Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (5 Posts) UKZN

The College of Health Sciences aims to improve the demographic representation of academics in its Schools. As such, the College wishes to appoint academics who will contribute actively to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and learning, research and community engagement, and who will serve as role models and catalyst for transformation of Academia within the College of Health Sciences.

Positions are available across all disciplines within the College of Health Sciences. The academic level of the successful incumbent will be determined during the selection process in line with the University Senate-approved criteria for academic promotions which is available on the HR Vacancies Website –

The successful applicants will report to the Academic Leaders in the respective Schools.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A relevant doctoral degree is required for appointment at Professor to Senior Lecturer level and a relevant Masters’ degree is required at Lecturer level;
  • Where applicable, registration with the relevant Professions Council of South Africa (Independent Practice);
  • Evidence (as applicable, in the Academic Benchmarks
  • (, and job profile), of experience in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes and research;
  • Where applicable, appropriate clinical experience;
  • Computer literacy AND
  • Valid Driver' s licence.

The successful candidate/s at Lecturer level will be expected to complete a PhD within 5 years of date of assumption of duty.

A brief statement of motivation regarding the applicant’s aspiration to become an academic and a researcher must accompany the application.

Enquiries and details regarding this post, as well as requests for a job profile may be directed to Mr Aubrey Mbona, 031 260 4450 or e-mail:

The remuneration for medically-qualified applicants in relevant College-approved disciplines, will be determined in terms of Department of Health OSD Salary ranges.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 07 November 2014. The University, however, reserves the right to accept late applications or to extend the above date in order to facilitate further searches.

Applicants are required to complete the relevant application form which is available on the Vacancies website at Completed forms may be sent to

Advert Reference Number and the School in which you are applying to, MUST be clearly stated in the subject line.

Ref. No.: CHS14/2014

College schools are:

  • Clinical medicine
  • Health sciences
  • Laboratory medicine & medical sciences
  • Nursing & public health


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