Wits Human Resources makes use of integrated on-line recruiting software to manage all their vacancies. Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the new iRecruitment link  in order to create their profile or visit the advertised Jobs listed in order to apply directly for the advertised job. 

Internal applicants
To view a full list of internal vacancies click on the following link and follow the ‘Apply for Job’ navigation :

External applicants
Click on the advertised Job links below to be re-directed to the on-line recruiting system. All applications are to be made via on-line application. In the event of Technical Difficulties contact: Ms Refilwe Ngwenya,

21st Century Institute vacancies
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Academic Vacancies

PositionDepartmentClosing Date
Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (AC.08.4) School of Literature, Language and Media 24 Oct 2014
ASSOCIATE LECTURER (AC.09.4) School of Physiology 24 Oct 2014
TDG Associate Lecturer (AC.09.4) School of Architecture and Planning 27 Oct 2014
Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellow (AC.09.4) Wits School of Education 30 Oct 2014
Researcher (Physical/Materials Chemistry) - Fixed-Contract, 3 years (NS.08.4) School of Chemistry 31 Oct 2014
Lecturer (AC.08.4) Political Studies 31 Oct 2014
Lecturer-Evolutionary Biology (NS.08.4) School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences 31 Oct 2014
Carnegie Clinical Ph.D Fellowships Faculty of Health Sciences 31 Oct 2014
Lecturer (AC.08.4) Social Anthropology 31 Oct 2014
Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor - Thermodynamics (EN.06.3) School of Mechanical, Industrial & Aeronautical Engineering 31 Oct 2014
Lecturer (AC.08.4) School of Human & Community Development 07 Nov 2014
Part Time (60%) Researcher (AC.08.4) Molecular Medicine And Haematology 09 Nov 2014
Associate Lecturer (AD.09.4) School of Social Sciences 15 Nov 2014
PROFESSOR/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/SENIOR LECTURER - MARKETING (AC.05.3) School of Economic & Business Sciences 21 Nov 2014

Support Vacancies

PositionDepartmentClosing Date
Faculty Administrative Officer (AD10) (AD.10.4) E&BE - Faculty Registrar's Office 22 Oct 2014
Payroll Controller (AD08) (AD.08.4) Payroll Office 22 Oct 2014
Finance Officer - 4 year contract (AD.09.4) Centre for Health Policy 24 Oct 2014
School Administration Manager (AD.08.4) School of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering 24 Oct 2014
Senior IT Support Consultant (IT.09.4) School of Public Health 24 Oct 2014
Bookkeeper and Administrator (Part time for 2 months-2 or 3 mornings a week with immediate effect until 31/12/2014) (AD.10.4) Journalism and Media Studies 24 Oct 2014
Secretary (SE.11.4) Internal Medicine(Johannesburg Hospital) 24 Oct 2014
Senior Technician in Environmental Engineering (TE.09.4) School of Civil and Environmental Engineering 27 Oct 2014
Assistant Librarian: Postgraduate Support (LB.10.4) Health Sciences Library 28 Oct 2014
CAD Administrator x 2 (AD.11.4) Property & Infrastructure Management 28 Oct 2014
DIRECTOR, DEVELOPMENT AND FUNDRAISING Vice-Chancellor's Office 31 Oct 2014
Telephonist (AD12) (AD.12.4) Telephone Services 31 Oct 2014
Webmaster (50 % Contract Position from as soon as possible until 31st December 2015) (IT.09.4) Journalism and Media Studies 31 Oct 2014
Academic and Facilities Access Coordinator (AD09) (AD.09.4) Disability Unit 31 Oct 2014
Faculty Officer AD 09 (Undergrad) (AD.09.4) Commerce, Law and Management - Faculty Registrar's Office 31 Oct 2014