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Wits Human Resources makes use of integrated on-line recruiting software to manage all their vacancies. New applicants are encouraged to click here 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. 

Please make sure to use Google Chrome / Firefox otherwise you will not be able to see all the fields.

Click on the:How-to-Apply Guide.

Any technical or login issues please email 

Academic Vacancies

PositionDepartmentClosing Date
ACADEMIC HEADSHIP (5 years fixed term contract) (AC.06.3) School of Clinical Medicine 21 May 2021
Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering (EN.07.4) School of Civil and Environmental Engineering 24 May 2021
Academic Headship (5 years fixed term contract) (AC.06.3) School of Clinical Medicine 26 May 2021
Professor in Radio Astronomy (NS.05) (NS.05.3) School of Physics 30 May 2021
Programme Manager (Researcher)position: CLEAR AA WITS - AD08 (AC.09.4) Centre for Learning Evaluation and Results Anglophone Africa 31 May 2021
Online / Blended Learning Coordinator (at the level of Lecturer / Senior Lecturer) (AC.08.4) Curriculum 31 May 2021
Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer ¡V African Energy Leadership Centre (AELC) (BA.05.3) Graduate School of Business Administration 31 May 2021
Associate Lecturer (3 Year Contract Post) (AC.09.4) Wits School of Arts 11 Jun 2021
Associate Professor/Deputy Director (Centre on African Philanthropy and Social Investment) (AC.06.3) African Philanthropy Centre 11 Jun 2021
Associate Professors and/or Senior Lecturers in Applied Mechanics, Mechatronics, Flight Dynamics and/or Mechanical Design (EN.06.3) School of Mechanical, Industrial & Aeronautical Engineering 14 Jun 2021
Head of School (AC.04.3) Faculty of Humanities 18 Jun 2021

Support Vacancies

PositionDepartmentClosing Date
COMMUNITY-BASED DIETICIAN (AD.09) 1 Year Fixed Term Contract (AD.09.4) Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit 18 May 2021
Senior Business Architect (IT07) (IT.07.4) Wits ICT - Architecture 18 May 2021
Senior Administrator – GEMP 1&2 (Permanent - Grade AD.09) (AD.09.4) Unit for Undergraduate Medical Education 19 May 2021
Stakeholder Relationship Manager (AD.07.4) Services 21 May 2021
Learning Experience Designer (AD08) (IT.08.4) Centre for Learning, Teaching & Development 21 May 2021
Environmental Health Specialist (AD.08.4) Services 24 May 2021
Finance Manager (AD.07.4) Services 25 May 2021
Head: Pre-award Support (AD.05.3) DVC: Research and Innovation 28 May 2021
Security Officers X 12 (AD.14.5) Protection Services 28 May 2021
Communication Officer AD09 (AD.09.4) Southern Centre for Inequality Studies 30 May 2021
Senior Technician (Grade TE 10) (TE.10.4) School of Molecular And Cell Biology 31 May 2021