Business management

Lecturer, College of Business & Economics: Department of Business Management at the UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG


The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a dynamic and cosmopolitan university, rooted in Africa and driven by a powerful strategy focused on achieving Global Excellence and Stature (GES). With an emphasis on independent thinking, sustainability, and strategic partnerships, UJ is an international university of choice. The University is guided by the Vice-Chancellor’s vision to “position UJ in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) within the context of Africa’s social, political and economic evolution”.

job description

The Council of the University of Johannesburg has declared the University as a compulsory vaccination site in accordance with the applicable policy (( All applications and offers of employment depend on compliance with said policy.

The University of Johannesburg is actively recruiting for a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Business Management.


The incumbent must:

  • Teaching modules related to business management and/or entrepreneurship at diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • Develop a research pipeline and undertake proven research in the global study areas of entrepreneurship and business management.
  • Develop and maintain professional and industrial partnerships.
  • Participate in the supervision of postgraduate students at the Honours, Masters and Doctoral levels.
  • Help with academic administration.

Minimum requirements

  • A relevant doctorate in business management or entrepreneurship.
  • Between five and eight’ work experience in the higher education environment.
  • Excellent teaching skills and knowledge in the field of business management and entrepreneurship.
  • A burgeoning research record, with publications in reputable journals and conference proceedings.
  • Supervisory experience at the master’s level (completed students).

Skills and behavioral attributes:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Good planning and organizational skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Good listening skills.
  • Good conflict management skills.
  • Autonomous and lifelong learner.


  • Knowledge of the online learning environment.
  • Previous exposure to managing portfolios in a higher education environment.
  • Supervisory experience at the doctoral level (completed students).
  • Proof of visibility within the academic community.

START DATE: January 1, 2023


Job content inquiries: Prof C Schachtebeck on (011) 559-3623

Compensation and Benefits Inquiries: Antoinette Kanfer at (011) 559-2548 (HCM business partner)

Your application, including a detailed Curriculum Vitae and full names and contact details (including phone numbers and email addresses) of at least three traceable and credible referees, must be uploaded on or before the closing date of the advertised position. Please also attach the following: a copy of your highest academic degree, proof of registration with professional bodies you may belong to, and, if applying for an academic position, a list of accredited research results and/or or a portfolio of your creative output.

Applications (UJ e-Recruitment Portal)

If you have general questions regarding the advertised position, please send an e-mail with the subject line of the position reference number to [email protected]

If you need technical support / assistance on the UJ e-recruitment site, please contact our service provider PNET at the following coordinates: 0861 227337/010 140 3099 or email [email protected]

Applicants may be subject to appropriate psychometric tests and other selection instruments.

In addition to merit on the basis of qualifications, experience and proven achievement, the University of Johannesburg is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to people with disabilities and people from historically disadvantaged groups. Depending on operational needs, the University reserves the right not to make an appointment to advertised positions. If you have not received a response from the University within 8 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.