The Department of Journalism in the School of Literature, Language and Media is seeking to employ a full-time Web Editor and Lecturer/Tutor in Journalism on a one-year renewable contract. The successful candidate will be expected to:
- Edit and maintain the department’s web and social media properties;
- Develop and run a new website dedicated to coverage of media innovation across Southern Africa, including the development of a network of correspondents;
- Assist in tutoring and teaching of students in online journalism.
Applicants should be committed to excellence in both journalism and teaching, be self-motivating and have an interest in media across the region. They should have at least two years of experience of online journalism. This is an editorial job, but skills in the technical aspects of web development would be an advantage.
Requirements for Tutor position: A Masters or PhD in journalism or a cognate discipline in progress OR equivalent professional experience, as well as two years’ experience in online journalism.
Requirements for Lecturer position: A Masters or PhD degree in Journalism or a cognate discipline OR equivalent professional experience, as well as two years’ experience in online journalism.
Enquiries: Adj Prof F Krüger, firstname.lastname@example.org
TO APPLY FOR THE ABOVE POSITION:
Submit a letter of motivation, full curriculum vitae, certified copies of qualifications and identity document and the names and contact details of three referees (incl. e-mail addresses).
Internal employees are invited to apply directly on Oracle by following the path: iWits /Self Service application/”Apply for a job”
External applicants are invited to apply, by registering profile on the Wits
i-recruitment platform located at https://irec.wits.ac.za.
CLOSING DATE: 31 December 2016