Job Details

  • Reference number: TGB17/144/0624
  • Province: Western Cape
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: June 21st

Background to Position

Lecturer: Department of Nursing and Midwifery

Stellenbosch University

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Department of Nursing and Midwifery

Lecturer: Department of Nursing and Midwifery

Ref. TGB17/144/0624

Stellenbosch University (SU) 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 SU offers undergraduate nursing as well as postgraduate nursing 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) and the South African Nursing Council (SANC);
  • Teaching, mentoring and supervision of students in the theoretical and clinical aspects of the undergraduate and postgraduate nursing programmes offered, and as per departmental allocation; 
  • Involvement in planning, organising and facilitating curriculum development and review for the nursing programmes in the Department;
  • Preparing, managing, organising and teaching learning material for the nursing programmes as allocated;
  • Coordinating and involvement in the assessment of theory and clinical modules for students enrolled in the nursing programmes at the Department;
  • Clinical supervision, teaching, assessing and following up on undergraduate and postgraduate students as required in the Department; 
  • Academic administration and management related to allocated modules in the Department;
  • Quality assurance and improvement for the respective theoretical and clinical modules allocated;
  • Developing and/or presenting short learning programmes relevant to the Department; 
  • Involvement in social impact projects as per the departmental portfolio and involvement; 
  • Research supervision and co-supervision of students as per allocation in the Department;
  • Disseminating research in the form of publications and conferences;
  • Engaging in social impact activities as per the Department’s focus areas.

Inherent Criteria


  • Master’s degree in nursing;
  • Additional qualification in nursing education; 
  • Additional qualification in midwifery; 
  • Additional qualification in primary health care nursing;
  • 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 degree/diploma, 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

Commencement of duties:

01 August 2024 

Closing date: 

10 July 2024

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

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.