Position Summary

Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway 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.

Job Description:

The Department offers various modules at the undergraduate level, and it also offers a comprehensive broad-based Honours degree as well as two coursework degrees at the Master’s level. These latter coursework and mini-dissertation programmes lead to registration as either a Clinical or Counselling Psychologist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). The Department of Psychology also offers a Master’s degree by dissertation and a PhD program. The Department has a vibrant research culture and hosts a number of public lectures and research events.
  • Contribution to departmental research initiatives and output
  • Teaching at the undergraduate and post graduate level
  • Contribute to the Clinical/Counselling Psychology professional training programme
  • Research and clinical supervision at the Master’s and Doctoral level
  • Research supervision at Honours level

Minimum requirements

  • A PhD degree in Psychology
  • Track record of accredited publications
  • Registration as a Clinical Psychologist with the HPCSA
  • Evidence of 5-10 years’ experience of teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate level
  • Evidence of successful track record of postgraduate supervision
  • Experience in clinical/therapeutic supervision (including assessments and report writing)
Competencies and Behavioural Attributes:

  • Team player
  • Leadership skills
  • Research capabilities
  • Mentorship abilities
  • Consistent research output evident
  • Minimum of 3 years independent practice registration with the HPCSA

Enquiries regarding job content: Dr Jacqueline Moodley at (011) 559-7664
Enquiries regarding remuneration and benefits: Lungisa Zihlangu at (011) 559-2956 (HCM Business Partner)


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
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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.