Associate Professor in Faculty Of Economic And Management Sciences

South Africa
Jun 14, 2017
Sep 14, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time

In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the following vacancy.

The University of Pretoria's commitment to quality makes us one of the top research Universities in the country and gives us a competitive advantage in international science and technology development.


The incumbent will be responsible for:

  • Lecturing Corporate Finance and/or Management Accounting and/or Investment Management at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level;

  • Academic administration;

  • Supervising postgraduate students;

  • Scientific research and publications in accredited academic journals.


  • PhD in Finance (or equivalent qualification);

  • Lecturing experience at undergraduate and postgraduate level;

  • Research specialising in one of the Department’s focus areas:

    • Corporate performance and risk management;

    • Shareholder value creation;

    • Corporate social responsibility;

    • Consumer financial decision-making;

    • Behavioural finance;

    • Retirement finance;

  • Extensive list of publications in accredited academic journals;

  • Proven track record of supervising successful postgraduate students;

  • Recognised scholar in the discipline;

  • Involvement in professional activities where applicable.


  • Proven lecturing skills and technical ability in the subject field;

  • Appropriate language and communication skills.


  • ACMA/FCMA/CA(SA)/CFA charter holder.

  • National Research Foundation (NRF) rating.

PLEASE NOTE: As part of the selection process, shortlisted candidates will be required to do a presentation to a screening panel.

The annual remuneration package will be commensurate with the incumbent’s level of appointment, as determined by UP policy guidelines. UP subscribes to the BESTMED medical aid scheme and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.

Applicants are requested to apply online at, and follow the link: Careers@UP.

In applying for this post, please attach:

  • A comprehensive CV;

  • Certified copies of qualifications;

  • Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees whom we have permission to contact;

  • Names and contact details of peer reviewers (academic and research);

  • Self-evaluation.

CLOSING DATE: 26 June 2017

No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.

ENQUIRIES: Prof CH van Schalkwyk, Tel: (012) 420 5293

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 30 September 2017, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

The University of Pretoria is committed to equality, employment equity and diversity.

In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited to candidates from under-represented designated groups.

All candidates who comply with the requirements for appointment are invited to apply.

The University of Pretoria reserves the right to not fill the advertised positions.

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