Job Details

  • Reference number: Unit1258
  • Province: Free State
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: January 16th
  • Remuneration package: Minimum salary scale (Total Cost to Company) R1 130 165 per annum 2023 Salary Scales to be determined

Background to Position

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES:Office of the Dean, Welkom Campus

Main purpose of the job:

To conduct appropriate research leading to publications and projects for post graduate students and third-stream income.

Job Description

Main Tasks:

1.  Lead and conduct research in the identified subject field

2.  Develop and manage a research focus area in the faculty

3.  Supervision of post-graduate students

4.  Contribute towards a vibrant research environment in the faculty

Subject field(s)

Educational Management │Education Psychology │Curriculum Studies │ Teaching and Learning (Didactics)

Inherent Criteria

Minimum Qualification, Knowledge and/or Experience:

  • A relevant Doctorate level degree (i.e. D Tech / PhD / NQF 10 or equivalent)
  • At least eight years’ research / teaching / lecturing experience in the relevant subject field, including experience in the management of research projects
  • An NRF-rating of C2 or a comparable H-index will be required
  • Proven record of research outputs in line with CUT’s promotion requirements for Professor
  • Proven record of external funding applications, awards and management.
  • Lead/manage at least one research project
  • Registration with relevant professional body, depending on the field of study Involvement as an editor/reviewer/external examiner
  • Involvement as an editor/reviewer/external examiner

Desired Qualification, Knowledge and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a similar position


Application Requirement

To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file:

  • Cover letter, and
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line. 

An application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and will be required to undergo assessments.


Please email your CV to

About Central University of Technology, Free State

Central University of Technology, Free State or CUT is a University of Technology in Bloemfontein in the Free State province of South Africa. It was established in 1981 as "Technikon Free State".