Job Details

  • Reference number: TGB06/197/0623
  • Province: Western Cape
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: July 7th

Background to Position

Stellenbosch University

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Department of Medical Imaging and Clinical Oncology

Professor / Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer and Head of Division (Head of Clinical Department): Radiodiagnosis

Ref. TGB06/197/0623


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. In partnership with the Western Cape Government Health, we are seeking an incumbent who will provide vision and leadership that will enhance our position as a leading Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Appointment is on the joint establishment of Stellenbosch University and the Western Cape Government Health, on the conditions of service of the University

Job Description


  • Reporting through the Executive Head: Medical Imaging and Clinical Oncology, to the Chief Executive Officer: Tygerberg Hospital and the Dean: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, the incumbent's duties will include: 
  • Overall strategic leadership and operational management of the Division on behalf of the Faculty and Tygerberg Hospital, giving expression to its vision of becoming a world-class centre for training, teaching and learning, clinical service, research and innovation in Radiodiagnosis;
  • Fostering an inclusive and collegial environment that encourages a high level of performance, communication and teamwork;
  • Operational management of human resources and finances of the Division;
  • Directing and participating in clinical service delivery of the Division, including commuted overtime at Tygerberg Hospital;
  • Overall academic responsibility for teaching and learning, which includes supervision of postgraduate students in Radiodiagnosis across the Faculty's distributed training platform;
  • Overall responsibility for research and innovation, which includes leading, mentoring and participating in the design, execution, supervision, publication and translation of research in priority areas, and fostering research collaboration with other divisions and departments;
  • Collaborating with the other facilities that constitute the Western Cape tertiary health services platform;
  • Actively participating in the internationalisation efforts of the University;
  • Contributing to the goals and functioning of the University and the Western Cape Government Health through active involvement in the relevant management structures of the University and the Western Cape Government;
  • Expanding and strengthening collaboration with health services, communities  and other stakeholders.

Inherent Criteria

Job Requirements:

  • A postgraduate qualification in Radiodiagnosis, which includes a relevant MMed degree and FC Rad Diag(SA);
  • Registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a specialist in Radiodiagnosis;
  • Teaching, clinical training and examining experience in Radiodiagnosis at undergraduate and postgraduate and postgraduate levels;
  • Experience in conducting research and postgraduate research supervision;
  • Proven national and international recognition as a specialist in Radiodiagnosis.


  • PhD;
  • Experience of interaction with service, teaching and/or professional bodies at national and international levels;
  • Understanding of the South African higher Education environment.

Application Requirement

Enquiries regarding this post: Prof. E Muller, Dean, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, on 021 938 9200, 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 January 2024

Closing Date:                    27 July 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. 

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.