Position Summary

Campus: Soweto 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) for societal impact in the context of the changing social, political, and economic fortunes of Africa”.

Job description

Job Description:
The successful incumbent will teach, conduct research and, where appropriate, interact with the community in order to work towards the mission of the University of Johannesburg.

The incumbent will be expected to:

  • Have strong technical knowledge of the fields of IFRS Accounting and governance knowledge.
  • Lecture Accounting at an undergraduate/postgraduate level.
  • Set tests, assignments, and examination papers.
  • Encourage students' personal development through consultation and tutorials.
  • Invigilate tests and examinations.
  • Attend and contribute to staff meetings.
  • Contribute to general administration of the department and the college.
  • Attend and speak at conferences and seminars.
  • Write research proposals and conduct research in order to produce at least one accredited research output per year.
  • Be involved with professional, national, and international bodies/boards that are related to his/her discipline.
  • Participate in community engagement.
  • Be able to conduct and publish high-quality research.
  • Strategic involvement in/on local community & networks / Chambers of commerce, agencies and other government spheres

Minimum requirements

  • A Chartered Accountant - CA (SA) or Chartered Management Accountant (CMA) with a school/discipline-specific Honour's degree or Post Graduate Degree/Diploma in Accountancy (PGDA) (NQF 8 level).
  • Advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office package. This includes Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Knowledge of Accounting Software packages.
Competencies and Behavioural Attributes:
  • Strong leadership, organizational, interpersonal skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with faculty, staff, students, and community members as well as organizational leaders.
  • Proven experience in creating campus and community partnerships.
  • Collegial and emotionally intelligent.
  • Innovative, proactive, and creative
  • Ability to work in a pressurised environment and independently.
  • Great writing, oral communication and presentation skills.
  • High level of integrity and ethical foundation.
  • Good lecturing skills and ability.
  • Good supervising skills and ability.
  • Good research skills and ability.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills. High intellectual ability.
  • Good planning and administration skills.
  • The ability to monitor and coach student performance and provide critical feedback in an objective and professional             manner.
  • Must be able to think analytically in order to improve business processes. Must be able to multi-task.
  • Strong analytical thinking.
  • Good interpersonal relationships.
  • Must be assertive.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a relevant Doctorate or master’s degree in the commerce field.
  • Practical experience in the relevant subject disciplines.
  • Experience with regards to 4IR and its impact on commerce.
  • Previous lecturing experience in the relevant subject disciplines. Willingness to conduct research.
  • Research experience in relevant subject disciplines.
  • Teaching experience in relevant subject disciplines.
  • An excellent record of relevant academic publications.
  • Experience in supervising postgraduate students
Working conditions:
  • May be required to travel between campuses
  • May be required to work overtime
Enquiries regarding the job content: Ms Boitumelo Kuzwayo (Head of Department) on Tel: (011) 559-5121
Enquiries regarding remuneration & benefits: Ms Mpume Mqina (HCM Business Partner) on Tel: (011) 559-4037


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.

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.


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