperative with others, display good-natured attitude, and encourage people to work together.
  • Building coalitions:
    • The ability to be self-assured and at ease with people in all types of social situations.
    • The ability to interact with others and establish personal connections with people. 

Assumption of duties: As soon as possible.

Closing date: 08 July 2022

Salary: The salary scale is available on request. 

Enquiries:
For enquiries, please feel free to contact me at 051 401 9810 or email at MofoloNG@ufs.ac.za or  Recruit@ufs.ac.za. Additionally, kindly contact 051 401 /9857 /9848 /9003 for assistance.

General:
The University reserves the right not to fill the post. The University subscribes to and applies the principles prescribed by the Employment Equity Act. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the aforementioned act and the employee profile of the specific department/ division. 

The UFS is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity and redress in achieving its equity targets. Our Employment Equity Plan is available at https://ufsacza.sharepoint.com/sites/supportservices/hr/Resources/Employment%20Equity%20Plan_July2017.pdf. For this post, we seek particularly to attract black (i.e. African, Coloured and Indian) and disabled South African candidates.


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 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.

 The UFS will only consider applications of candidates who meet all the inherent requirements of the position.

APPLICATION LINK: https://ufs.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/348

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