Log in  \/ 
Employer Registration JobSeeker Registration
Job Details

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor : Department of Political and International Studies

Job Summary
2 Posts available in the Department of Political and International Studies at Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor levels

All academics are responsible for the dissemination of knowledge (teaching and learning), creation of knowledge (research) and community engagement, recognising that there are differences in the execution of these responsibilities within the various departments and Faculties. Academics are also expected to assume some administrative, management and/or leadership duties at the departmental, Faculty and/or University level, and contribute to their profession.


For both posts:

A PhD in Political Studies or related discipline. The ability to foreground Africa in teaching.

For the Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in Political Theory/Political Philosophy:

Applicants need to demonstrate expertise in Political Theory and/or Political Philosophy. In addition, ability to teach in any of the following areas would be an advantage: Democratisation, Electoral Studies, South (ern) African Studies, Area Studies, Comparative Politics, (International) Political Economy, Foreign Policy, Global Governance, International and Regional Organisation.

For the Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in International Relations:

Applicants need to demonstrate expertise in International Relations, an ability to teach courses such as Foreign Policy, Global Governance, International and Regional Organisation, International Political Economy. An additional ability to teach in the following areas would be welcomed: South (ern) African Studies, Democratisation, Electoral Studies, Area Studies, and Comparative Politics.

VERY IMPORTANT: Applications should be submitted online by accessing the link:

Candidates should submit all the documents (CV, Letter of Motivation, Application Form, Qualifications). Failure to submit such documentation will result in an application not being considered.

The selection process and full minimum requirements for this post is contained in the above link.

Please note that this appointment will be made in line with the requirements of the Employment Equity Act of RSA and the University's recruitment and selection policies and equity strategies. The initial focus will be on equity candidates. An employment check will be conducted on successful candidates.

If you have any questions or experience challenges with the system, please contact Ms Ntosh Gongqa on +27 (0) 46 603 8616 or Ms Shannon Thurston on +27 (0)46 6037036.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. The University reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of the post. An application in itself does not entitle the applicant to an interview. Please apply online by accessing the Rhodes University Website.

Closing Date: 14 October 2019

If you are not contacted within 30 days from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful

Find us at:

Back Back  Stats Advert Views : 2098 


HEJobs is a career portal dedicated to public universities. HeJobs enables institutions to post their job adverts on a centralized portal. HEJobs is is an ideal meeting place for all university professionals seeking a new academic career opportunity.

Email: info@higheredjobs.co.za
Tel: +27 12 817 2017

HEJobs Newsletter

Subscribe to receive periodic university jobs

Enter your full name

Enter a valid email

Please verify you are human