nGap Lecturer: Architectural Technology (Re-advertisement) - #305769

Cape Peninsula University of Technology


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Cape Town, Western Cape
Contract type: Full time
Faculty Informatics & Design Department Cape Peninsula University of Technology -> Informatics & Design -> Architectural Technology & Interior Design Campus/ Location District Six Campus - Cape Town, WC ZA (Primary)
Job Type Permanent Occupational Function Academic Number of Positions 1 Annual Salary Package (incl. Medical Aid rate based on principal member only) To be confirmed Advert Closing Date 17/2/2024 Job Purpose

New Generation of Academics Programme (nGAP)

The Staffing South Africa's Universities Framework (SSAUF) is a national and sector response towards addressing challenges in the South African Higher
Education system in respect of size, composition and capacity of its academic staff
The SSAUF intends to identify and nurture academic talent early in the academic development trajectory, and to support newly recruited academics to develop teaching expertise; develop research skills, including scientific publication skills
The new generation of academics’ programme (nGAP), comprising one element of the SSAUF, involves the recruitment of highly capable scholars as new academics
Appointment within the nGAP programme will be made such that staff equity targets are met, with preference to black and/or women South African citizens
To be eligible for selection for an nGap post, applicants must meet the following criteria, in addition to meeting the minimum criteria specified for the post
  • Show interest in becoming an academic
  • Be 40 years or younger
  • Candidates must have a 70% pass mark for his/her Masters degree
  • Show evidence of eligibility to undertake post-graduate study at doctoral level or post-doctoral programme.
  • Be willing to commit to placement at the appointing university for the full 6 years of the programme

The purpose of this post is to support the faculty and department in pursuit of its academic and research objectives which include teaching according to a set syllabus; undertake research and innovation; contribute to curriculum development and design; engage in work integrated learning, and develop service-learning activities



The successful candidate will be developed to be a future academic in the Department of Architectural Technology & Interior Design

Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience

A Master’s Degree in Architecture or Architectural Technology with a 70% pass mark
Applicants must be South African citizens who are 40 years or younger



Recommendations
At least two (2) years' experience in teaching Architecture/Architectural Technology at Tertiary level

At least three (3) years' industry experience in in an Architectural Environment
Eligible to register with the South African Council for the Architectural Profession as Professional Architect



Important Notice

If not yet registered for a Doctoral degree, the successful candidate must commit to registering for a Doctoral degree within 3 months of taking up the nGap appointment and to completing the Doctorate within 5 years of appointment.

Key Performance Areas / Principal Accountabilities
  • Participation in all components of the nGap development programme during the first six (6) years of employment
  • Lecture in the field of Architectural Technology, specifically in the areas of ‘Technology and Detailing’, ‘Design’ and ‘Computer Literacy’
  • Deliver courses using Blended Learning methodologies at Undergraduate level.
  • Operate on Learner Management Systems (on the official University platform) over a range of courses
  • Develop innovative teaching methods by incorporating relevant technologies in teaching and learning activities
  • Participate in academic development and administration
  • Participate in curriculum and programme development
  • Participate in Quality Assurance Activities
  • Participate in research activities including undergraduate research projects
  • Participate in Industry Advisory Committees & Partnerships
  • Personal & Professional Development
  • Contribution to departmental projects and productions
  • Contribution to departmental WIL and service-learning projects and activities
  • Develop and maintain linkages with industry and professional bodies
  • Participate in Industry Advisory Committees & Partnerships
  • Supervise and mentor both undergraduate and post graduate students
  • Assist with marketing and recruitment activities
  • Perform other academic functions as may be required by the Head of Department

Competencies
  • Good organizing & planning skills
  • Administrative Skills
  • Technical/Professional knowledge
  • Computer skills and adapting to new technologies & digital platforms Interpersonal Skills
  • Good Knowledge of Material properties with Building industry
  • Strong Learner focus
  • Problem solving skills related to Construction & Detailing
  • Ability to operate various Learning Management Systems, e.g. Blackboard, and the ability to work in a virtual environment
  • Ability to create interactive educational materials and the methodologies employed in Blended Learning
  • A high degree of adaptability and resilience
  • Coaching Skills
  • Continuous Learning
  • High level presentation skills
  • Excellent BIM and Revit competencies
  • Experience and proficiency in: AutoCAD, InDesign, Photoshop and Sketch-up
General Information

Closing Date: 17 February 2024

For enquires and assistance with your online application, please contact Mr Jabu Makhambi or email: [email protected] (Human Capital Department) on (021) 959 6559.


NB: PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SYSTEM DOES NOT ALLOW APPLICANTS TO UPLOAD CVs. IT IS THUS IMPORTANT THAT APPLICANTS COMPLETE ALL SECTIONS COMPREHENSIVELY AS FAILURE TO DO SO MIGHT DISADVANTAGE YOU. PLEASE UPDATE YOUR APPLICATION ON THE SYSTEM WITH THE LATEST INFORMATION AS THIS WILL BE THE ONLY CRITERIA USED FOR EVALUATION OF YOUR APPLICATION BY OUR PANEL.

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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