Wits 2023 Application – Associate Professor

Website University of the Witwatersrand

Job Description:

Applications are invited for the position of Associate Professor/Professor in the Division of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the School of Education, University of the Witwatersrand. The Division is looking for a candidate that would provide intellectual leadership in the field of Educational Leadership. Her/his principal task would be to supervise doctoral, Masters and Honours students and teach M Ed and Honours course packages on educational leadership. A track-record in research on leadership in relation to instruction/teaching and learning would be strong recommendation.

Job Requirements:

  • The ability to operate at the interfaces between academia and government at senior levels would be advantageous.
  • S/he will also be expected to align strongly with the provincial and national departments of education.

Qualification & Experience:

  • The incumbent will be responsible for post-graduate supervision (Ph.D., Masters and Honours), managing and growing postgraduate Educational Leadership activities, and contributing to teaching on the Advanced Diploma in School Leadership and Management programme.
  • A Ph.D. and a significant post-graduate supervision and international publication record are essential, together with a history of having worked with government. Appropriate areas of expertise in the context of research include leadership of teaching and learning/instruction.

Job Details:

Company: University of the Witwatersrand

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

Application Deadline: N/A

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