The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a vibrant and cosmopolitan university, anchored in Africa and driven by a powerful strategy focused on attaining global excellence and stature (GES). With an emphasis on independent thinking, sustainable development, and strategic partnerships, UJ is an international university of choice. The University is guided by the Vice-Chancellor’s vision of “Positioning UJ in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) for societal impact in the context of the changing social, political, and economic fortunes of Africa”.
- Responsible to teach, develop, manage and design study material for modules in the Department of Public law, with a specific focus on modules in the first year.
- Responsible to supervise postgraduate students.
- Required to be actively involved in research and publications, academic development, faculty and departmental administrative and other activities, and community service.
- Where not in possession of an LLD degree, required to obtain such a degree within a reasonable time.
- Committed to self-development and demonstrate such development by excellence in teaching and learning, research, community engagement and academic leadership.
- May be required to teach on any of the University's campuses.
- Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department.
- Administering the tutorship system.
- In possession of an LLM degree (NQF level 9) in a related field.
- A track record of teaching law subjects to law students and research with a public law focus;
- Accredited research output; and
- Expertise in relevant approaches and methods in teaching including in an online environment.
- Knowledge of university, faculty policies, rules, and regulations.
- A record of successful postgraduate supervision; and
- Peer-reviewed publications in accredited journals
- It may be expected from shortlisted candidates to do a presentation to the faculty and its stakeholders on a topic as determined by the faculty.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Strong leadership, organisational, interpersonal skills.
- Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to work with faculty, staff, students, and community members as well as organisational leaders.
- Collegial and emotionally intelligent.
- Innovative, proactive, and creative.
- Ability to work in a pressurised environment.
- Accomplished writing and presentation skills.
- High level of integrity and ethical foundation.
- Enthusiasm and passion for Teaching, Research and Community Engagement.
- Experience in teaching and learning and assessment in an online environment.
Your application, comprising of a detailed Curriculum Vitae as well as the names and full contact details (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at least three traceable and credible referees must be uploaded before or on the closing date of the advertised post. Please also attach the following: a copy of your highest academic qualification, proof of registration with professional bodies you might belong to and if applying for an academic position, a list of accredited research output and/ or a portfolio of your creative output.
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Candidates may be subjected to appropriate psychometric testing and other selection instruments.In conjunction to merit on the basis of qualifications, experience and proven achievements the University of Johannesburg is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and those individuals from the historically disadvantaged groups. As necessitated by operational requirements the University reserves the right not to make an appointment to positions advertised. If you have not received a response from the University within 8 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.