VACANCY, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa. SENIOR LECTURER Labour Law

Position Title
Senior Lecturer: Labour Law
Post Number
University of the Western Cape -> Law -> Mercantile & Labour Law
Type of Position
Permanent - Full Time
Main Campus - Bellville, WC ZA (Primary)
Closing Date
Role Clarification & Key Performance Areas
The University of the Western Cape (UWC) enjoys national and international acclaim for its continuing contribution to democratic change in South Africa and for making quality education accessible to all South Africans and developing centres of excellence of national importance. The successful candidate will join a dynamic and supportive Faculty dedicated to teaching and research, as well as to overall student development. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and willing to make a significant contribution to the development of the Faculty.
The successful candidate for the position Senior Lecturer in the Department Mercantile and Labour Law will be responsible for the following key responsibility areas:
Lecture at undergraduate and postgraduate levels within the field of Labour Law
Conduct research
Undergraduate and postgraduate supervision
Community engagement and outreach
Academic administration
Curriculum development and assessment
Minimum Requirements
LLD or equivalent preferably in the field labour law
Teaching experience, preferably in the field of labour law
A record of quality peer reviewed publications
A record of successful supervision

The following will be advantageous for a candidate seeking appointment:
A professional qualification as Attorney / Advocate of the High Court
Practical experience in the field of labour law

In your application, you are encouraged to highlight your strengths and also include anything else that you feel may be pertinent to the selection panel. Please attach your covering letter, a detailed curriculum vitae and highest qualification to your online profile. To be considered for this vacancy, you must click on the Apply for this Job link below or apply directly via UWC Careers at For any queries, please contact the Human Resources Department at +27 21 959 4063/9763/9708/3551/3756.

EQUITY DISCLAIMER: In line with the University's commitment to diversifying its workforce, preference will be given to suitably qualified applicants in line with Employment Targets of the University. The University reserves the right to not make an appointment, make an appointment at a different level, seek additional candidates and may conduct competency assessments.

Application: Jun 10, 2020
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