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 (MA.08.4) School of Mathematics 30 Sep 2014
Associate Professor/Professor-Strategy (BA.05.3) Graduate School of Business Administration 30 Sep 2014
Associate lecturer – 6 months fixed term contract (AC.09.4) Rural Health 30 Sep 2014
Associate Lecturer - 3 year Contract Position (AC.09.4) Philosophy 30 Sep 2014
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mining Engineering (EN.08.4) School of Mining Engineering 30 Sep 2014
Professor of Rock Engineering (EN.05.3) School of Mining Engineering 30 Sep 2014
PROFESSOR/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/SENIOR LECTURER - ACTUARIAL SCIENCE (AU.05.3) School of Statistics and Actuarial Science 30 Sep 2014
Associate Professor: Biomedical Engineering (EN.06.3) School of Electrical & Information Engineering 30 Sep 2014
Senior Researcher (AC07) Evolutionary Studies Institute 03 Oct 2014
Associate Lecturer (AC.09)/ Lecturer (AC.08) (AC.08.4) Chemical Pathology 12 Oct 2014
Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (AC.08.4) School of Literature, Language and Media 24 Oct 2014
Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellow (AC.09.4) Wits School of Education 30 Oct 2014
Lecturer (AC.08.4) Political Studies 31 Oct 2014
Researcher (Physical/Materials Chemistry) - Fixed-Contract, 3 years (NS.08.4) School of Chemistry 31 Oct 2014
Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor - Thermodynamics (EN.06.3) School of Mechanical, Industrial & Aeronautical Engineering 31 Oct 2014
Associate Lecturer (AD.09.4) School of Social Sciences 15 Nov 2014

Support Vacancies

PositionDepartmentClosing Date
Research & Teaching Assistants (AD.09.4) School of Law 30 Sep 2014
Laboratory Technician (AD.13.5) Wits School of Education 30 Sep 2014
Technician I (AD12) Evolutionary Studies Institute 01 Oct 2014
Deputy Director (AC.06) (AD.06.3) Centre for Learning, Teaching & Development 02 Oct 2014
Deaf Mentors - Gauteng & KwaZulu Natal (Part Time Fixed-Term) Centre for Deaf Studies 03 Oct 2014
Parent Advisors - Gauteng, Western Cape & KwaZulu Natal (Part Time Fixed-Term) Centre for Deaf Studies 03 Oct 2014
PRINCIPAL LIBRARIAN: SCIENCES (LB07) (LB.07.4) Engineering Library 10 Oct 2014
Senior Research Computing Specialist (AD07) (AD.07.4) CNS 13 Oct 2014
Student Call Centre Manager (AD08) (AD.08.4) Registrar's Division 13 Oct 2014
ICT Finance Specialist (IT07) (IT.07.4) CNS 17 Oct 2014
Team Lead: New Media Services (IT07) (IT.07.4) ICT Business Solutions 17 Oct 2014
Graphic Designer (AD09) (AD.09.4) University Relations 17 Oct 2014
SENIOR TECHNICIAN (100%) (TE.10.4) School of Physiology 17 Oct 2014
SENIOR TECHNICIAN (100%) (TE.10.4) School of Physiology 17 Oct 2014