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Vacancy: 3689: Lecturer: Human Anatomy
Faculty: Health Sciences
Department: Basic Medical Sciences Division:
Type: Academic
Description: Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Basic Medical Sciences Lecturer: Human Anatomy Job ID: 3689

This post was previously advertised as Job ID: 3508 and 3555. All applications received in response to the previous
advertisement, will automatically be considered again. Previous applicants therefore do not need to reapply.

KINDLY TAKE NOTE: Applications may only be submitted online through the official UFS vacancy
website: Applications submitted through any other platform
will not be considered.

*NB! Applications may only be submitted online. Please ensure that all relevant documentation is attached to your

• A detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter (please note that the first three (3) referees on your CV will be contacted with regard to reference checking);
• Certified copies (not older than 6 months) of all academic records;
• Certified copies (not older than 6 months) of qualifications (please provide the SAQA accreditation in the case of foreign qualifications);
• A certified copy (not older than 6 months) of your identity document (ID);
• Proof of registration with a Professional Body (if applicable);
• A copy of your driver’s license (if applicable).

Duties and responsibilities:
• Present lectures, tutorials, small-group discussions and dissection training in Human Anatomy for undergraduate students in the Faculty of Health Sciences.
• Present lectures, seminars and tutorials in Human Anatomy for postgraduate students in medicine and the health professions.
• Facilitate small-group discussions and practical sessions for undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Faculty of Health Sciences.
• Possible involvement in curriculum development and module management with regard to modules presented to undergraduate and postgraduate students in the health professions.
• Participate in the departmental research programme.
• Participate actively in research projects and postgraduate supervision

Inherent requirements:
• A PhD on NQF level ten (10) in Human Anatomy with at least 1-2 years appropriate work experience OR a Master’s degree on NQF level nine (9) in Human Anatomy with at least 3-5 years appropriate work experience.
• 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 (must attach a copy).

Required competencies:
• Results Oriented
o The ability to stick with tasks, not give up, and overcome obstacles in completing one’s task.
o The ability to be reliable, responsible, dependable and to fulfil obligations.
• Strategic Thinking
o The ability to deal with several activities at a time.
o The ability to plan work and to follow plans
• Business Acumen
o The ability to adhere to rules and strictly follow work regulations
o Proficient in using MS Office.
• Leading o The ability to maintain high levels of personal motivation, energy and enthusiasm.
o The ability to be cooperative with others, display a good-natured attitude and encourage people to work together.
• Building Coalitions o The ability to be self-assured and at ease with people in all types of social situations.
o The ability to interact with others and establish personal connections with people.

• Willingness to enrol for a doctoral degree in Human Anatomy at the first available opportunity, if not yet attained by the time of the appointment.

• An interest in the field of Neuro-Anatomy.
• Experience in research and obtaining research funds.

Assumption of duties:
As soon as possible. Closing date: 29 January 2021.

The salary scale is available on request.

For enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 7705/7267/9848 or email

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.

The UFS is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity and redress in achieving its equity targets. Our Employment Equity Plan is available at
For this post, we seek particularly
to attract black (i.e. African, Coloured and Indian) and disabled South African candidates.

The UFS will only consider
applications of candidates who meet all the inherent requirements of the position. Applications that are incomplete 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 to apply online use the following link: UFS staff members can log onto PeopleSoft, click on Self Service, then on Recruiting, and then on Careers to apply online.

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