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
Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellow (AC.09.4) Wits School of Education 30 Oct 2014
Lecturer/ Associate Lecturer in Management (AC.08.4) School of Economic & Business Sciences 31 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
Part Time Lecturer (50%) (AC.08.4) Sign Language 07 Nov 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
Part Time (50%) Fixed Term (2 year) Lecturer (AC.08.4) Pharmacology 10 Nov 2014
Associate Lecturer- NS 09 (NS.09.4) School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences 14 Nov 2014
Lecturer (AC.08.4) African Literature 14 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
Head of School (EN.04.3) School of Mining Engineering 30 Nov 2014

Support Vacancies

PositionDepartmentClosing Date
DIRECTOR, DEVELOPMENT AND FUNDRAISING Vice-Chancellor's Office 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
Faculty Officer AD 09 (Undergrad) (AD.09.4) Commerce, Law and Management - Faculty Registrar's Office 31 Oct 2014
Telephonist (AD12) (AD.12.4) Telephone Services 31 Oct 2014
Academic and Facilities Access Coordinator (AD09) (AD.09.4) Disability Unit 31 Oct 2014
ADMINISTRATOR GRADE AD 11 -50% APPOINTMENT (5 YEAR FIXED –TERM CONTRACT) (AD.11.4) School of Geosciences 03 Nov 2014
Senior Laboratory Technician Gr AD 10 (TE.10.4) School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences 03 Nov 2014
Student Administrator: Grade AD.10- 50% part-time appointment(HALF DAY POSITION – FROM 08H30-13H00) (AD.10.4) School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences 05 Nov 2014
Senior Secretary (PA to the Director) SE11 (SE.11.4) Wits School of Governance 06 Nov 2014
Centre Manager (AD07) (AD.07.4) Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit 07 Nov 2014
Senior Technician -Grade IT 09 (GIS/ Remote Sensing) (IT.09.4) School of Geography, Archaeology and Environmental Studies 07 Nov 2014
Head of Department (AD.05.3) Campus Control 10 Nov 2014
Project Manager: Strategic Planning (Part-Time) (AD.07.4) Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience 10 Nov 2014
Administrative Officer (AD.10.4) Graduate School of Business Administration 13 Nov 2014
Faculty Administrative Officer AD 10(Postgraduate) (AD.10.4) Commerce, Law and Management - Faculty Registrar's Office 14 Nov 2014
Manager: Witwatersrand Health Sciences Library (LB.06.3) Library 14 Nov 2014