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Stellenbosch University Business School Vacancies – Professor

Website Stellenbosch University

Job Description:

Reporting to the Dean of the Faculty and the Chief Executive Officer Tygerberg Hospital respectively

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operational management of human resources and finances of the Department;
  • Overall responsibility for research and innovation, which includes supervision of postgraduate students at least on Master’s level, mentoring and participating in the design, execution, supervision, publication and translation of research in priority areas;
  • Initiating, leading and conducting independant research that leads to publications in peer reviewed journals and succesful application of research grants;
  • Act as external examiner and moderator of undergraduate and postgraduate examinations, theses and dissertations;
  • Overall strategic leadership and operational management of the Department, giving expression to its vision of becoming a world-class centre for training, teaching and learning, clinical service, research and innovation in Paediatrics and Child Health;
  • Collaborating and participating in scientific and professional organisations and interdepartmental activities through innovative networking;
  • Fostering an inclusive and collegial environment that encourages a high level of performance, communication and teamwork;
  • Clinical governance and participating in clinical service delivery commitments of the Department, including commuted overtime at Tygerberg
  • Hospital in clinical service supervision and clinical leadership;
  • Active participation in the internationalisation efforts of the University/Faculty.
  • Overall responsibility for guiding, mentoring and supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students across the Faculty’s distributed training platform;
  • Expanding and strengthening collaboration with health services, communities and other stakeholders;
  • Contributing to the goals and functioning of the University and Western Cape Department of Health and Wellness, as well as National
  • Department of Health through active involvement in the relevant management structures, committees and strategic initiatives;
  • Overall responsibility for teaching and learning, which includes leading and guiding curriculum development and assessments;

Job Requirements:

  • A PhD in Paediatrics or a related relevant area;
  • Proven management and leadership experience in a clinical environment;
  • A track record of proven independent research and guidance of research with publications and related research outputs commensurate with the expected outputs at a professoriate level, including a record of successful research grants secured;
  • Proven management and leadership experience in an academic environment;
  • Experience and proven expertise in curriculum development, planning and implementation in the health sciences;
  • Proven national and international academic and specialist stature and recognition;
  • Proven ability to provide quality teaching and assessment and to promote independent learning for students using innovative and creative methods at undergraduate and postgraduate level;
  • Ability to organise, take initiative and act as leader at departmental level.
  • A postgraduate qualification which should include a MMed degree or College qualification or equivalent in Paediatrics;
  • Registration with the South African Health Professions Council as specialist in Paediatrics;
  • Proven record of specialist participation in seminars, invitations as guest lecturer indicating academic standing;

Job Details:

Company: Stellenbosch University

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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