Junior Lecturer: Department of Linguistics, Translation, and Interpreting Residence Administrator Senior Lecturer: Department of Languages Senior Laboratory Technician (Department of Optometry) Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor (Department of Optometry) Dean of Student Affairs (Five Year Contract) Associate Professor: Department of Mercantile and Labour Law Sport Officer

Limpopo, Full Time

One (1) vacancy exists for suitably qualified, experienced individual in the
above-stated Department. The individual will form part of a dynamic team of
academics, responsible for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching,
research and community engagement in the Department. The Department
is within the School of Languages and Communication Studies, Faculty of

Honours Degree in Linguistics/Translation/ and or Interpreting  (Sign Language will be an advantage).
Knowledge of recent software for interpreting.
One (1) year teaching experience at tertiary institution.
Demonstration of the ability to prepare students for life beyond school.
Knowledge of functional, adaptive, and social skills are an additional necessity.
Good understanding of decision-making, problem solving skills as well as creative/ critical thinking.
Demonstration of good communication, interpersonal skills, self-awareness, and empathy; resilience and equanimity.
Potential to initiate research (projects) and contribute to joint research projects.
Good understanding of collaborative, ethical, innovative, and effective leadership and commitment to higher education standards.
Understanding the challenges facing the Higher Education sector.


Teaching and Learning: Full involvement in teaching and curriculum development and review, updating material i.r.o. national and international trends, identify at risk students and facilitate additional assistance, undertake Discipline related research.
Manage the Laboratory on daily basis. Assist students with interpreting sessions.
Research: Supervise Honours and manage involvement in research processes and oversee and participate in project teams working on research projects, participation in conferences, publish articles/books/book chapters in DHET accredited journals.
Academic citizenship: Be involved in Community Engagement, take an active role in professional organisations.
Governance: Prepare course outlines and study guides, organise course files, deliver to deadlines, record of all academic activities (such as students’ attendance records, marks and other required records), participate in Departmental, School and Faculty committees.
Performance appraisal: Undergo regular performance appraisal assessments.

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