North-West University: Senior Lecturer-History of Arts

Senior Lecturer: History of Arts


NORTH WEST UNIVERSITY (POTCHEFSTOOM CAMPUS) FACULTY OF HUMANITIES SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION SUBJECT: HISTORY OF ARTS POSITION NAME: SENIOR LECTURER PEROMNES: A7 POSITION NUMBER: P001098 PURPOSE OF THE POSITION The subject group History of Art at the NWU Potchefstroom campus seeks to appoint one new member of staff (Senior Lecturer) to assume teaching and research responsibilities. Candidates with an academic background and research experience in history of art, visual art and culture, and related disciplines are invited to apply.


Other competency requirements:

  • Functional knowledge within higher education
  • Functional knowledge within industry related environments
  • Sound understanding of a broad History of Arts and Visual Culture discipline

Behavioral competencies

  • Collegiality towards fellow lecturers
  • Sound relations with colleagues
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ethical principles and academic integrity
  • Demonstration of language proficiency in order to function optimally in multilingual environments



  • Teaching
  • Curriculum development
  • Scholarly work
  • Postgraduate supervision


TOTAL REMUNARATION:               Market Related         

ENQUIRIES:                                      Prof Lida Holtzhausen;018 299 1649

CLOSING DATE                                30 October 2020

COMMENCEMENT OF DUTIES:      As soon as possible

HOW TO APPLY:                              Please visit NWU vacancies to apply for this position (pnet)


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PhD in History of Art/ Visual Art/ Visual Culture (other associated disciplines)

3 years’ teaching and supervising experience

Study supervision for postgraduate students,

3 years’ clear evidence of a research agenda/ proven publication record


Member of SAVAH, SAJAH, or any other applicable scholarly association will serve as a recommendation