Job Description

Job Title Head of SchoolLocationOrganization Name School of Human & Community DevelopmentDepartment DescriptionThe School of Human and Community Development brings together a diverse group of researchers, lecturers, trainers, practitioners and students in the disciplines of Psychology, Speech Pathology, Audiology, and Social Work and two research-based service delivery Centres. The School is home to some 76 academic staff, 14 Professional Administrative Staff and approximately 3400 undergraduate and 350 postgraduate students. The School is committed to developing research, theory and practice that contribute to individual and community well-being.Brief DescriptionThe Faculty of Humanities invites applications for the Headship of the School of Human and Community Development.

Responsibilities + Skills

She/he should encourage multi-disciplinarity within the School while respecting the integrity of the individual disciplines. The successful applicant would be expected to retain a commitment to teaching and research, implied in part by providing academic and intellectual vision and leadership to the School,


Requirements include: a PhD, existing appointment at Associate Professor / full Professor level, good interpersonal and management skills, and a strong record of teaching and research in any discipline concerned with understanding and promoting individual and community development.


Job Summary

  • Published on: Saturday, 8th February 2020
  • Designation: Head of School
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Saturday, 8th February 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: university of the witwatersrand.
  • Address: Ground Floor - Solomon Mahlangu House (formerly Senate House) Jorissen Street Braamfontein 2000
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  • At the Senior Lecturer Level, a PhD is essential. The successful candidate will have a record of scholarship/teaching and be research active in Applied Mechanics. S/he will conduct and supervise research at all levels. The successful candidate will have a proven record of interactions with industry and the profession. A record of substantial research funding will be advantageous.The successful candidate at any level will have a good knowledge of the basic material pertaining to undergraduate Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering courses, and the background to be able to be registered as a Professional Engineer, if not already registered in South Africa.

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