A Doctorate (NQF Level 10) in Mechanical Engineering with at least six years of lecturing experience at tertiary education level and/or industry experience or an equivalent combination of relevant professional experience. Excellent English communication skills (oral and written). Proven competence in successful sourcing of research or project funding from third-party sources, successful initiation and management of research projects, curriculum development, and strong management/organisational and mentorship skills. Competence to teach at least three of the following courses: Engineering Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials, Thermodynamics, Manufacturing Processes. Competence to establish professional networks and to maintain links with the industry, as well as experience in developing post-graduate programmes, strong management skills and a proven record of raising substantial research funding. A credible record of lecturing, peer-reviewed publications, community engagement, programme coordination, as well as supervision of students (research) at both under- and post-graduate levels.
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
Teach, assess, and develop curriculum, conduct community service, and administration. Supervise research (projects and/or thesis) at undergraduate levels; conduct research and publish in accredited journals; source for research or project funding; establish professional networks with industry and universities and partake in Department, Faculty and/or University Committees.