Job Detail

  • Offered Salary Remuneration Associate Professor Level: Basic salary: R675 414 per annum Approximate cost to company: R954 203 per annum Senior Lecturer Level: Basic salary with Provident fund: R567 510 per annum Approximate cost to company: R804 358 per annum
  • Qualifications None
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Reference RU000515
  • Centre Eastern Cape,Grahamstown
  • Enquiries
    Ms Ntosh Gongqa on 046 603 8616 
  • Where to submit application or submit your application to [email protected]
  • Notes
    Please note that this appointment will be made in line with the requirements of the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, as amended and the University’s recruitment and selection policies and equity strategies. The initial focus will be on equity candidates. In terms of Immigration Legislation (Act No. 13 of 2002 & Regulations) as amended, international staff members (non-SA citizens) have to comply with the provisions of the Act. This therefore means that the period of employment to non-SA citizens will be guided by the validity period of the work permit.  In line with legislation governing employment of foreign nationals, employment contracts will be offered on the basis that a development plan would be implemented for the transfer of skills to a South African resident. The onus is on candidates to ensure that they are in possession of a valid work permit before the commencement of employment at the University, failing which the employment with Rhodes University will be terminated. Application process:  The following documents are required:
    • An application form;
    • A comprehensive CV and relevant qualifications;
    • A substantial motivation which tells us:
      • Your teaching approach and experience.
      • Research interest.
      • Your interest in the post and suitability in light of the requirements.
    It is essential that prospective candidates read the academic role profile, further particulars relating to this post and ensure that all relevant documentation is submitted. VERY IMPORTANT: The system DOES NOT allow for multiple attachments. This means that candidates should submit all the above documentation as one single attachment If you have any questions or experiencing challenges on the system, please contact Ms Ntosh Gongqa on 046 603 8616 or submit your application to [email protected] Failure to submit such documentation will result in an application not being considered. Please examine the following documents: The selection process that will be followed for this post including the process of short-listing, the interview etc, is contained in the document above. The Full Minimum Requirements against which candidates are to be measured are outlined in the requirements document. Shortlisted candidates will be informed of the interview date.

Job Description


Recognising that diversity is important in achieving excellence, Rhodes University strongly encourages South African members of underrepresented designated groups as well as persons with disabilities to apply. Spouses and partners of existing staff members are also encouraged to apply.

A PhD in African Languages or cognate disciplines (with a focus on Sociolinguistics and Second Language Teaching). Experience in teaching and research in the following disciplinary areas: Sociolinguistics, Second Language Teaching, Multilingualism and African Languages broadly.

Associate Professor level
Considerable teaching experience relevant at the undergraduate and post graduate levels required including Masters and PhD levels. Should be acquainted with online/ blended teaching, testing and marking. Supervision of Masters degrees to completion is required and supervision of PhD degrees to completion is an advantage.

Senior Lecturer level
Relevant teaching experience at the undergraduate and post graduate levels required. Should be acquainted with online/ blended teaching, testing and marking. Research supervision of at least Masters’ degrees to completion required.

For additional information on the requirements, please refer to the Academic Role Profiles.

Required skills

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