Job Details

  • Reference number: EBW05/041/0224
  • Province: Western Cape
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: March 22nd

Background to Position

Stellenbosch University

Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences

Department of Business Management

Lecturer in Investment Management

Ref. EBW05/041/0224

The Department of Business Management is part of the research-intensive Stellenbosch University (SU) where we advance knowledge in service of society. The Department offers a world-class environment with excellent students and talented staff. Our values, excellence, compassion, equity, respect, and accountability direct our behaviour, activities, and thoughts. The Department conducts research and provides teaching in the broader fields of financial management, investment management, marketing management, entrepreneurship, innovation management and strategic management. Our culture is inquisitive and innovative, and we strive to make a constructive and profound contribution to society at large.

Job Description


  • Teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate modules in alternative investments (including property investment) and other investment management modules;
  • Supervision of postgraduate students at honours level;
  • Participating in Departmental, Faculty and University activities;
  • Self-initiated research towards the completion of a master’s degree or PhD.

Inherent Criteria


  • An honours degree in investment management and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) qualification; or a master’s degree in investment management and the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) qualification;
  • Sufficient subject knowledge to be able to teach modules in alternative investments (including property investment) and at least two of the following areas: equity analysis, derivative instruments, fixed income securities, portfolio theory, portfolio management, behavioural finance, and / or investment ethics;
  • The ability to teach in English at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Short-listed candidates (those invited for interviews) will be expected to present a lecture on a designated topic to members of the Department of Business Management. If available, examples of the course material (including examination papers and tests) used in previous courses must be presented after the lecture.


  • A record of scholarly publications in accredited subject journals;
  • Practical industry experience in an investment management environment;
  • Lecturing experience in investment management modules at undergraduate level.

Application Requirement

Commencement of duties:

01 June 2024

Closing date:

28 March 2024

Enquiries regarding this post: Prof Gert Human on 021 808 2735, 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

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.

The Occupational Health and Safety Act requires people in occupations that entail potential exposure to certain hazards (such as, but not limited to: noise, hazardous chemical substances and hazardous biological agents) to be subjected to medical screening, to determine their fitness to work in the said occupations.

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.