A Doctorate (NQF level 10) in Journalism and Media Technology or related qualification with at least six years of lecturing experience at tertiary education level and/or industry experience or an equivalent combination of relevant professional experience. Proven competence in successful sourcing of research or project funding from third party sources, successful initiation and management of research projects, curriculum development, and strong management/organisational and mentorship skills. Competence to teach at least three of the following courses: Journalism, Media Technology and Communication. Competence to establish professional networks and to maintain links with the industry, as well as experience in developing postgraduate programmes, strong management skills and a proven record of raising substantial research funding. A credible record of lecturing, peer-reviewed publications, community engagement, programme coordination, as well as supervision of students (research) at both under- and post-graduate levels.
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
Teach, assess, and develop curriculum, conduct community service, and administration. Supervise research (projects and/or thesis) at undergraduate levels; conduct research and publish in accredited journals; source for research or project funding; establish professional networks with industry and universities and partake in Department, Faculty and/or University Committees.