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The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a vibrant and cosmopolitan university, striving towards global excellence and stature. With an emphasis on independent thinking, sustainable development and multiple partnerships, UJ is an international university of choice.
The Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Johannesburg, wishes to appoint a senior lecturer qualified and registered in the field of Human Anatomy.
The successful candidate is expected to undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research supervision; contribute to the development and review of undergraduate teaching and curricula; publish research; and, where necessary, become involved in community outreach activities and CPD activities, in-line with the discipline/departmental specific objectives.

  • Present lectures, tutorials, practicals and dissection training in Human Anatomy (Macroscopic, Microscopic and Developmental) for undergraduate students in the Health and Allied Health professions;
  • Assist with curriculum development, module coordination and administration in modules presented to undergraduate students in the Health and Allied Health professions;
  • Involvement in personal and departmental research activities;
  • Postgraduate supervision and
  • Active participation in Departmental and Faculty activities, as requested by the Head of Department/Executive Dean.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A Doctoral degree (NQF 10) in Human Anatomy;
  • Relevant Human Anatomy teaching experience in the Higher education sector (minimum 5 years);
  • Undergraduate personal dissection experience; and
  • Dissection training experience.


  • Research experience and journal publications in the field of Human Anatomy, or related sub-fields; and
  • Postgraduate supervision experience.

Competencies and Behavioural Attributes:

  • Excellent command of the field of Human Anatomy and its latest knowledge and trends;
  • Good interpersonal and written and verbal English communication skills;
  • Ability to facilitate learning through blended and technologically-based teaching methods;
  • Ability to function in a diverse working environment;
  • Excellent organization and administration skills;
  • Good time-management skills and the ability to perform under pressure, and
  • The ability to function independently, as well as in a team.

Reporting to the Head of Department of Human Anatomy and Physiology

CLOSING DATE:                                         
COMMENCEMENT OF DUTIES:    01 January 2020, or as soon as possible
Enquiries regarding job content:           HR Business Partner on 011 559 4690
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.  As part of your CV, please include a teaching statement (not more than one paragraph) outlining your teaching beliefs and practices. 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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