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Remuneration: A competitive salary package will be offered.


Lecturer in Archaeology

The Archaeology Division of the School of Geography, Archaeology and Environmental Studies (GAES) at the University of the Witwatersrand (Johannesburg) invites applicants for a full-time permanent Lecturer in Archaeology, to begin teaching in mid-2013. We seek an individual with a PhD in Archaeology and a specialty in one or more of the following fields: zooarchaeology; archaeo-botany; quantitative methods; heritage impact assessment (CRM). Applicants should have excellent scholarly credentials, an emerging research program and preference will be given to candidates with a strong teaching and publication record.

Responsibilities will include undergraduate as well as postgraduate teaching and supervision, research and publication, plus service to the School of GAES.

External applicants are invited to apply by registering their profile on the Wits i-Recruitment platform located at and submitting applications. Internal employees are invited to apply directly on Oracle by following the path:  iWits /Self Service application/”Apply for a job) and should include a statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio and contact information for three references.


The closing date is the 30th November 2012



Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates. 


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



Closing Date: 30 November 2012
Contact Person:
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To Apply: Submit a covering letter, detailed CV with names and contact details of three referees and certified copies of degrees/diplomas to, N/a, University of the Witwatersrand, Private Bag 3, Wits 2050.

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