Lecturer – Sociology (Stellenbosch)

Remuneration: Market related 
Location: Stellenbosch
Type: Permanent
Reference: #LSW17/218/0618
Company: Stellenbosch University

Stellenbosch University
Arts and Social Sciences
Sociology and Social Anthropology
Lecturer: Sociology
(Ref. LSW17/218/0618)

For information on the Department please visit our website: http://www0.sun.ac.za/sociology/


  • Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching;
  • Postgraduate supervision;
  • Active participation in the research, publication and teaching activities of the Department;
  • Administrative tasks associated with these activities.


  • MA in Sociology or cognate discipline;
  • An active research programme;
  • A demonstrated commitment to publishing in academic journals;
  • A strong background in sociological perspectives.

Recommendations for lecturer:

  • A PhD, or close to completion of a PhD in Sociology or cognate discipline;
  • Experience in teaching Sociology at undergraduate level;
  • Experience in postgraduate supervision;
  • A publication record;
  • Expertise in social theory and/or quantitative methodology and development.

Commencement of duties: 1 September 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter

Closing date: 20 July 2018

Enquiries regarding this post: Jan Vorster on 021 808 2132, or at


Enquiries regarding remuneration/benefits as well as technical assistance with the electronic application process: Human Resources Client Services Centre on 021 808 2753

The University will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity Plan, which acknowledges the need to diversify the demographic composition of the staff corps, especially with regard to the appointment of suitable candidates from the designated groups

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Your application, comprising a comprehensive curriculum vitae (including the names and e-mail address of at least three referees), must reach the University before or on the closing date of the advertised post.

Apply online at www.sun.ac.za/english/careers

The University reserves the right to investigate qualifications and conduct background checks on all candidates.

Should no feedback be received from the University within six weeks of the closing date, kindly accept that your application did not succeed.

Posted on 04 Jul 11:27

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