Lecturer - Department of Mercantile Law

South Africa
Feb 28, 2018
Mar 19, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Job Title:  Department of Mercantile Law Lecturer (Ref. RG01/067/0218)

The Faculty of Law is looking to fill a vacancy in the Department of Mercantile Law. The main responsibility of the incumbent will be to contribute to excellence in the Faculty of Law. The incumbent will lecture primarily in the field of Mercantile Law. The incumbent will furthermore conduct research and contribute to the administrative functioning of the Faculty and perform such other duties as assigned by the Faculty. 



  • Lecturing in law modules, in particular Company Law and other business forms, in various programmes;
  • Actively researching, writing and publishing in the assigned field(s) of law;
  • Contributing to the administrative functioning of the faculty and performing such other duties as assigned by the Faculty. 


Job Requirements

  •  An LLB qualification;
  • A relevant LLM degree;
  • Proven research experience;
  • A good academic record. 



  • Lecturing experience;
  • A relevant Doctoral degree;
  • A publication record;
  • Practical experience. 


How To Apply

The University will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity Plan, which acknowledges the need to diversify the demographic composition of the staff corps, especially with regard to the appointment of suitable candidates from the designated groups. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment. Your application, comprising a comprehensive curriculum vitae (including the names and e-mail address of at least three referees), must reach the University before or on the closing date of the advertised post. Apply online by using the "Apply Now" link. Candidates may be subjected to appropriate psychometric testing and other selection instruments. The University reserves the right to investigate qualifications and conduct background checks on all candidates. Should no feedback be received from the University within six weeks of the closing date, kindly accept that your application did not succeed.

Enquiries regarding job content: Prof Richard Stevens, Head of Department, Department of Mercantile Law on 021 808 3779, or on rastev@sun.ac.za

Enquiries regarding remuneration/benefits as well as technical assistance with the electronic application process: Human Resources Client Service Centre on 021 808 2753.

Currency ZAR

Commencement Date 01-Jun-2018

Closing Date19-Mar-2018

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