Senior Lecturer

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



The University of Cape Town is seeking an energetic and dynamic candidate to join the Department of Psychiatry

and Mental Health to strengthen leadership in the area of addictions psychiatry. The individual should be a clinicianscientist with a strong knowledge of addictions psychiatry. The individual would facilitate the acquisition, analysis,

management, and publication of psychiatric addictions data, and would supervise postgraduate students.

This Senior Lecturer position will be appointed under the auspices of the New Generation of Academics Programme

(nGAP) funded by the Department of Higher Education & Training. This full time permanent position is open to black

South Africans of age 40 years or younger. The appointment will be made in terms of the purposes expressed in the

Staffing South African Universities Framework (SSAUF). For more information on the nGAP programme see

Requirements include:

  • Registration with the HPSCA as a doctor or clinical psychologist
  • At least one year’s experience as a full-time lecturer in addictions psychiatry, teaching at postgraduate level
  • Knowledge of addictions science as evidenced by specific postgraduate teaching (ie. successfully graduating

masters or postgraduate diploma students) or research outputs (ie. peer-reviewed articles) in this area

Responsibilities include:

  • Undertake teaching on psychiatric addictions
  • Undertake research on psychiatric addictions
  • Provide assistance to the Head of Department with strategic administrative assistance, for example, in the areas

of research and post-graduate training

  • Provide supervision and teaching to post-graduate and under-graduate students
  • Social responsiveness work in the area of psychiatric addictions


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;)

- A letter of motivation detailing suitability for this post

- Curriculum Vitae (CV)

- Full academic transcripts

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