Lecturer - Department of Philosophy
PNet (Pty) Ltd
8d ago


The incumbent will initially be responsible for teaching the semester course FIL210 Contesting Modernities’. For 2019, an existing course guide is available.

For a brief course description please visit URL Disabled . His / her research specialisation will enhance or expand on existing expertise in the Department.

Please visit the Department’s website at URL Disabled for an overview of these.

The successful candidate will be responsible for :

  • Teaching and curriculum development at both undergraduate and postgraduate level in both mainstream and enrichment modules taught by the Department;
  • The supervision of postgraduate students;
  • Research at an internationally competitive level, appropriate to the post level and qualification;
  • Academic administration and other duties as determined by the Head of Department;
  • Participating in the Department’s strategic initiatives relating to teaching, research and community engagement.
  • CLOSING DATE : 22 October 2018

    No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.

    To apply, please visit the University's website at URL Disabled and follow the link : Careers UP


  • A doctoral degree in Philosophy;
  • Tertiary teaching experience appropriate to the post level;
  • A proven research and publishing track record, appropriate to the post level and qualification which the candidate currently has.

  • Appropriate language and communication skills;
  • Good interpersonal and mentoring skills.

  • Competency in moral and political philosophical traditions of the Global South;
  • Experience in teaching big classes (300+) and teaching enrichment modules to students from other faculties;
  • Interest in developing and teaching enrichment modules in political and moral philosophy and / or biomedical ethics and philosophy of medicine.
  • The total remuneration package for this position ranges from approximately R 470 058 to R 622 296 as determined by UP policy guidelines.

    These amounts include the University’s contributions to standard UP benefits, namely provident fund, group life and funeral cover, but exclude contributions to medical aid, as the latter varies per employee.

    UP subscribes to the BESTMED medical aid scheme and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.

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