JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

University of Pretoria

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Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Department of Economics
Senior Lecturer

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111453634
Date Posted: 09/16/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Lecturer
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, SOUTH AFRICA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Salary Range: The annual remuneration package will be commensurate with the incumbent’s level of appointment, as determined by UP policy guidelines. UP subscribes to the BESTMED medical aid scheme and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics is looking for a highly qualified person with the potential to establish a reputation in Economics, Econometrics, and/or Finance to strengthen its teaching and research profile. Responsibilities will include:

• Lecturing undergraduate and postgraduate students in Economics;
• An in-depth understanding of own specialisation to enable the development of new knowledge, innovation and understanding within the field;
• Preparation and submission of proposals and applications to external bodies, e.g. for funding and accreditation purposes;
• Active participation in the Department’s community programmes;
• Involvement in professional activities where applicable;
• Supervision of Masters and Doctoral students;
• Conducting and leading advanced research in their field of specialisation.
• Performing administrative duties as delegated by the Head of Department.

Minimum Requirements:
• A doctorate in Economics, Econometrics or Finance (individuals expected to complete their doctorates within the next few months will be considered, but cannot be hired without the doctorate);
• Evidence of the potential to develop and implement a sustained research portfolio that can, in future, receive national and international recognition, e.g. publications already in print or manuscripts forthcoming;
• Evidence of experience, at least during the PhD programme, in teaching;
• Evidence of the ability to complete research, supervise research and lead research seminars in their field of expertise;
• Evidence of experience and ability to teach either Microeconomics, Macroeconomics or Econometrics up to advanced level, along with courses in their field or very close to their field.

Required Competencies (Skills, Knowledge, and Behavioral Attributes):
• The ability to independently plan and initiate discipline-related and multi-disciplinary research programmes;
• Involvement in professional activities where applicable;
• Appropriate language and communication skills.

Closing Date: 30 October 2015

No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.

To apply, please visit the University's website at and follow the link: Careers@UP

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 10/30/2015
Application Instructions:
Applicants are requested to apply online quoting the applicable reference number.

In applying for this post, please attach:

• A comprehensive CV;
• Certified copies of qualifications;
• Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees whom we have permission to contact;
• Names and contact details of peer reviewers (academic and research);
• Self-evaluation.