Department: Civil Engineering science
Post level: Senior Lecturer
Vacancy: Water Engineering
The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a vibrant and cosmopolitan university, striving towards global excellence and stature. Ranked amongst the top 4% in the QS World Class Universities Ranking and 61st in the QS BRICS World Class Universities Ranking, UJ is recognised as an international university of choice. As a University, we aim to enrich our academic profile, and develop UJ as the pan-African epicentre of critical intellectual inquiry.
The Department of Civil Engineering Science has grown to one of the largest in South Africa and is home to staff that promote excellence in teaching whilst also actively involved in cutting-edge research. The Department maintains strong links with industry and professional associations.
Responsibilities: The appointee is expected to:
- Teach, at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
- Supervise postgraduate students (Masters and Doctorate).
- Liaise with Industry and attract funding.
- Actively participate in water engineering research groups and drive research activities.
- Conduct own research and attract funding.
- Be involved in community engagement.
- A PhD in Civil Engineering with a specialisation in Water Engineering or Environmental Engineering or related field.
- Three years of previous teaching experience
- Registration or eligibility to register with local professional body, Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) as a PrEng.
- Evidence of teaching excellence and didactic innovation is highly desired.
- Industry experience is desired
- Relevant evidence of discipline advancement and / or community engagement projects.
- Fluent in English, teaching demonstration would be required.
- Evidence of strong industrial participation.
- Evidence of professional development.
- Evidence of relevant research capacity.
COMMENCEMENT OF DUTIES: 1st of July 2017.
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