Job Details

  • Reference number: Ref: Unit 220
  • Province: Eastern Cape
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: February 21st

Background to Position

Alice Campus  Ref 220

Job Description

Responsibilities Include:

  • Teach in almost all areas of specialization in Criminology
  • Ability to conduct online teaching and assessments.
  • Refine curriculum at undergraduate and postgraduate level
  • Supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research projects
  • Produce academic publications, especially accredited ones
  • Mentor and coach junior members of staff and post-graduate students
  • Participate in collaborative research projects locally and internationally
  • Participate in community engagement initiatives in line with University policies
  • Academic administration and citizenship


Inherent Criteria

Minimum requirements:

  • Possession of a doctoral degree in Criminology 
  • 5 years teaching experience in a higher education environment, OR, 5 years postdoctoral experience in a higher education environment including undergraduate teaching
  • A proven track record of scholarly publications
  • Evidence of a postgraduate supervision record

Added advantages 

  • NRF research rating
  • Evidence of appropriate community engagements
  • A qualification in higher education, teaching and learning or progress towards such a qualification

Application Requirement

To apply:  Interested applicants who meet the criteria are invited to:

1.   Visit the Website for a more comprehensive advert and to apply online. Applications must clearly indicate the name of the post and the Campus applied for on the SUBJECT LINE. 

2.   Submit the motivation and resume as well as supporting documents namely; ID/passport, certificates and proof of remuneration and three work-related referees, on the application website.

3.   Note that for all re-advertised positions this advert supersedes the one advertised previously owing to modifications made. Candidates who have previously applied are requested to re-apply.

4.   No faxes or walk-ins (hard copies) will be accepted.

5.   Applicants are urged to ensure that their applications reach the Human Resources Department before the closing date.  Late applications will not be considered.

6.   Failure to comply with the above directions will result in the application being disqualified.

Note:   Correspondence will be conducted with short-listed candidates only.

Closing date:  6 March 2023   Queries can be directed to Ms A. Sonjica and 043 704 7190   The University reserves the right NOT to make a permanent appointment at this stage. University of Fort Hare is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Pursuant to complying with the Employment Equity Act No.55 of 1998, when appointing preference will be given to applicants from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile.

About University of Fort Hare

The University of Fort Hare is a public university in Alice, Eastern Cape, South Africa. It was a key institution of higher education for black Africans from 1916 to 1959 when it offered a Western-style academic education to students from across sub-Saharan Africa, creating a black African elite.