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Lecturer: School of Communication Studies

  • Full Time
  • Limpopo

University of Limpopo

Department of Media, Communication and Information Studies Communication Programme.


Communication Studies

 Requirements for the post:

 A Master’s qualification in Communication; Media Studies; or any qualification related to CESM5 (Communication; Journalism and related studies); or equivalent;  A clear understanding of Communication Theory in all its various contexts, i.e. Public Relations, Events Management; Health Communication; Marketing Communication; etc.;  At least two (2) years practical experience in teaching Communication Theory at tertiary level; experience teaching at Hons level an added advantage;  An understanding of the challenges facing higher education sector in South Africa and beyond, and willingness to participate constructively towards the solution of these University challenges.  Experience in conducting social science research and presenting research at national conferences. Key Responsibilities The successful applicant will assume the following responsibilities:  Deliver lectures at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  Design, prepare and develop teaching materials.  Assess the student’s coursework.  Engage in research and publication.  Supervise post-graduate students’ research activities.  Supervise and teach students’ practicals  Ensure Communication with related stakeholders.

Closing date: 22 March 2019

Typed application which should contain comprehensive curriculum vitae, certified copies of all qualifications and contact details of three referees should be forwarded, for the attention of Ms M.J Mokoditoa to the Chief Human Resources Officer, Private Bag X1106 Sovenga, 0727 or e-mail applications, in MS Word format, to Telephonic enquiries regarding conditions of service: (015) 268 3252 It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign obtained qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority. Please note that failure to submit the requested documents/ information will result in your application not being considered.

The University of Limpopo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All appointments will be made in accordance with the University’s Employment Equity Policy. Preference will be given to Male (Africans, Indians and Coloureds) Female (Indians, Coloureds and Whites) Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Applicants who have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing must consider their applicants as unsuccessful The University reserve the right not to make an appointment.