University of Pretoria Jobs – Associate Professor

Website University of Pretoria

Job Description:

The University of Pretoria’s commitment to quality makes us one of the top research Universities in the country and gives us a competitive advantage in international science and technology development.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Teach undergraduate and postgraduate modules in the Department;
  • Raise and manage additional funding from national and international funding agencies and industry to support the activities of the relevant research group;
  • Conduct research as a member of a research group in the Department and publish in leading accredited journals;
  • Expand existing research programmes or initiate new research programmes;
  • Supervise final year undergraduate project students and postgraduate Honours, Masters and PhD students;

Job Requirements:

  • A well-establish and nationally recognised research record supported by publications in high quality peer reviewed journals.
  • Tertiary education experience, with evidence of teaching excellence;
  • At least six years’ experience at a tertiary academic institution or industry related experience;
  • Related industry work or consulting experience; Candidates registered or registerable as Professional Engineer with ECSA;
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have teaching and research expertise that complement the Department’s needs;
  • A record of previous undergraduate and postgraduate teaching experience, including supervision of Masters and/or Doctoral students;

Qualification & Experience:

  • A Masters’ degree in Engineering that follows on the previous qualification;
  • A BEng degree from a university of which the undergraduate programme is recognised by the Washington accord or is recognised by ECSA to be equivalent;
  • A PhD degree in Engineering that follows on the previous qualification;
  • Expertise and research experience in one or more of the specialist areas of the research groups in the Department;

Job Details:

Company: University of Pretoria

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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