North-West University Lecturer

At the NWU Business School, we shape executive minds in Africa. We foster an environment of collaboration, critical thinking, and innovation, equipping our delegates with the skills needed to navigate challenges in an evolving world. Central to our vision is a strong commitment to ethics and integrity. These values are attained through our endeavours in developing leaders who can navigate complex ethical challenges through our formal teaching and learning programmes, groundbreaking research and active community engagement in the field of anti-corruption, forensic accountancy and fraud risk management.
Currently, we are seeking applications for a Lecturer role to be based at our Potchefstroom Campus. A Lecturer is expected to make a significant contribution to all activities of the organisational unit or interdisciplinary area and play a significant role within their profession or discipline.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
•   MCom in Forensic Accountancy with three years accredited practical commercial forensic investigative experience; OR
•   LLB, admitted legal practitioner, with a Masters’ degree in forensic accountancy and three years accredited practical commercial forensic investigative experience; OR
•   CA(SA), with a Masters’ degree in forensic accountancy and three years accredited practical commercial forensic investigative experience.

EXPERIENCE:
•   Three years’ experience in the area of commercial forensics.
•   Two years’ intermediate experience, which shows evidence of applied or creative works in your field.

RECOMMENDATION:
•   (FP)SA (full member of the Institute of Commercial Forensic Practitioners)
•   Three (3) years of relevant teaching and content creation experience, preferably in a Business School context.
•   Experience in supervision of Master’s students.

KEY FUNCTIONAL/ TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES:
•   Computer literacy in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), email and internet.
•   Knowledge of the appropriate assessment theory and practice to enhance student performance.
•   A proven commitment to teaching and learning, including a willingness to become involved in student’s educational development and wellbeing.
•   Knowledge of modern teaching and learning platforms.
•   Expected to be involved in the development of and have responsibility for curricula and programmes of study (award courses)
•   Good and effective time-management and problem-solving skills.
•   Effective communication skills.
•   Good interpersonal relations and a client-service orientation.
•   Demonstration of language proficiency to function optimally in the various functionally multilingual environments of the NWU
•   The ability to function well individually and as part of a team/subject group.
•   Good analytical abilities and innovative thinking, as well as the ability to be self-driven.
•   The ability to solve problems independently.
•   Good planning and organising skills as well as good report writing skills.
•-   A high level of professional and ethical conduct.

Closing date: 26 January 2024

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