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Junior Lecturer / Lecturer Job Vacancies at University of the Free State in Bloemfontein 2018

University of the Free State hiring for Junior Lecturer / Lecturer placed in Bloemfontein. This job vacancies is open from 4 Mei 2018 to the end of this month. Here is more information about the requirements, qualifications and job descriptions associated with Junior Lecturer / Lecturer job opening 2017.

University of the Free State Recruitment 2017

Junior Lecturer / Lecturer - Bloemfontein

Faculty Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Department Chemistry
Junior Lecturer / Lecturer (nGAP position)
Job ID: 2324
The position is funded by the Department of Higher Education and Training under the New Generation of Academics Programme (nGAP) and the successful candidate will be subject to the terms and conditions of the programme whilst being a permanent staff member of the University of the Free State.
Duties and responsibilities:
  • Teach organic chemistry at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
  • Conduct research in Phytochemistry and Pharmacognosy and produce quality research outputs.
  • Provide study guidance to postgraduate students.
  • Participate in research that will be nationally and internationally recognised.
  • Write research articles based on research results.
  • Participate in industrial projects, where necessary.
  • Obtain research funding.
  • Perform administrative tasks and other departmental and faculty activities.

Inherent requirements:

Junior Lecturer:

  • Honours degree in Organic Chemistry.
  • A good academic record.


  • MSc in Organic Chemistry.
  • Proven experience in the delivery of poster or oral presentations at conferences or equivalent activities.
  • Provide evidence of manuscripts produced that have the potential to be converted or submitted for publication, ideally in an accredited journal.
  • A good academic record.
Required competencies:
  • Potential in lecturing organic chemistry at higher education level.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Ability to enforce discipline and handle large groups of students.
  • Excellent knowledge of organic chemistry.
  • Experience in and ability to handle expensive items of research equipment, like high resolution NMR instruments, MS, GC-MS, HPLC-MS and IR instruments.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to function with ease in the University’s richly diverse working environment.
  • Business Acumen.
  • Results Orientated.
  • Strategic Thinking.
  • Leading.
  • Building Coalitions.


Junior Lecturer:

  • Willingness to enroll for a master’s degree at the first available opportunity, if not yet attained by the time of appointment.


  • Willingness to enroll for a doctoral degree at the first available opportunity, if not yet attained by the time of appointment.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Expertise in synthetic organic chemistry and structure elucidation methods essential.
  • Industrial collaboration

Assumption of duties:

01 July 2018
Closing date:
18 May 2018
The salary scale is available on request. For any further enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 3592 / 2808 / 2849.
Fringe benefits:

(Subject to specific conditions): pension scheme, medical aid scheme, group life insurance, housing allowance, leave and sick leave, service bonus and study benefits.

The University reserves the right not to fill the post. The University subscribes to and applies the principles prescribed by the Employment Equity Act. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the aforementioned act and the employee profile of the specific department / division.

Applications may only be submitted online. All applications must be accompanied by the following:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae.
  • Copies of all academic records.
  • Copies of qualifications (please provide the SAQA accreditation in the case of foreign qualifications).
  • A copy of your identity document (ID).

The UFS will only consider applications of candidates who meet all the inherent requirements of the position. Applications that are incomplete, or sent by fax or e-mail, will not be considered. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date for applications, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.
External candidates can click HERE to apply online.

UFS staff members can log onto PeopleSoft, click Self Service, Recruiting, and Careers to apply online.

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