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Head of Department at University Pretoria

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7 Jun, 2016

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FACULTY OF HUMANITIES
DEPARTMENT OF HISTORICAL AND HERITAGE STUDIES
PROFESSOR / ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AND HEAD OF DEPARTMENT (ONE POST)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The incumbent will be responsible for:

The strategic, academic and operational management of the Department;
Promoting the Department’s research profile;
Ensuring scholarly academic and professional education and training;
Playing an active role as an academic leader in the discipline at a national and international level;
Fundraising for departmental activities.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

A Doctorate in History;
A proven research and publication record;
A proven postgraduate supervision track record.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):

Academic leadership status in the relevant discipline;
Experience in high-level liaison with internal and external stakeholders and professional boards;
An appropriate vision for the Department;
International recognition;
Strong leadership skills, as well as strong interpersonal communication skills.

ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:

Managerial experience at a tertiary institution;
A strong research record in one of the Department’s research specialisation fields;
NRF rating.

CLOSING DATE: 30 June 2016

No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.

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