Lecturer / Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor / Professor - Department of Psychology

Country: South Africa;

City: Grahamstown

Vacancy added: 02.08.2019

Employer: Rhodes University

Resumes due: 02.09.2019

 

Recognising that diversity is important in achieving excellence, Rhodes University especially encourages South African members of underrepresented designated groups to apply. Spouses and Partners of existing staff members are also encouraged to apply.

 

Requirements:

Professor

  • A PhD in Psychology or closely related field.
  • Extensive teaching experience at the undergraduate and post graduate levels required including at Masters and PhD levels.
  • Experience in teaching and clinically supervising in the disciplinary areas of psychological assessment and/or intervention.
  • Research supervision of Masters and PhD degrees to completion required.
  • Very good to outstanding research track record.
  • Registration with the HPCSA as a Counselling Psychologist with at least 3 years of post-registration experience is a requirement. 

Associate Professor

  • A PhD in Psychology or closely related field.
  • Considerable teaching experience at the undergraduate and post graduate levels required including at Masters and PhD levels.
  • Experience in teaching and clinically supervising in the disciplinary areas of psychological assessment and/or intervention.
  • Research supervision of Masters to completion and preferably PhD degrees to completion required.
  • Good to very good research track record.
  • Registration with the HPCSA as a Counselling Psychologist with at least 3 years of post-registration experience is a requirement.

Senior Lecturer

  • A PhD in Psychology or closely related field is normally required.
  • Teaching experience at the undergraduate and post graduate levels required.
  • Experience in teaching, researching and/ or clinically supervising in the disciplinary areas of psychological assessment and/or intervention.
  • Research supervision of at least Masters’ degrees to completion is preferable.
  • Good to satisfactory research track record.
  • For the post of Senior Lecturer, registration with the HPCSA as a Counselling Psychologist is a requirement, preferably with 3 years of post-registration experience.

Lecturer

  • At least a Masters’ degree in Psychology, preferably with progress being made towards a PhD.
  • Tutoring or facilitation experience required.
  • No teaching experience is required.
  • Ability to teach and clinically supervise in the disciplinary areas of psychological assessment and/or intervention.
  • Satisfactory research record.
  • Candidates are required to have at least met all the academic requirements of an HPCSA-accredited Masters’ degree in Counselling Psychology and have completed an accredited internship in Counselling Psychology and be eligible to write the HPCSA Board Examination in Counselling Psychology.

For additional information on the requirements on the different levels, please refer to the Academic Role Profile.

It is essential that prospective candidates read the role profile, further particulars relating to this post and ensure that all relevant documentation is submitted. 

Please note that this appointment will be made in line with the requirements of the Employment Equity Act of RSA and the University’s recruitment and selection policies and equity strategies. The initial focus will be on equity candidates.

In terms of Immigration Legislation (Act No. 13 of 2002 & Regulations), international staff members (non-SA citizens) have to comply with the provisions of the Act. This means that the period of employment to non-SA citizens will be guided by the validity period of the work permit.  In line with legislation governing employment of foreign nationals, employment contracts will be offered on the basis that a development plan would be implemented for the transfer of skills to a South African resident. The onus is on candidates to ensure that they are in possession of a valid work permit before the commencement of employment at the University, failing which the employment with Rhodes University will be terminated.

VERY IMPORTANT: The system DOES NOT allow for multiple attachments. Candidates should submit all the application documents as a single composite document, which includes the application form, a letter of motivation which clearly indicates the level they are applying for, a comprehensive CV and relevant qualifications, proof of registration including academic transcripts.

If you have any questions or experiencing challenges on the system, please contact Ms Ntosh Gongqa on 046 603 8616 or jobs-red@ru.ac.za

Failure to submit such documentation will result in an application not being considered. Please examine the following documents:

  • Application Form Academic
  • Curriculum Vitae Required Format- Academic
  • Role Profile
  • Further particulars about the post and the Selection Process

The selection process that will be followed for this post including dates of short-listing, the interview etc, is contained in the document above.  The Full Minimum Requirements against which candidates are to be measured are outlined in the requirements document.

Shortlisted candidates must be available to be interviewed on the 26 and 27 September 2019.

 

Remuneration

Professor Level:

Basic salary Pension/Provident fund:  R732, 743 per annum

Approximate cost to company: R937, 650 per annum

Associate Professor Level:

Basic salary Pension/Provident fund:  R623, 306 per annum

Approximate cost to company: R802, 254 per annum

Senior Lecturer Level:

Basic salary Pension/Provident fund: R523, 726 per annum:

Approximate cost to company: R679, 055 per annum

Lecturer level:

Basic salary Pension/Provident fund: R433, 689

Approximate cost to company: R567, 661

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. This position is advertised as a permanent post, but the University may opt to appoint on a fixed-term contract of not less than three-years. The University reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of the post. An application in itself does not entitle the applicant to an interview.  Please apply online by accessing the Rhodes University Website.

Closing Date:  02 September 2019

If you are not contacted within 30 days from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful

 
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