Job Details

  • Reference number: REF. 21/507
  • Province: Gauteng
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: September 22nd
  • Remuneration package: POST LEVEL: 09/08

Background to Position

The department of Sport, Rehabilitation and Dental Sciences seeks to appoint a Junior Lecturer/Lecturer (Medical Orthotics and Prosthetics). This is a permanent position based at the Pretoria Campus. 

Job Description

Key Performance Areas/Core functions:

  • Responsible for lecturing MOP theoretical and/or practical modules at the Medical Orthotics and Prosthetics division. 
  • Lecture students according to timetable for these modules.
  • Compiling of tests, examination papers, special exit examinations, all assessments as per the module requirements and loading of marks onto the ITS system.                                    
  • Assist with student enquiries (registration, examination, predicate and exclusions, etc.)
  • Printing reports, such as class lists, statistics and academic reports.
  • Assist with time tables of students.
  • Participate in division, department and faculty meetings and committees/portfolios as required.

Inherent Criteria

Minimum Requirements:

  • An initial bachelor or BTech degree in Medical Orthotics and Prosthetics (MOP) or equivalent NQF Level 7 or 8 (Junior Lecturer). A Junior Lecturer would have to complete a relevant Master’s degree within 5-years of being appointed. 
  • A relevant MOP or rehabilitation Master’s degree or equivalent qualification NQF Level 9 (Lecturer).
  • A minimum of 4-years work experience in an MOP department is a requirement.
  • Registered as an Independent MOP practitioner with HPCSA.
  • Experience in supervising MOP students or junior MOP practitioners.
  • Relevant lecturing experience in similar position would be an advantage.


Application Requirement


Applicants are required to submit together with the CVs, a standardized application form available from the university intranet as well as recently certified copies of qualifications and Identity Document.  Failure to comply with this instruction will disqualify the candidate. Further note that candidates may be expected to make a presentation or undergo competency testing.

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.