University Of Venda

The University of Venda (UNIVEN) is a rural based public university in South Africa, it was established in 1982 and became a comprehensive university in 2002 after the education reform in the new millennium.

The university offers a diverse range of academic, professional and career focused programmes; both on undergraduate and postgraduate level.

The Growth Of UNIVEN

The university which is in the Limpopo Province of South Africa has seen some major growth and improvements since 1982 when it was established. Towards the 1990’s the university achieved a milestone in the diversity of its staff, not just getting some of the best locally, but also internationally.

Today the university is a major asset to the growth and empowerment of the country. UNIVEN has a great record of nurturing under prepared students into nationally competitive graduates.

University Of Venda Online Application

To apply for admission at the University of Venda, simply go online to the official university’s website (www.univen.ac.za ) and download the application form. Once this is done, print it and post it back with the required documentation, and signatures to:

The Registrar

Student Admissions

University of Venda

Private Bag x5050

Thohoyandou

0950

University Of Venda Faculties

  • School of Agriculture
  • School of Education
  • School of Environmental Sciences
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Human and Social Sciences
  • School of Law
  • School of Management Sciences
  • School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences

University Of Venda Vacancies

The University of Venda constantly has a number of job oppenings posted on their official site, those interested will have to keep checking the vacancies section to find a job that best fits their qualifications.

Generic Requirements For Academic Positions

PROFESSOR:

At least 10 years teaching experience in a tertiary institution, or 7 years professional experience in the relevant field.  At least 15 articles published in accredited journals; Chapters in a book and book publication.

Evidence of supervision of 4 Masters/Doctoral students.

 ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR:

At least 10 years teaching experience in a tertiary institution, or 7 years professional experience in the relevant field. At least 10 articles published in accredited journals; Chapters in a book and book publication.

Evidence of supervision of 4 Masters/Doctoral students.

SENIOR LECTURER:

At least 5 years teaching experience in a tertiary institution or 7 years professional experience in the relevant field. At least 5 publications in accredited, peer reviewed journals.

LECTURER:

At least 3 years teaching experience at a tertiary institution or 5 years professional experience in the relevant field or experience in student supervision in an academic health institution. Publications in peer reviewed or non peer reviewed journals will be a strong recommendation.

Interested candidate can apply by forwarding their application letters, clearly stating the position which is being applied for and reference number as indicated on the advertisement (where applicable). Application letters should be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae with three references and their contact details as well as copies of academic transcripts, certificates and identity document/passport.

Applications may be hand-delivered to the Main Administration Building at the University of Venda, posted to the Director Human Resources, Private Bag X5050, Thohoyandou 0950 or e-mailed to [email protected]

  • Candidates with foreign qualifications will be required to have their qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) before they assume duty.

Tel: (015) 962-8054/8738/8718

The University of Venda is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of Employment Equity.