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Associate Professor: School of Law

  • Full Time
  • Limpopo

University of Limpopo




Department of Jurisprudence, Legal Pluralism, Criminal Law and Procedure

Associate Professor


 LLD/PhD in law.  At least three (5) years teaching experience in the legal field at a tertiary institution.  Five (5) points (research output through articles & conference proceedings) (published) in DoHET accredited journals.  Clear record of publications in the fields of procedural law and legal pluralism.  Certified assessor and moderator in higher education.  Demonstrable continuous interest in research, teaching and learning and community engagement.


The incumbent will be required to:  Conduct law lectures, and teach LLB and LLM modules in the School of Law.  Conduct assessments, mark assessments and provide timeous feedback to students.  Provide supervision of research works of LLB, LLM and LLD students.  Attend and participate in training workshops concerning assessment, moderation, teaching and learning, legal pedagogy, research and community engagement  Provide academic leadership through mentoring of junior academics.  Serve in various School and Faculty committees.  Develop creative academic activities.  Present papers at conferences.  Publish articles in accredited peer-reviewed journals.  Improve the research output, postgraduate throughput and thus, the research standing of the School and the Faculty.  Contribute chapters in books.  Contribute papers in conference proceedings.  Participate in and perform designated community engagement duties, as well as branding and marketing of the department.  Participate in specific administrative and managerial duties as may be necessary, and per directive of the Head of Department.

Closing date:

22 March 2019 Typed application which should contain comprehensive curriculum vitae, certified copies of all qualifications and contact details of three referees should be forwarded, for the attention of Mr AL Mafana to the Chief Human Resources Officer, Private Bag X1106 Sovenga, 0727 or e-mail applications, in MS Word format, to Telephonic enquiries regarding conditions of service: (015) 268 3358 / 2916 It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign obtained qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority. Please note that failure to submit the requested documents/ information will result in your application not being considered.

The University of Limpopo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All appointments will be made in accordance with the University’s Employment Equity Policy. Preference will be given to Male (Africans, Indians and Coloureds), Female (Africans and Coloureds ) Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. Applicants who have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing must consider their applicants as unsuccessful The University reserve the right not to make an appointment.