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 Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Johannesburg, wishes to appoint a lecturer qualified and registered by the South African Nursing Council as an Adult Critical Care nurse, who will contribute actively towards teaching and learning, research and community engagement in-line with the vision, mission, and goals of the University of Johannesburg. 
 The successful candidate is expected to undertake post basic and post graduate teaching and research supervision respectively, contribute to the development and review of the post graduate teaching and curricula and, where necessary, become involved in community engagement activities, in line with the departmental and Faculty specific objectives. 
• Teach, supervise, and assess students, prepare study material in post basic and postgraduate Medical and Surgical Nursing.
• Be available for contact sessions with students.
• Research in the medical and surgical nursing that articulates well with the existing research interests of the department.
• Improve and increase personal knowledge of medical and surgical nursing through research and publications.
• Share in the administration and management of the Department and Faculty.
• Invigilate during University examinations and assessments.
• Participate in official gatherings of the University and committees to which the incumbent has been nominated.
• Participate in official meetings of the Department and Faculty. • Participate in University – linked community development projects
• Do anything reasonably requested by the Head of Department and Executive Dean 

Minimum requirements

Minimum Requirements: Senior Lecturer  
• PhD in Medical and Surgical Nursing.
• Proof of current registration with the South African Nursing Council as a post basic adult critical care nurse (Medical and Surgical Nursing).
• Additional qualification in nursing education post general nursing and midwifery qualification, assessor, and moderator.
• A minimum of 3 years’ teaching experience of post basic adult critical care nursing in a recognized higher education institution.
• A minimum of 3 years’ working experience in the specialized nursing discipline of adult critical care.
• Experience in clinical accompaniment of post basic nursing students.
• Record of successful postgraduate supervision.
• Track record of research and scholarly publication 

Minimum Requirements: Lecturer  
• A Master’s degree in medical and surgical nursing and registered for a PhD, or commitment to register soon.
• Must be registered with SANC as a professional nurse and midwife
• Registered with SANC as having an additional qualification: Adult Critical Care Nurse (R212)
• Registration with SANC as a nurse educator, assessor, and moderator.
• A minimum of three (3) years’ teaching experience of adult critical care nursing in an academic tertiary institution.
• A minimum of three (3) years’ working experience in the specialized nursing discipline of adult critical care.
• Experience in clinical accompaniment of post-basic/postgraduate adult critical care students. 

Competencies and Behavioral Attributes: 
• Excellent command of the field of Adult Critical Care Nursing and the latest education and clinical practice trends 
• Use of current trends of assessment and evaluation strategies
• Excellent organizing ability and administration skills
• The ability to function independently as well as in a team
• Effective communication and relationship management skills
• Good time management skills and the ability to perform under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
• Proficiency in English (verbal and written)
• Ability to self-manage own research group
• Computer literacy and implementation thereof in educational settings of contact and mobile learning
• Strong work ethic 

• Experience in the use of a simulation laboratory.
• For the Lecturer post: willingness to register for Doctoral Degree.
• Previous relevant experience in a university environment 


Enquiries regarding job content: Prof Roinah Ngunyulu at (011) 559 6922.
Enquiries regarding remuneration and benefits: Ms Paulina Senne (HR Business Partner) (011) 559 4694. 


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.

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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.


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