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Date Posted: 
Friday, 1 September, 2017 - 13:45
Job Description: 

Faculty of Social ScienceS and Humanities


Alice Campus - Ref No: 1149

Senior Lecturer Salary: R 537 636 -  R 668 851 (All-Inclusive Package)

Lecturer Salary: R 435 051 – R 540 620 (All-Inclusive Package)



  • Teach in almost all areas of Linguistics and English Language
  • Refine the curriculum at undergraduate and postgraduate level
  • Participate in community engagement
  • Interface focusing on strategic wellness consultation
  • Supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research projects
  • Produce academic publications, especially accredited ones.





  • Possession of Doctoral degree with specialization in Linguistics / English Language for Senior Lecturer level, or a Masters Degree for Lecturer level.
  • 7 Years teaching, with evidence of teaching at undergraduate and post graduate level as well as research experience for Senior Lecturer and 5 years for Lecturer
  • Sound theoretical knowledge of the field.
  • Ability or potential to supervise research and develop research capacity.
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake administrative responsibilities at departmental or institutional levels.
  • Ability and willingness to participate in community engagement projects.
  • Sound interpersonal skills.



How to Apply: 

To apply:  Interested applicants who meet the criteria are invited to:


  1. E-mail application with MOTIVATIONAL LETTER CLEARLY INDICATING THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR, accompanied by a complete CV with three work-related referees, a certified copy of an identity document and a certified copy of your highest qualification to:
  2. Applications must clearly indicate the reference number and name of the post applied for on the SUBJECT LINE. 
  3. No faxes or walk-ins (hard copies) will be accepted.
  4. Applicants are urged to ensure that their applications reach the Human Resources Department before the closing date.  Late applications will not be considered.
  5. Failure to comply with the above directions will result in the application being disqualified.


Note:   Correspondence will be conducted with short-listed candidates only. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from SAQA.


 Included in the above remuneration is the company contribution to our compulsory pension fund, medical aid contributions, life cover and an optional annual bonus.

University of Fort Hare is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Pursuant to complying with the Employment Equity Act No.55 of 1998, when appointing preference will be given to applicants from designated groups whose appointment will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic presentation of our workforce profile.

The University reserves the right NOT to make an appointment.



Closing Date: 
Friday, 15 September, 2017 - 23:45
Faculty of Social ScienceS and Humanities