Lecturer (Biostatistics) needed at University of the Witwatersrand

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Job title : Lecturer (Biostatistics)

Job Location : Other, Johannesburg

Deadline : July 12, 2024

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Brief Description        

  • At least a Master’s degree in biostatistics, statistics or quantitative epidemiology.


  • Evidence of teaching experience at postgraduate level
  • At least one article in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Student supervision at postgraduate level will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team.
  • Interest in and commitment to building research capacity.


  • Teach biostatistics on the postgraduate (MSc, MPH, MMed, PhD) and short-course programmes within the Wits SPH
  • Teach on the Faculty of Health Sciences statistics short courses as part of the research support to Faculty staff and post-graduate students.
  • Provide statistical consultations to academic staff within the faculty.
  • Co-ordinate biostatistics modules within the MSc programme
  • Contribute to research supervision of postgraduate students within Wits SPH
  • Actively develop and expand research programmes within the School and Faculty
  • Actively participate in the academic endeavours of the school

To apply:

  • Please submit your application using the following I-Recruitment link:
  • www.wits.ac.za/vacancies or for internal applicants https://irec.wits.ac.za


Documents to be submitted with your application:

  • A cover letter motivating your suitability for the post
  • Detailed and up to date CV
  • Names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three recent referees,
  • ID (or passport and permit)
  • Copies of qualification certificates and professional membership

 Closing date: 17 June 2024

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