Permanent Academic Staff
The Wits Law School invites applications for appointment at all academic staff levels, seeking dynamic teachers and active researchers. The School is research-intensive and committed to academic excellence. All positions offer substantial opportunities to engage in research and postgraduate teaching.
Applications are welcome from excellent academics with a demonstrated ability to teach in one or more of the areas of delict, criminal law, company law, property, criminal procedure, evidence, civil procedure, competition law, environmental law, insolvency, intellectual property, banking law, security and taxation and/or the ability to supervise at a postgraduate level in these areas.
Requirements for the position:
At the level of Professor, the candidate must have an international reputation or, in exceptional and appropriate circumstances, a high national reputation, and meet the criteria for appointment at professorial level.
At the level of Associate Professor, the candidate must have a Masters degree in law (preferably a PhD) and a significant record of refereed publications as well as a proven track record of effective teaching. The post of Adjunct Professor is at the Associate Professor level and provides for the appointment of candidates who are distinguished in a professional field, but who have worked in a context where they were not expected to be active as researchers.
At the level of Senior Lecturer, the candidate must have a Masters degree in law and preferably a doctorate in law, and a good record of both teaching and refereed publications. Alternatively, the candidate must have an LLB, significant professional standing, and a good record of both teaching and refereed publications.
At the level of Lecturer, the candidate must have an LLB or equivalent and preferably a Masters degree in law. A teaching record and a research record are preferred, but are not essential. A commitment to teaching and research is essential.
The University is committed to employment equity. Preference may be given to appointable
applicants from the underrepresented designated groups in terms of the relevant employment
equity plans and policies of the University. The University retains the right not to make an
appointment and to verify all information provided by candidates.
Please submit a covering letter clearly indicating which post you are applying for, detailed CV with names, addresses, contact numbers and e-mail addresses of 3 referees.
External applicants are invited to apply, by registering your profile on the Wits i-recruitment platform located at https://irec.wits.ac.za and submitting your application.
Visit the School’s website at: http://www.wits.ac.za/law/academic/clm/law/home/10950/home.htm
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment if no suitable candidate is found
CLOSING DATE: Wednesday, 31 October 2012.