University of South Africa Vacancies (16 Positions)

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13 Jun, 2012

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Education News

UNISA is the only publicly funded Institution in South Africa dedicated to distance education.  In keeping with its mandate as a comprehensive, open and distance learning tertiary institution offering a variety of academic and career-focused programmes, the University is inviting applications for positions in the COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

To be considered for a position applicants must meet all the generic requirements plus the specific requirements as stated per position. If found suitable for appointment, Unisa may offer an applicant a position at a level other than the level that was applied for.  Furthermore, Unisa reserves the right to offer the applicant a contract appointment.

All applicants must attach a teaching statement (max 2 000 words) to their application as specified in one of the following options: 

Option A: External applicants (from academic and non academic positions) and internal applicants (from non academic positions) – Describe how you intend to approach their teaching by taking into account the information in the following policies/document:

  • Unisa’s Tuition Policy
  • Unisa’s Open Distance Learning Policy
  • Unisa’s Assessment Policy
  • Curriculum Policy
  • Open Distance Learning (ODL) Pedagogy

All these Policies and ODL Pedagogy document of UNISA can be accessed on the web using a search engine.


Option B: Internal applicants (from academic positions) –

Explain your:

  • Involvement in, or approach to, Open Distance Learning
  • Approach to fostering a learner-centered approach
  • Involvement in, or approach to, teaching at either undergraduate or postgraduate level
  • Involvement in developing study material as an individual or in a team approach
  • The extent to which the applicant has, or would, use an electronic learning platform for teaching
  • Their pass success rates in the courses the applicant teaches and the applicant’s plans to increase or maintain these rates
  • A peer and student evaluation of the applicant’s teaching
  • The applicant’s involvement in and provision of learner support to students

See more details and apply online

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