Senior Lecturer in Applied Legal Studies

Cape Peninsula University of Technology Unit for Applied Law

Senior Lecturer in Applied Legal Studies x 2

Faculty:Business and Management Sciences
Department:
Peninsula University of Technology -> Business and Management Sciences -> Unit for Applied Law
Campus/ Location:Bellville Campus - Bellville, Cape Town, WC ZA
District Six Campus - Cape Town, WC ZA (Primary)
Granger Bay Campus - Granger Bay, Cape town, WC ZA
Wellington Campus - Wellington, WC ZA
Job Type:Permanent
Occupational Function:Academic
Annual Salary Package (incl. Medical Aid rate based on principal member only):
To be confirmed
Advert Closing Date:22/10/2021

Job Purpose

To teach Law as a fundamental subject on various programmes in the Faculty of Business and Management Sciences and as a core subject in the Department of Applied Legal Studies, curriculate the Law content in the various programmes, conduct and publish relevant research, foster community engagement and perform related administrative tasks.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Doctoral degree (or equivalent) in Law
  • Under-pinning Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Law
  • A minimum of five years’ full time experience teaching Law as a fundamental or core subject at a higher education institution
  • Evidence of DHET accredited research
  • Evidence of successful supervision

 Recommended:

  • Proven administrative experience
  • Proven experience in curriculum development of Law as a fundamental in higher education
  • Current and proven experience in paralegal curriculum design and implementation in higher education
Key Performance Areas / Principal Accountabilities
  • Academic development
  • Preparation and lecturing of various Law subjects as a fundamental on the various programmes within the Faculty of Business Management and Sciences
  • Preparation and lecturing of various Law subjects as core subjects on the undergraduate programme in the Department of Applied Legal Studies
  • Design interventions for students at risk
  • Reviewing of assessment methods, implementation of evaluation system in compliance with CPUT policies, assessment, moderation and quality assurance
  • Perform administrative duties to advance the academic enterprise of the Department of Applied Legal Studies, the Faculty of Business Management Sciences and Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  • Alliance with stakeholders, establishing partnerships and community engagement
  • Mentoring and guiding staff
  • Produce research outputs
Competencies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Adaptability
  • Proven training and coaching experience
  • Proven experience in teaching Law as a fundamental or core subject to underprepared students through blended learning
  • Capacity for continuous learning
  • Quality orientation and good work ethic
  • Professional knowledge and skills within the Law discipline
  • Ability to develop and improve the Law curriculum
  • Computer skills
  • Commitment to integrity and ethical conduct
General Information

Closing Date: 22 October 2021

Enquires: peckw@cput.ac.za

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