Job Details

  • Reference number: RU000494
  • Province: Eastern Cape
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: October 15th
  • Remuneration package: R 469 945 - R 659 648 Annually

Background to Position

Recognising that diversity is important in achieving excellence, Rhodes University especially encourages South African members of underrepresented designated groups to apply. Spouses and partners of existing staff members are also encouraged to apply.

Please note that this appointment will be made in line with the requirements of the Employment Equity Act of RSA and the University’s recruitment and selection policies and equity strategies. The initial focus will be on equity candidates.

Job Description

In terms of Immigration Legislation (Act No. 13 of 2002 & Regulations), international staff members (non-SA citizens) have to comply with the provisions of the Act. This therefore means that the period of employment to non-SA citizens will be guided by the validity period of the work permit.  In line with legislation governing employment of foreign nationals, employment contracts will be offered on the basis that a development plan would be implemented for the transfer of skills to a South African resident. The onus is on candidates to ensure that they are in possession of a valid work permit before the commencement of employment at the University, failing which the employment with Rhodes University will be terminated.

Inherent Criteria


At least an LLM degree; normally preceded by a LLB degree from a South African university with: -

  • Tutoring or facilitation experience and commitment to a career in academia
  • Ability and interest to teach in the following disciplinary areas: Introductory Studies of Law, Procedural Law and Labour Law
  • Track record of administration, management and/or leadership roles (leadership roles may be informal)

For additional information on the requirements, please refer to the Academic Role Profile. It is essential that prospective candidates read the role profile and further particulars relating to this post and ensure that all relevant documentation is submitted. 

Application Requirement

VERY IMPORTANT: Interested applicants must apply by submitting the following:

  • Application Form,
  • Letter of motivation,
  • Academic CV, proof of
  • Copy of Master’s Thesis
  • Copy of highest relevant qualification

Failure to submit the required documentation will result in an application not being considered

If you have any questions or experiencing challenges on the system, please contact Lesleigh Titus on 046 603 8971

Please examine the following documents:


Lecturer Level:

Cost to company approximately:  R659 648 Basic salary Pension / Provident fund: R469 945

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. This position is advertised as a permanent post, but the University may opt to appoint on a fixed-term contract of not less than three-years. The University reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of the post. An application in itself does not entitle the applicant to an interview. Please apply online by accessing the Rhodes University Website.

Closing Date:  26 October 2021

If you are not contacted within 30 days from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful

For more information please contact:

Rikashni Naidoo


About Rhodes University

Rhodes University is a public research university located in Makhanda in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. It is one of four universities in the province.