Assistant Lecturer

at University of Cape Town
Location Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Education
Work Hours Day
Salary 676074
Salary Units YEAR
Currency ZAR


The Division of Emergency Medicine seeks to appoint an Assistant Lecturer to assist with the co-ordination of research in the division, specifically for the PhD Emergency Medicine Programme. This is a full-time, permanent position. Responsibilities include assisting with the administration of the PhD programme, mentoring of postgraduate students in the division, and assisting the Division to improve research outputs.

Requirements include:

  • Undergraduate clinical degree, registerable with HPCSA or SANC
  • Master’s degree in either clinical emergency care or public health or similar
  • Demonstrable research experience in the healthcare sector
  • Proven experience in carrying out core research tasks (such as literature reviews, scoping of funding

opportunities, writing and revising research protocols, writing interview guides and reports, and

coordinating research meetings)

  • Teaching experience in tertiary education sector
  • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, e-mail and calendar programs, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Excellent interpersonal abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication


  • Demonstrable history of scientific publications
  • At least three years research experience
  • Demonstrable experience in post-graduate supervision
  • Demonstrable experience in emergency care
  • Qualitative research experience would be advantageous
  • Expertise in online teaching and teaching with technology
  • Intention of study towards a PhD would be encouraged

Responsibilities include:

  • Liaison with faculty to ensure smooth administration of the PhD programme and appropriate progression of


  • Mentoring (including research supervision and co-supervision) of post-graduate students in the Division of

Emergency Medicine

  • Assist with grant funding applications
  • Assisting the Division to improve Research outputs including conducting own research.


Interested candidates can send their CV


To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Ms Vathiswa Mbangi

- UCT Application Form (download at

- Letter of motivation that speaks to the specific requirements of the position, and

- Curriculum Vitae (CV)


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