Job Details

  • Reference number: REF. 17/569B
  • Province: Gauteng
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: September 22nd
  • Remuneration package: Post Level 8

Background to Position

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the Faculty of Science has a permanent position of a Lecturer at the Arcadia campus.

Job Description

Critical Performance Areas:

  • The incumbent will be required to present pharmacology and clinical pharmacy related modules in the integrated thermatic, problem based, four year professional Bachelor of Pharmacy degree programme and the Bachelor of Technology Pharmaceutical Sciences programme
  • Lecturing pharmacology as a service subject for cognate programmes
  • Assessment of student achievement
  • Academic administration
  • To play a role in the quality management, development and revision of the curricula in collaboration with industry stakeholders as aligned to the strategic vision of the department
  • Liaise with industry and other stakehlders regarding excursions, research and community projects
  • Conduct research within the departmental research strategic areas
  • Supervision of postgraduate students
  • Participate in administrative leadership in departmental, faculty and institutional committeees and activities relating to the learning programmes of the department

Inherent Criteria

Minimum Requirements:

  •  Masters degree in Clinical Pharmacy or Pharmacology (NQF level 9)
  • BPharm as first degree
  • A qualification in education would be a strong recommendation


  • Five years lecturing experience in pharmacology and/or clinical pharmacy
  • Ward pharmacy / Clinical pharmacy experience in a hospital
  • Evidence of research experience in the field of pharmacology or clinical pharmacy
  • Experience in problem-based teaching and learning methodology would be an advantage

Registration with professional bodies (if applicable):

  •           Registration with the South African Pharmacy Council is essential 



Application Requirement

If we have not responded within a Month from the closing date, you should regard your application as unsuccessful. Correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed candidates. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.  It is the intention of the University to promote representativity in respect of race, gender and disability through the filling of these posts.  Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups.


Candidates are also required to complete the application form for employment. The application form is available on the University’s website, share point and the University’s intranet.


About Tshwane University of Technology

Tshwane University of Technology is a higher education institution in South Africa that came into being through a merger of three technikons — Technikon Northern Gauteng, Technikon North-West and Technikon Pretoria.