Lecturer in Statistics
Cape Peninsula University of Technology
South Africa

Lecturer: Statistics (Cost and Management Accounting)

Faculty
 
Department
Cape Peninsula University of Technology -> Business and Management Sciences

Campus/ Location
District Six Campus - Cape Town, WC ZA (Primary)

Job Type
Permanent

Occupational Function
Academic

Annual Salary Package (incl. Medical Aid rate based on principal member only)
To be confirmed

Advert Closing Date
30/10/2022

Job Purpose
  • To teach Statistics, research methodology at both undergraduate and postgraduate and other allocated subjects according to syllabus and ensure updated and relevant workplace context.
  • To support the faculty in achieving its academic objectives
  • To contribute to academic initiatives undertaken by the department and the faculty that will enhance teaching and learning environment.
Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Statistics as well as an underpinning Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Statistics or Actuarial Science, Economics, Finance or mathematics.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience in a higher education environment.
  • Evidence of research publication.
Key Performance Areas / Principal Accountabilities
  • Accreditation - Adhere to Council of Higher Education accreditation policy and procedures.
  • Academic Development - Identifies students at risk timeously and develop intervention strategy.
  • Academic Management - Sets annual objectives pertaining to academic subjects and review teaching and learning practices.
  • Administration – Administer student attendance registrar, assessment records and uploads learners’ results. Examine and
  • moderate assessments and examinations. Reports progress on the syllabus developments.
  • Community Service & Outreach - Contributes to community initiatives by integrating community interventions into curriculum.
  • Counselling - Provides counselling and mentoring to learners.
  • Curriculum and Assessment - Contributes to curriculum development of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
  • Participates in curriculum review to ensure alignment with industry and professional standards. Reviews and update assessments methods and practices. Reports on subject pass rates and participates in subject reviews.
  • Quality Assurance - Contributes to Quality Assurance through committee meetings and submission of relevant documents. Monitors the impact of QA recommendations within the department and implements appropriate interventions.
  • Recruitment / Admissions / Marketing - Contributes to the planning for “Open Day” and attends “Open Day”.
  • Personal / Professional Development - Keeps abreast with developments in HR field of study and their implications for curriculum. Keeps abreast with developments of professional conduct within the University. Register as a member of
  • professional bodies to keep abreast of all developments. Engages in current professional developments activities.
  • Human Resources Management – Adhere to University performance management system and identify training needs for career development.
  • Industry Advisory Board and Partnerships - Liaise with commerce and industry on Experiential Training, new techniques
  • / technologies and research projects.
  • Research – To co-publish at least one high quality article in an accredited journal. Supervising post graduate students. Lecturing post graduate subjects. Keeping abreast of professional literature.
  • Health & Safety - Ensure compliance with University health and safety rules and regulations.
  • Teaching and Learning – Lectures both undergraduate and postgraduate subjects. Compiles subject guides in compliance with University rules. Uses appropriate teaching methods, practices and technologies. Develops learning materials for students. Assists students with problems in learning situation and appointment of tutors / mentors. Workload allocation may change according to departmental / faculty needs as determined by Head of Department.
Competencies
  • Adaptability and flexibility to higher education environment
  • Coaching & mentoring of learners / students
  • Effective communication with students and staff
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Learner / student focused
  • Developing learners
  • Formal presentation skills
  • Managing / balancing work commitments
  • Professional knowledge and research endeavors
  • Quality orientation and good work standards
  • Continuous learning and professional development
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
General Information

Closing date: 30 October 2022

Enquiries: peckw@cput.ac.za

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The Cape Peninsula University of Technology is committed to Employment Equity and aims to attract and retain talented individuals to achieve our equity objectives and therefore, people from the designated groups, including those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants whose appointment contributes towards the achievement of demographic representation. We reserve the right not to make an appointment.


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