Associate Professor

at Tshwane University of Technology
Location Soshanguve, Soshanguve, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Education
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



Department: Public Management

Humanities Faculty

Post Level: 06

Ref: 21/434


The Department of Public Management has a permanent Associate Professor’s position at Soshanguve South Campus.

Key Performance Areas/ Core Functions:


  • Coordinate and teach public affairs subjects/modules and provide a high-quality learning experience that engages students through the conduct of lectures, tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops, student field excursions, and/or other sessions in online, blended or face-to-face modes,
  • Demonstrate a scholarly approach to teaching and learning by contributing to the Departmental teaching and learning activities including sharing of good practice,
  • Provide constructive, fair and timely feedback on learning to students.
  • Initiate, and participate in innovative subject and course level curriculum design, development and review in areas such as, but not restricted to, online and blended delivery, taking an evidence-based approach to evaluate how these initiatives improve student experience.
  • Prioritize the embedding of employability capabilities in the curriculum.
  • Lead and implement teaching improvement projects at subject/module, course or discipline levels.
  • Contribute to knowledge transfer and to building relationships at international and local levels.
  • Serve on committees at the Faculty and Department levels
  • Contribute to supervision of postgraduate students as required.
  • Demonstrate effectiveness in teaching, curriculum development and subject coordination in face-to-face, blended and/or online modes, as evidenced by sustained high results on student feedback on teaching surveys, teaching excellence awards or through other forms of evidence.
  • Demonstrated record of achievement in field of public affairs










Minimum requirements


Academic qualifications:


  • Doctoral Degree: Public Administration/ Political Science/Public Management




  • 10 years teaching, supervision and research experience.
  • Evidence of innovative initiatives undertaken in the last three years that have improved the student experience, and the evaluation of effectiveness of these initiatives.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in liaising with external organizations/agencies and/or the general public.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise, or co-supervise, honours and postgraduate students.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce outputs related to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.


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