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Lecturer: Department of Psychology(Job ID 5686) needed at University of the Free State

Job title : Lecturer: Department of Psychology(Job ID 5686)

Job Location : Free State, Bloemfontein

Deadline : May 25, 2024

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Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach and assess undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Psychology.
  • Provide study guidance and supervision to final year and postgraduate students.
  • Provide clinical supervision to students in the Applied Master’s Programme.
  • Initiate and conduct high-level research and sustain quality research outputs.
  • Contribute towards creating a strong academic identity for the Department.
  • Contribute to programme development and curriculum review within the department and Faculty.
  • Participate in community engagement initiatives where possible.
  • Recruit senior students for postgraduate study.
  • Perform organisational and administrative duties.

Inherent Job Requirements:


  • A PhD in Psychology or related discipline on NQF Level 10 (for a permanent appointment) 


  • Master’s degree in Psychology or related discipline on NQF Level 9 (contract appointment: five years during which a PhD on NQF Level 10 in Psychology or related discipline MUST be obtained to be converted to a permanent position). 
  • Three (3) years’ registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Counselling Psychologist.
  • Proven experience in the delivery of poster or oral presentations at conferences or equivalent activities.
  • Evidence of manuscripts produced that have the potential to be converted or submitted for publication in accredited journals.
  • Expertise within child, adolescent and adult assessments and psychotherapeutic interventions.
  • A good academic record.


  • Lecturing experience in Psychology at a tertiary institution.
  • The ability to work and learn more about digitalized academic platforms.
  • Experience in statistical packages (SPPS/MPLus)

Required Documents

  • Please ensure that all relevant documentation is attached to your application. 
  • A detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter. 
  • Copies of qualifications (please provide the SAQA accreditation in the case of foreign qualifications).
  • Copies of all academic records (applicable where inherently required).
  • A copy of your identity document (ID or passport in the case of foreign nationals).
  • Proof of registration with a Professional Body (if applicable).
  • A copy of your driver’s license (if applicable).
  • Confirmation of employment from current employer / last employer if unemployed (only applicable to external applicants).

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