Lecturer, Department of Psychology

South Africa
Oct 13, 2016
Oct 26, 2016
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Faculty of Humanities Department of Psychology

Qwaqwa Campus


Job ID: 1723

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Lecture to undergraduate students
  • Handle student enquiries
  • Do research
  • Involvement in community engagement projects
  • Perform administrative duties

  • Inherent requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Psychology.
  • Registered as a Clinical or Counselling Psychologist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa.
  • Proven experience in the delivery of poster or oral presentations at conference or equivalent activities.
  • Provide evidence of manuscripts produced that have potential to be converted or submitted for publication in accredited journals.
  • A good academic record.

  • Required Competencies:

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to function with ease in the University’s richly diverse working environment
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office

  • Recommendations

  • Willingness to enrol for a doctoral degree in Psychology at the first available opportunity, if not yet attained by the time of the appointment
  • Proven research record of relevant publications in accredited national journals
  • Interest / expertise in at least two of the following fields of studies; Psychopathology, Personality Psychology, or Research Methodology
  • Relevant teaching experience in higher education

  • Assumption of duties:

    1 January 2017

    Closing date:

    26 October 2016

    The salary scale is available on request. For any further enquiries, please feel free to contact 058 718 5096 / 5097. 

    Fringe benefits:

    (Subject to specific conditions): pension scheme, medical aid scheme, group life insurance, housing allowance, leave and sick leave, service bonus and study benefits


    The University reserves the right not to fill the post. The University subscribes to and applies the principles prescribed by the Employment Equity Act. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the aforementioned act and the employee profile of the specific department / division.

    Applications may only be submitted online. All applications must be accompanied by the following:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter
  • Copies of qualifications (please provide the SAQA accreditation in the case of foreign qualifications)
  • A copy of your identity document (ID)

  • Applications that are incomplete, or sent by fax or e-mail, will not be considered. Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date for applications, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

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