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Job TitleLecturer
Organization NamePhilosophy - School of Social Sciences
Department Description
Brief Description

The Department of Philosophy at the University of the Witwatersrand is looking to appoint a permanent position at the rank of lecturer, commencing July 2017 or January 2018. The post is open to candidates who are specializing in any area of philosophy, though preference may be given to candidates researching in, or able to teach, African Philosophy and/or Philosophy of Mind. Candidates should possess a PhD or be in the final stages of completing their PhD.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach large and diverse classes in all years of study, cooperate with colleagues in advancing the objectives of the Department, and contribute actively to the intellectual and administrative life of the Department and University.

Candidates should show promise as a productive researcher and effective teacher and administrator.

Commencement of a publication career will be advantageous.

The Department is committed to making an appointment that will contribute to their demographic representation amongst academic staff.

Remuneration: A competitive salary with excellent benefits will be offered, dependent on qualifications and experience.

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How To Apply

Submit a letter of motivation, detailed CV and the names and contact details of three referees (incl. e-mail addresses)

Internal employees are invited to apply directly on Oracle by following the path: iWits /Self Service application/”Apply for a job”

External applicants are invited to apply, by registering profile on the Wits i-recruitment platform located at and submitting your application.

The University is committed to employment equity.  Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the underrepresented designated groups in terms of the relevant employment equity plans and policies of the University.  The University retains the right not to make an appointment and to verify all information provided by candidates.


Closing Date: 24th March 2017

Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates.  The University reserves the right not to make an appointment or to re-advertise.


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