Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer, Department of Procedural Law

Johannesburg Metro, City of Johannesburg (JHB) (ZA)
Market related
30 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
14 Dec 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Summary
Industry: Education & Training
Job category: Education and Training
Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
Contract: Permanent
Remuneration: Market Related
EE position: Open to all
Level: Skilled


The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a vibrant and cosmopolitan university, anchored in Africa and driven by a powerful strategy focused on attaining global excellence and stature (GES). With an emphasis on independent thinking, sustainable development and strategic partnerships, UJ is an international university of choice. The University is guided by the Vice-Chancellor’s vision of “Positioning UJ in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in the context of the changing social, political and economic fortunes of Africa”.

Job description

The Council of the University of Johannesburg has declared the University as a mandatory vaccination site as per the applicable policy (( All applications and offers of employment is dependent upon compliance with the said policy.

The Faculty of Law


  • Teaching and coordinating the following module offered by the Department of Procedural Law:
  • The Law of Evidence.
  • Will be required to teach, develop, manage, and write study material for modules in South African Law in English at the undergraduate level.
  • Some experience in online teaching
  • You will be responsible to teach, develop, manage, and write study material for modules in English at the postgraduate level and supervise postgraduate students.
  • You will be required to be actively involved in research and publications, academic development, faculty and departmental administrative and other activities and community service.
  • Supervising masters and doctoral students.
  • Academic administration and management.
  • Performing other duties as delegated by the Head of the Department.

Minimum requirements

  • Relevant doctoral degree.
  • At least five years’ experience in the academic environment.
  • Experience in curriculum development.
  • National Research Foundation (NRF) Rating (in exceptional cases, where the applicant is not rated, the candidate must achieve NRF rating within 1 year).
  • Proven significant research output.
  • Recognised academic leadership.
  • Waiver of one or more of these requirements is possible in the case of other proven scholarly merit or relevant professional background and experience.
  • Evidence of community engagement.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to prepare proposals and submissions to external bodies for funding and accreditation purposes.


  • NRF rating or eligible to apply.

Competencies and Behavioural Attributes:

  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to work as a member of a department and faculty.

Commencement of Duties:  1 January 2023


Enquiries regarding the job content: Dr GJ Bouwers at (011) 559-4094
Enquiries regarding remuneration and benefits: Mr Innocent Masoka at (011) 559-1531 (HCM Business Partner)

Your application, comprising of a detailed Curriculum Vitae as well as the names and full contact details (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at least three traceable and credible referees must be uploaded before or on the closing date of the advertised post. Please also attach the following: a copy of your highest academic qualification, proof of registration with professional bodies you might belong to and if applying for an academic position, a list of accredited research output and/ or a portfolio of your creative output.

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Candidates may be subjected to appropriate psychometric testing and other selection instruments.

In conjunction to merit on the basis of qualifications, experience and proven achievements the University of Johannesburg is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and those individuals from the historically disadvantaged groups. As necessitated by operational requirements the University reserves the right not to make an appointment to positions advertised. If you have not received a response from the University within 8 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.