English Lecturer/Coordinator Opportunity

Remuneration: Basic salary
Location: Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Reference: #TS/162/0515


Job description

Stellenbosch University


Language Centre


Lecturer/coordinator (English)

(Ref. TS/162/0515)

Apply online at www.sun.ac.za/english/careers

The Language Centre at Stellenbosch University offers a variety of academic and support services, particularly in the field of academic literacy and language development. We are looking for applications from highly motivated people to fill this position on a permanent full-time basis.



  • Teaching of Language and/or Academic Literacy courses, focusing on the development of academic reading and writing skills in various academic disciplines;
  • developing curricula and materials for the above-mentioned areas;
  • coordinating courses, including the organisation and management of staff and students;
  • liaising with faculties and departments;
  • researching the teaching and learning of languages and academic literacy.



  • An appropriate Master’s degree;
  • a minimum of three years’ teaching experience in the Higher Education environment, specifically in academic literacy and/or language development on undergraduate and postgraduate levels;
  • experience in curriculum development in academic literacy;
  • excellent computer skills in MS Office, the internet and e-mail;
  • excellent capacity for interpersonal relationships;
  • ability to complete a variety of tasks efficiently under pressure;
  • ability to work independently and to take initiative;
  • willingness to present related workshops and short courses.



  • Proven research outputs;
  • excellent communication skills in both English and Afrikaans;
  • the ability to teach in both English and Afrikaans, although this position focuses on English;
  • knowledge of the implementation of the institutional language policy;
  • the ability to teach international students;
  • interest in developing e-learning material.


Commencement of duties: July 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter

Closing date: 12 June 2015    APPLY NOW

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