Job Details

  • Reference number: 5595
  • Province: Western Cape
  • Type of engagement: Fixed term contract
  • Posted: February 28th
  • Remuneration package: Annual Salary Package (incl. Medical Aid rate based on principal member only) To be confirmed

Background to Position



Cape Peninsula University of Technology -> Business and Management Sciences -> Unit for Applied Economics and Real Estate

Campus/ Location:

District Six Campus - Cape Town, WC ZA (Primary)


Occupational Function:


Job Description

Job Purpose:

Teaching and Learning and Assessment of Learning on the Extended Curriculum programme for the subject Economics in various departments, as well as administrative and curriculum revision and improvement duties within the various departments.

Key Performance Areas / Principal Accountabilities:

  • Lecturing to full-time undergraduate extended curriculum students.
  • Contributing toward academic initiatives undertaken by the department.
  • Assessment and Academic administration.
  • Curriculum development and quality assurance.
  • Building links with the industry, other training providers and all relevant stakeholders.
  • Conducting research and supervising MTech and BTech students.
  • Competencies
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English
  • The ability to work independently
  • Good interpersonal and general management skills
  • Technical/professional knowledge and skills within the field of Economics
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Time management skills
  • Coaching and mentoring skills
  • Adaptability
  • Good work standards and work ethic
  • Strong learner focus and developing others
  • Willingness to work over weekends, vacations and public holidays

Inherent Criteria

Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Master's Degree in Economics with underpinning Bachelors Degree in Economics
  • Two years’ work experience
  • Sound experience in communication aspect

Application Requirement

General Information:

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology is committed to Employment Equity and aims to attract and retain talented individuals to achieve our equity objectives and therefore, people from the designated groups, including those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants whose appointment contributes towards the achievement of demographic representation. We reserve the right not to make an appointment.

About Cape Peninsula University of Technology

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology is at the heart of technology education and innovation in Africa. An internationally acclaimed institution, it is the only university of technology in the Western Cape and is the largest university in the region with an enrolment of more than 30 000 students. The university has six faculties offering a wide range of accredited undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the fields of Applied Sciences, Business, Education and Social Sciences, Engineering, Informatics and Design as well as Health and Wellness Sciences.