Position Summary

Campus: Doornfontein Campus
Remuneration: Market Related
EE position: Open to all
Level: Skilled


The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a vibrant and cosmopolitan university, anchored in Africa and driven by a powerful strategy focused on attaining global excellence and stature (GES). With an emphasis on independent thinking, sustainable development and strategic partnerships, UJ is an international university of choice. The University is guided by the Vice-Chancellor’s vision of “Positioning UJ in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in the context of the changing social, political and economic fortunes of Africa”.

Job description

The Council of the University of Johannesburg has declared the University as a mandatory vaccination site as per the applicable policy ((https://www.uj.ac.za/covid-19/). All applications and offers of employment is dependent upon compliance with the said policy.

The Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences (MIRS) is located within the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS). The MIRS Department is one of 12 academic departments within the FHS. The MIRS Department has 11 lecturers, 1 Clinical Facilitator and a secretary to serve a total of 502 students over 7 programmes. Undergraduate students are employed in accredited clinical training centres for the Work integrated Learning (WIL) portion of the training, which requires close liaison with our partners in co-operative education. The MIRS Department has significantly increased its research profile over the last five years with all full-time academic staff in possession of a minimum of a master’s degree qualification, while five are currently registered for the doctoral degree qualification. The Department has also significantly increased its international and global footprint in line with the UJ strategy.


The successful candidate must:

  • Be able to lecture at the undergraduate level
  • Be able to undertake clinical instruction and assessment
  • Be able to assess learners theoretically and clinically
  • Be prepared to travel to training centres to assess learners
  • Undertake research and publish the results
  • Supervise postgraduate students
  • Must show a commitment to excellence in teaching and innovation within the field
  • Perform academic and administrative duties as required within the Department of MIRS and the Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Community engagement involvement for the betterment of the institution and community.
  • Continuously develop self in the scientific field, career development and leadership qualities. 

Minimum requirements

  • Masters qualification in Radiography. The successful candidate will be expected to register for a doctoral degree soon after commencement of duties.
  • Registration with HPCSA in the Radiography and Clinical Technology Board.  
  • Minimum of 3 years lecturing experience in medical imaging and radiation sciences.
  • Driver’s license (minimum code 08).
  • Experience in medical imaging and radiation sciences undergraduate teaching and learning.
  • Experience in preparing and delivering undergraduate clinical training and assessments.
  • Experience in designing, executing and evaluating assessments clinically and theoretically.
  • Broad Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences disciplinary knowledge, skills and competencies

Competencies and Behavioural Attributes:

  • Computer Literacy.
  • Proficiency in English.
  • Good organizational, inter- and intrapersonal communication skills, and a proven record of academic administration.
  • Professional integrity.
  • Good governance.
  • Personal effectiveness and results driven.
  • Performance management and personal development.
  • Innovation and change.
  • Efficient time management.
  • Strategic focus.
  • Team player.


  • Doctoral degree or registered for a PhD
  • Post graduate supervisory experience.
  • Undertaking research, and presenting and publishing the results.

ENQUIRIES REGARDING THE JOB CONTENT:       Mrs L Hazell (HoD) on 011 559 6066 


Your application, comprising of a detailed Curriculum Vitae as well as the names and full contact details (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at least three traceable and credible referees must be uploaded before or on the closing date of the advertised post. Please also attach the following: a copy of your highest academic qualification, proof of registration with professional bodies you might belong to and if applying for an academic position, a list of accredited research output and/ or a portfolio of your creative output.

Enquiries (UJ e-recruitment Portal)

If you have general enquiries regarding the advertised post, please send an e-mail with the subject line being the reference number of the post to vacancies@uj.ac.za
If you require technical support / assistance on the UJ e-recruitment website, please contact our service provider PNET on the following contact details: 0861 227337/010 140 3099 or email ujsupport@pnet.co.za

Candidates may be subjected to appropriate psychometric testing and other selection instruments.

In conjunction to merit on the basis of qualifications, experience and proven achievements the University of Johannesburg is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and those individuals from the historically disadvantaged groups. As necessitated by operational requirements the University reserves the right not to make an appointment to positions advertised. If you have not received a response from the University within 8 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.