Lecturer in Political Science

Country: South Africa;

City: Stellenbosch

Vacancy added: 01.08.2019

Employer: Stellenbosch University

Resumes due: 23.08.2019



  • Academic programme development;
  • Teaching on undergraduate and postgraduate level in Political Science and related modules;
  • Postgraduate supervision in fields related to Political Science;
  • Publishing research results in accredited journals and presenting results at conferences;
  • Active participation in all departmental activities and research projects;
  • Academic interaction with the community.




  • MA degree in Political Science/International Studies, registered and working towards a PhD in Political Science;
  • Experience in teaching on undergraduate and postgraduate levels, specifically Conflict and Security studies;
  • Experience in supervision on postgraduate level, specifically supervision on MA level in Conflict and Security Studies;
  • A growing publication record in peer reviewed accredited journals;
  • Proven planning and administrative skills;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • The ability to accommodate multiculturalism.



  • A PhD in Political Science;
  • Knowledge of current developments in the field of Political Science and International Studies;
  • The ability to work under pressure.


The University will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity Plan, which acknowledges the need to diversify the demographic composition of the staff corps, especially with regard to the appointment of suitable candidates from the designated groups. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Your application, comprising a comprehensive curriculum vitae (including the names and e-mail address of at least three referees), must reach the University before or on the closing date of the advertised post. 

Apply online by using the "Apply Now" link.

Candidates may be subjected to appropriate psychometric testing and other selection instruments.

The University reserves the right to investigate qualifications and conduct background checks on all candidates.

Should no feedback be received from the University within six weeks of the closing date, kindly accept that your application did not succeed.

Enquiries regarding job content: Dr. Derica Lambrechts on 021 808 2476, or at derica@sun.ac.za 

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