Job Details

  • Reference number: Ref:Unit 366/664
  • Province: Eastern Cape
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: February 21st

Background to Position


Ref No 366/664

Job Description

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching, learning and assessment at postgraduate and/or undergraduate level
  • Participate in / drive research, curriculum design and implement initiatives in the department
  • Participate in collaborative research projects locally and internationally
  • Supervise postgraduate research
  • Participate in / initiate academic administrative functions for the smooth running of the department, faculty and the institution
  • Participate in / initiate community engagement projects for the department

Inherent Criteria

Minimum Requirements:

  • CA (SA) with a minimum of 3 years post articles work experience, plus Masters in Accounting or related subject, and higher education related teaching experience (registration for a doctoral degree will be an advantage); or
  • Doctoral Degree in Accounting or related subject with 5 years teaching experience in a professionally accredited accounting programme;
  • Sound knowledge of either:
    • International Financial Reporting Standards and governance frameworks;
    • South African taxation;
    • International Auditing Standards and governance frameworks; or
    • Financial management and Management accounting
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake administrative responsibilities at departmental or institutional levels
  • Participation in community engagement projects

Added advantages:

  • A recognized teaching qualification or willingness to work towards achieving it
  • Demonstrated research output or potential to undertake research
  • Strong information technology skills

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.