Professor or Associate professor

Ref: 15/489
The Department of Public management has a permanent position for Professor /associate
professor/senior lecturer at the Soshanguve South Campus.
Key Performance Areas/ Core Functions:
Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
Expert guidance in curriculum development/design activities, including innovative teaching
and assessment methods.
Recurriculation of the public management programme and development of short learning
programs (SLPs).
Compilation of study guides and other in structural materials for teaching and learning.
Post-graduate supervision-both masters and doctoral levels – to develop critical and
creative thinking, and to inspire them to cultivate an academic spirit and to undertake postgraduates studies.
Initiate, conduct, lead, and supervise research and innovation.
Publishing articles in peer-reviewed or accredited journals, including co- authoring research
papers/articles with masters and doctoral students for presentation in scholarly gatherings
and publications.
Drive research agenda of the department in line with vision and mission of the university.
Inculcate the culture of engaged scholarship by, among others, training and encouraging
staff to actively get involved in teaching, research and community service.
Liaison with the industry for stakeholder and professionals relationships to stimulate
scientific/scholarly and technological development.
Community engagement services
Minimum Requirements:
1. Academic qualifications:
NQF level 10
Required for this position is a suitably qualified candidate with exceptional scholarly profile in
the field of public administration or related disciplines, with demonstrable expert leadership
in the discipline.
Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The candidate should be an established scholar with impeccable academic credentials,
highly regarded in the public administration fraternity.
His or her scholarly stature should, at least locally, be considered by his/her peers in the
discipline as authoritative.
A minimum academic qualification for this position is a doctoral degree in public
administration/public management, or related discipline.
The candidate should have attack record of sustained productivity in research in the last 5
years, with at least 10 peer-reviewed publications in accredited and/or high impact journals
for a full professorship at least 7 for associate professorship or at least 5 for a senior
Although this is not necessarily a requirement, rating as a researcher by scientific/scholarly
or other funding agencies is recommended.
2. Minimum Experience:
At least five (5) years teaching experience in recognized institutions of higher learning,
research organizations, or professional experience in national or international
organizations in the field of public administration.
The candidates should have experience of, and training in, departmental and faculty
He or she should demonstrate ability to organize, take initiatives and act as a leader in
academic environment.
Demonstrate experience in developing a new course in the field of public
administration and local government, and significant experience in supervising
masters and doctoral students.
3. Registration with professional body (if applicable)
Although is a not a requirement, membership of a learned society in the field is a
strong recommendation.
In other words, an ideal candidate should be a member of a professional society in the
field of public administration, and should be actively involved in its activities, including
serving in its committees, organizing its gatherings, and making editorial inputs to
scholarly publications.
Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Send your CV to:
Closing Date: 24 November 2015
Enquiries: Prof MH Maserumule (012 382 9255)
If we have not responded within a month of the closing date, you should regard your
application as unsuccessful. Correspondence will be entered into only with short-listed
candidates. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment. Candidates
will be required to undergo psychometric tests and any other simulation interventions.
Candidates are also required to complete the application form for employment. The
application is available on the University’s website, share point and the University’s
Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.