Lecturer: Human Anatomy

South Africa
Feb 05, 2018
Feb 16, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Faculty of Health Sciences

Department of Basic Medical Sciences

Lecturer: Human Anatomy

Job ID: 2216


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Present lectures, tutorials, small-group discussions and dissection training in Human Anatomy for undergraduate students in the Faculty of Health Sciences.
  • Present lectures, seminars and tutorials in Human Anatomy for postgraduate students in medicine and the health professions.
  • Facilitate small-group discussions and practical sessions for undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Faculty of Health Sciences.
  • Possible involvement in curriculum development and module management with regard to modules presented to undergraduate and postgraduate students in the health professions.
  • Participate in the departmental research programme.
  • Participate actively in research projects and postgraduate supervision.

    Inherent requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Human Anatomy.
  • Proven experience in the delivery of poster or oral presentations at conferences or equivalent activities.
  • Provide evidence of manuscripts produced that have the potential to be converted or submitted for publication, ideally in an accredited journal.
  • 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.
  • Ability to function independently, as well as in a team environment.
  • Ability to organise workload and to perform under pressure.


  • Willingness to enroll for a doctoral degree in Human Anatomy at the first available opportunity, if not yet attained by the time of the appointment.
  • Proven academic work experience in the higher education sector.
  • Experience in research and obtaining research funds.
  • Valid driver's license.

    Assumption of duties:

    01 March 2018.


    Closing date:

    16 February 2018.



    The salary scale is available on request. For any further enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 3101/2849.


    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.


    Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. 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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