Job Details

  • Reference number: AP1067
  • Province: Eastern Cape
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: October 24th

Background to Position


East London


The University of Fort Hare seeks to recruit a Professor/ Associate Professor/ Senior Lecturer in Nursing for the Faculty of Health Sciences (East London Campus).Please indicate the academic rank being applied for in the application.

Job Description


Responsibilities include:

  • Provide academic leadership in research, curriculum design, development and implementation,
  • Teach undergraduate programs,
  • Teach and supervise postgraduate students,
  • Publish accredited academic research commensurate with academic rank,
  • Participate in community engagement integrated with teaching and research,
  • Perform academic leadership and related administrative duties,
  • Secure external research grants and establish research programmes.

Additional requirements:

  • Evidence of successful fundraising for research-related activities in the field of Nursing,
  • Evidence of academic leadership,
  • Evidence of attracting, mentoring, and working with emerging researchers or early career academics, and post-doctoral fellows,
  • Evidence of professional and academic standing in the field of Nursing,
  • Recognition as a leading scholar in a chosen area of research (e.g. NRF rating; international keynote/plenaries) will be an added advantage.

Inherent Criteria


  • Doctoral Degree in Nursing or related field
  • A qualification in Nursing Education
  • A qualification in Nursing Management that is registered with the South African Nursing Council
  • Professional registration with the South African Nursing Council


  • At least 7 years’ experience in higher education for a full Professor / 5 years’ for Associate Professor / 3 years for Senior Lecturer.
  • Extensive teaching and research experience in Nursing in higher education.
  • Track record of accredited research publications commensurate with the academic rank being applied for.
  • Extensive successful postgraduate (Masters and Doctoral) supervision commensurate with the academic rank being applied for.

Application Requirement

  • A letter of motivation.
  • A comprehensive CV.
  • An abridged CV.
  • Names and contact details for at least 3 referees.
  • Certified copies of matric and degree certificates and Identity Document.

To apply please forward your application quoting reference number AP1067 to Genevieve Michel c/o