Job Details

  • Reference number: WSU-BCC–FSET 05/2021/17
  • Province: Eastern Cape
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: May 18th

Background to Position

WSU Senior Lecturer is an academic with attributes as defined by the policy on academic appointments and promotions, with duties in teaching and learning, research development and community engagement. The senior lecture is an academic leader with the requisite expertise in the three pillars of academia. The incumbent reports to the HOD in respect of the key performance areas listed hereunder. 

LOCATION: Walter Sisulu University- Buffalo City Campus

Job Description

  • Provide Academic leadership within the Fine Art programme and Visual Arts Dept.
  • Ability to teach at all levels and supervise research projects.
  • Compile teaching material, conduct classes, asses and do administrative duties associated with teaching and learning.
  • Competence in teaching and convening coursers within the Department.
  • Vertical and horizontal integration of programme content
  • Assist department/Faculty in academic and administrative responsibilities.
  • Promote research and community partnership within the department.
  • Mentorship and development of Junior staff members 

Inherent Criteria

  • PHD in Fine Art or Visual Arts
  • Minimum of five (5) years post graduate supervision, teaching/lecturing or industry experience
  • Proven or demonstrated track record of supervising postgraduate students
  • A steady publication record of quality research outputs through accredited and/or internationally recognised research journals/conference proceedings 

Application Requirement

  • A letter of motivation.
  • A comprehensive CV.
  • An abridged CV.
  • Names and contact details for at least 3 referees.
  • certified copies of required qualifications
  • detailed academic record
  • Identity Document

Applications, which should contain a completed WSU application form obtainable at Human Resources Department,

Telephonic enquiries: (043) 708 5379 Ms N Mwanda

Closing Date: 28 May 2021 

About WSU

Walter Sisulu University was established on 1 July 2005 through a merger of the former Border Technikon, Eastern Cape Technikon and the University of Transkei. WSU is a comprehensive university established in terms of the Higher Education Act, 1997 (Act No. 101 of 1997), as amended. WSU has positioned itself as a gateway institution is improving access to higher education. As a developmental, comprehensive university, WSU offers students a wealth of academic choices, articulation and mobility across the qualifications ranging from certificates to diplomas, degrees and postgraduate studies. Strategically located within the Eastern Cape Province, WSU has a footprint of about 1,000 square kilometres across the urban and rural areas of the region. This provides the University with the platform to engage with the drivers of development so that an appropriate programme and research mix meets the needs of the region, province and the country. WSU focuses on quality academic, technological and career-orientated programmes that provide relevant skills for development in rural and urban areas, placing special emphasis on entrepreneurship.