Part-time Lecturer Department of Surgical Sciences - Stellenbosch University, Bellville

  • Bellville
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Part-Time
  • Posted by Stellenbosch University on Tuesday, December 3, 2019
  • Reference: TGB03/368/1119
  • Apply before Monday, December 9, 2019 - 6 Hours left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Stellenbosch University

Stellenbosch University

Department of Surgical Sciences, Division of Surgery

Part-time Lecturer (20 hours per week)

(Ref. TGB03/368/1119)

The Division of Surgery would hereby like to invite applicants who have a particular interest in teaching, curriculum and student development and support to apply for this part-time lecturer post in Surgery.


  • Appropriately managing logistical requirements of undergraduate medical courses. This will involve the coordination of lecturers, administrative staff, timetables and venue bookings for

           these courses;

  • Maintaining and assisting with creating new questions for the exam question database in Surgery;
  • Delivering teaching and assessment activities to undergraduates including lectures, practical skills teaching, setting/marking coursework;
  • Selecting appropriate assessment instruments, assessing the work and progress of students and providing constructive feedback to students;
  • Seeking ways of improving performance by reflecting on teaching design and delivery and obtaining and analysing feedback;
  • Organising the availability of teaching materials to support students’ learning, especially for students training at distant sites;
  • Regularly communicating with and supporting students at distant sites;
  • Planning and developing online teaching material, including video and audio material;
  • Regularly communicating with student groups to ensure the efficient running of courses;
  • Carrying out designated administrative duties, including, for example, committee work, course administration, etc.;
  • Being responsible for the database management associated with teaching, learning and assessment;
  • Closely liaising with course administrator, programme convenor and HOD.

Required Skills

  • Good organisational skills and attention to detail

Candidate Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • MBCHB degree with an interest in the field of medical education and knowledge and skill in general surgery;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, in writing and verbally;
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and students and to work well in a team;
  • Ability to work autonomously, under pressure, and to meet deadlines;
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel;
  • Interest and/or experience in an online/E-learning education platform (Learner Management Systems);
  • Good organisational skills and attention to detail;
  • Registration with the HPCSA.
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Stellenbosch University is recognised as one of the four top research universities in South Africa. It takes pride in the fact that it has one of the country’s highest proportions of postgraduate students of which almost ten percent are international students.

The University lies in the picturesque Jonkershoek Valley in the heart of the Western Cape Winelands. The University has ten faculties, of which eight – AgriSciences, Arts and Social Sciences, Education, Engineering, Law, Science, Theology and the larger part of Economic and Management Sciences - are located on the main campus in Stellenbosch with the Faculty of Health Sciences situated on the Tygerberg campus and the Faculty of Military Science in Saldanha. The University's Business School is situated at the Bellville Park campus.