Professor / Associate Professor: Psychology

Date Posted: 
Friday, 17 January, 2020 - 19:15
Job Description: 

Professor / Associate Professor: Psychology: East London Campus

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The Psychology Department strives to develop critical theory, research, professional practices and teaching that ensures that psychology as a discipline and profession responds in relevant ways to the local realities of South Africa, while at the same time engaging in conversation with international theory and practice.


Minimum requirements:

  • Possession of a Doctoral degree in Psychology;
  • Registration with HPCSA as a Counselling Psychologist
  • 7 years teaching and research experience with proven research output and publications track record.
  • Advanced theoretical knowledge and insights into the field.
  • Appropriate experience in working in an academic environment, supervising undergraduate and postgraduate student research to the level of PhD.
  • A substantial number of conference papers, peer-reviewed publications or other acceptable research outputs.
  • Ability and willingness to participate in community engagement projects
  • Sound interpersonal skills.


Responsibilities include:

  • Teach at postgraduate and undergraduate level
  • 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.
  • Contribute significantly to the Department’s research profile through individual and team research


Please forward all applications with copies of qualifications. Identity document and three contactable references to:

Closing Date: 
Friday, 7 February, 2020 - 23:45