UJ Jobs – Institute Deputy Director

Website University of Johannesburg

Job Responsibilities:

The Deputy Director, reporting to the Director, will share responsibilities of strategic leadership, inter alia directing and shaping the future of JIAS. To this end, the Deputy Director should be of the highest scholarly calibre, with a research, ideation, and/or innovation portfolio, preferably in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering or Health Science. The Deputy Director should be astute with respect to driving policy, and with a passion for teaching, postgraduate student training, and supervision. The Deputy Director should also have a national and international network of collaborators, and the ability to expand and foster new partnerships.

Job Requirements:

  • A track record of successful postgraduate student and postdoctoral supervision;
  • A track record of leadership, governance, organisational management, administration, and financial management;
  • Professional networking and fundraising experience, and an ability to work productively with partners;
  • Preference will be given to applicants that work in Science, Technology, Engineering or Health Science fields;
  • A track record of successfully securing both national and international funding;
  • Ability to conduct and direct research, and communicate ideas to a range of stakeholders;

Job Details:

Company: University of Johannesburg

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng. SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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