Job Details

  • Reference number: TGB17/144/0523
  • Province: Western Cape
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: May 30th

Background to Position

Stellenbosch University

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Department of Nursing and Midwifery

Lecturer: Department of Nursing and Midwifery

Ref. TGB17/144/0523


Stellenbosch University is an inclusive, innovative and future focused institution, a place of discovery and excellence where both staff and students are thought leaders in advancing knowledge in the service of all stakeholders. 

The Department of Nursing and Midwifery at Stellenbosch University aims to offer clinical education programmes in a number of specialty areas. We are committed to facilitating knowledge and skills development of our students to support safe, competent practice of nursing in local and national contexts. The Department seeks to appoint a lecturer for the nursing programmes offered. 

Job Description


  • Facilitating learning and taking responsibility for the development of nursing education, teaching and research within the frameworks of Stellenbosch University (SU), the South African Nursing Council (SANC) and the Department of Health (DoH);
  • Teaching, mentoring and supervision of students in the theoretical and practical aspects of undergraduate and postgraduate nursing programmes offered, and as per departmental allocation;
  • Involvement in planning, organising and facilitating curriculum development for the nursing programmes in the Department;
  • Preparing, managing, organising and teaching learning material for the nursing programmes as allocated;
  • Coordinating and involvement in assessment of theory and clinical modules for students enrolled in the nursing programmes in the Department;
  • Clinical supervision of, teaching, assessing and following-up on undergraduate and postgraduate students as required in the Department;
  • Developing and/or presenting short learning programmes relevant to the Department;
  • Being involved in social impact projects as per the departmental portfolio and involvement;
  • Research supervision/co-supervision of students as per allocation in the Department;
  • Academic administration and management related to allocated modules in the Department;
  • Quality assurance and audit reports for the respective theoretical and clinical modules allocated.

Inherent Criteria

Job Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Nursing;
  • Postgraduate diploma/degree in Nursing Education;  
  • Postgraduate diploma/degree in Midwifery, or Advanced Midwifery and Neonatology;
  • Current registration with the South African Nursing Council as Professional Nurse and Midwife;
  • Registration with the South African Nursing Council as an assessor and moderator;
  • Computer literacy commensurate with research and lecture requirements.


  • Postgraduate or an additional qualification in any nursing specialisation would be advantageous;
  • At least two years' teaching experience at a nursing education institution with undergraduate and / or postgraduate students;
  • Evidence of publications in accredited journals.

Application Requirement

Enquiries regarding this post:  Prof. PJ Jordan on 021 938 9036, or at

Enquiries regarding remuneration/benefits, as well as technical assistance with the electronic application process: Human Resources Client Services Centre on 021 808 2753, or at

Commencement Date:    1 July 2023

Closing Date:                  9 June 2023

Stellenbosch University is committed to employment equity (EE), and appointments will be made in line with the EE plan for the specific environment as well as the institutional EE Plan of the University. 

Stellenbosch University reserves the right not to make an appointment.

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Your application, comprising a comprehensive curriculum vitae (including the names and email addresses of at least three referees), must reach the University before or on the closing date of the advertised post.

The University reserves the right to investigate qualifications and conduct background checks on all candidates.

Should no feedback be received from the University within four to six weeks of the closing date, kindly accept that your application did not succeed.

About Stellenbosch University

Stellenbosch University (SU) is home to an academic community of 29 000 students (including 4 000 foreign students from 100 countries) as well as 3 000 permanent staff members (including 1 000 academics) on five campuses. ​The historical oak-lined university town amongst the Boland Mountains in the winelands of the Western Cape creates a unique campus atmosphere, which attracts local and foreign students alike. On the main campus, paved walkways wind between campus buildings – some dating from previous centuries; others just a few years old. Architecture from various eras attests to the sound academic foundation and establishment of an institution of excellence. This, together with the scenic beauty of the area; state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly facilities and technology, as well as visionary thinking about the creation of a sustainable 21st-century institution, makes for the unique character of Stellenbosch University.