Head of Department

Website University of the Witwatersrand

Job Description:

This position would be suitable for those with a commitment to academic excellence and educational leadership in a multi-disciplinary environment, exceptional interpersonal skills, capacity for innovative and original thinking, ability to exercise a high degree of personal initiative in organising his/her own responsibilities and a commitment to working to deadlines calmly andefficiently.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Benchmark academic outputs against national performance and identify opportunities to approve,
  • Set teaching, training, and research goals in collaboration with other members of the academic and clinical service staff,
  • Provide tools and create an academic environment for optimal teaching and training for all categories of staff (academic and professional) and students, both under – and postgraduate,
  • Formulates assessment tools for all academic programmes,

Job Requirements:

  • At least 5 years’ experience at mid-management level,
  • The candidate must be a specialist in Reproductive Medicine, and a full-time employee within the Wits Teaching platform (Current employees and Jointstaff).
  • Atleast 5 years’ experience as a Reproductive Medicine,Specialist,
  • Appropriate teaching and research experience are essential requirements for the position, whereasaPhDwouldbeadvantageous.
  • The applicant must have demonstrated well-developed proven communication, organizational, problem solving, leadership and project management skills.

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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