Job Details

  • Reference number: RefUnit No 722
  • Province: Eastern Cape
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: April 11th

Background to Position

The University of Fort Hare is a vibrant, equitable and sustainable African university, committed to teaching and research excellence at the service of its students, scholars and the wider community.

The Department of Business Management strives to be pioneering in terms of research and teaching related to the management sciences. This is achieved through cross-cutting research that also assists the practitioner-policy press concerning the management of businesses. The University of Fort Hare seeks to appoint for the following vacancy: 

Faculty of Management and Commerce

Senior Lecturer: Business Management:  Ref no 722:  Alice Campus

Job Description

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Teaching and assessment of undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Participate in curriculum design and implementation of newly accredited programmes
  • Assist with preparation of new programmes for approval and accreditation by relevant bodies in the country within a problem and case based teaching environment
  • Attract funding and conduct research in business management or related fields
  • Supervise postgraduate research in business management or related fields
  • Participate in public engagement activities within the University
  • Academic administration and citizenship

Inherent Criteria

Minimum Requirements:

  • An appropriate doctoral qualification in Business Management or related field
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in a higher education environment or three (3) years in a higher education environment plus relevant industry experience
  • Proven experience in teaching either marketing or human resource management 
  • A proven research record supported by publications in DHET accredited journals
  • Evidence of postgraduate supervision record at masters and doctoral level

Application Requirement

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

    • Visit the Website: for a more comprehensive advert and to apply online. Applications must CLEARLY INDICATE THE NAME OF THE POST APPLIED FOR ON THE SUBJECT LINE.  
    • Submit the motivation and resume as well as supporting documents namely; ID/passport, certificates and three work-related referees, on the application website.
    • No faxes or walk-ins (hard copies) will be accepted.
    • Applicants are urged to ensure that their applications reach the Human Resources Department before the closing date.  Late applications will not be considered.
    • Failure to comply with the above directions will result in the application being disqualified.

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

    Queries can be directed to Ms S. Sigodi on 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.