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Apr 23, 2018

Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (Computer Science)

  • University of Kwazulu-Natal
  • Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Full time Education

Job Description

College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (Computer Science)

School of mathematics, statistics and computer science Westville & Pietermaritzburg campus

Ref No.:MSCS02/2018

The School offers a vibrant educational and research environment in Applied Mathematics,
Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics. It has many well established national and
international collaborative research linkages.
In order to strengthen its teaching and research capabilities, the School wishes to appoint a
candidate who will actively contribute to both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching,
supervision and research in Computer Science.
The successful applicant will report to the Academic Leader of the Discipline.

Minimum Requirements:
Professor:
• A relevant PhD degree
• Experience in teaching Computer Science at a tertiary institution
• Evidence of research scholarship, particularly in Computer Science, appropriate for this level as
evidenced by publications in ISI/DHET or SAPSE-rated journals
• Successful supervision of MSc and PhD students
• Demonstrated ability to attract external research funds
• Evidence of strong academic leadership

Associate Professor:
• A relevant PhD degree
• Experience in teaching Computer Science at a tertiary institution
• Evidence of research scholarship, particularly in Computer Science, appropriate for this level as
evidenced by publications in ISI/DHET or SAPSE-rated journals
• Successful supervision of MSc and PhD students
• Demonstrated ability to attract external research funds

Senior Lecturer:
• A relevant PhD degree
• Experience in teaching Computer Science at a tertiary institution
• Evidence of research scholarship, particularly in Computer Science, appropriate for this level as
evidenced by publications in ISI/DHET or SAPSE-rated journals
• Successful supervision of MSc and/or PhD students

Lecturer:
• A relevant Masters degree
• Experience in teaching Computer Science at a tertiary institution
• Evidence of research scholarship, particularly in Computer Science, appropriate for this level as
evidenced by publications in ISI/DHET or SAPSE-rated journals.

The successful candidate at Lecturer level will be expected to complete a PhD within 5 years from
date of assumption of duty.

This appointment will be made in line with the University guidelines/benchmarks which are available on the University Vacancies website 

Appointment to this post will be on the January 2018 Conditions of Service.

The total remuneration package offered includes benefits.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 25 May 2018.

Applicants are required to complete the relevant application form which is available on the
Vacancies website.

Applicants are requested to clearly indicate the level and
Campus they are applying for. Completed forms AND Curriculum Vitae may be sent to 
Advert Reference Number, Level and Campus MUST be clearly stated in the subject
line.

The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) is committed to Employment Equity with the intention to
promote representivity within the Institution.
For Lecturer level only, Preference will be given to applicants from the designated groups in
accordance with our Employment Equity Plan.


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