Stellenbosch University Vacancies Near Me – Support Coordinator

Website Stellenbosch University

Job Description:

Providing a holistic academic research support service to specialist registrars across all disciplines in the Faculty; Liaising with the Research Capacity Development and Funding Opportunities Office in the RDSD in terms of research capacity development for registrars

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining a community of practice amongst individuals supporting registrar research;
  • Working with FMHS departments, divisions, and centres to build a culture of enthusiasm and professionalism around research;
  • Developing and facilitating blended and e-learning courses that contribute to research capacity building;
  • Providing capacity building services to consultants/supervisors;
  • Assisting specialist registrars in navigating and utilising relevant academic and support service resources;
  • Maintaining current knowledge of theories and best practices for supporting student success;
  • Sustaining a legitimate presence in the Faculty that communicates the value and importance of registrar research;
  • Maintaining an office webpage and additional resources as needed;

Job Requirements: 

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders;
  • Good management and academic leadership skills;
  • At least two years experience supervising/supporting postgraduate students at a Masters or PhD level;
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills;
  • A keen interest in the support and development of research capacity and postgraduate student success;
  • PhD in Health Sciences;
  • At least two years work, or postdoctoral research experience, in a higher education environment;
  • A strong academic record and recent publications in accredited academic journals;
  • Experience working with individuals and groups with diverse needs;

Job Details:

Company: Stellenbosch University

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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