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Professional Officer needed Asap: APPLY HERE

Professional Officer needed Asap: APPLY HERE

Bloemfontein, Free State
Faculty of Health Sciences
Department of Basic Medical Sciences
Professional Officer (post level 10/11)
Job ID: 2909

NB! Applications may only be submitted online. Please ensure that all relevant documentation is attached to your application. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Please note: Compile/Convert all the below documents as one document (PDF or Word), when uploading it on the online applications system.
a detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter (please note that the first three (3) referees on your CV will be contacted with regard to reference checking);
certified copies (not older than 3 months) of all academic records;
certified copies (not older than 3 months) of qualifications (please provide the SAQA accreditation in the case of foreign qualifications);
a certified copy (not older than 3 months) of your identity document (ID).
Proof of registration with a Professional Body (if applicable).
A copy of your driver’s license (if applicable).

Duties and responsibilities:
Assist lecturers with undergraduate student practical sessions in the physiology laboratory.
Assist with academic facilitation during group work.
Assist lecturers with the processing of marks.
Assist lecturers with any research projects that may arise with regard to the above-mentioned.
Involvement in the departmental research program.
Assist lecturers with research studies and literature searches.

Inherent requirements:
B Med Sc. or BSc degree with Physiology as main subject.
Two (2) to three (3) years’ relevant working experience related to the duties and responsibilities as listed above.
A good academic record.

Required competencies:
Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to function with ease in the University’s richly diverse working environment.
Ability to function independently, as well as in a team environment.
Business acumen.
Results orientated.
Strategic thinking.
Building coalitions.

B Med Sc. or B.Sc. Hons degree in Human Physiology.
Proven academic working experience on higher education level.
Knowledge of an additional South African language.
Valid driver’s license.

Assumption of duties:
As soon as possible.

Closing date:

26 July 2019.


The salary scale is available on request.


For enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 9810/9857/9813 or email

Fringe benefits:

Subject to specific conditions: pension scheme, medical aid scheme, group life insurance, housing allowance, leave and sick leave, service bonus and study benefits.


The University reserves the right not to fill the post. The University subscribes to and applies the principles prescribed by the Employment Equity Act. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the aforementioned act and the employee profile of the specific department/ division.

The UFS will only consider applications of candidates who meet all the inherent requirements of the position. Applications that are incomplete will not be considered. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date for applications, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.


External candidates can click HERE to apply online.
UFS staff members can log onto PeopleSoft, click on Self Service, then on Recruiting, and then on Careers to.

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