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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR / SENIOR LECTURER
University of the Witwatersrand


Date Posted Nov. 24, 2021
Title ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR / SENIOR LECTURER
University University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Department School of Mechanical, Industrial & Aeronautical Engineering
Application Deadline Feb. 14, 2022
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Senior Lecturer
    Associate Professor
  • Manufacturing & Quality Engineering
    Industrial & Systems Engineering
    Engineering - Other
 
 

DESCRIPTION:

The School of Mechanical, Industrial & Aeronautical Engineering invites applications for appointment at the levels of Associate Professor or Senior Lecturer in Industrial Engineering, Management of Manufacturing & Operations Technology.

Degrees in the School are internationally accredited and a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes are offered. The School has a strong team of dedicated staff and excellent facilities.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

At the Associate Professor Level, a PhD in Industrial Engineering is essential. An undergraduate qualification in Industrial Engineering and/or Manufacturing Engineering is also required. The successful candidate would have a distinguished record of scholarship/teaching and be a research leader in Management of Manufacturing and Operations Technology with a particular background in Industry 4.0. Knowledge and/or experience in advanced manufacturing technologies, additive manufacturing and alike would be advantageous. S/he would conduct and supervise research at all levels with a record of substantial research funding. The successful candidate will have a proven record of significant interactions with industry and the profession.

At the Senior Lecturer Level, a PhD in Industrial Engineering is essential. An undergraduate qualification in Industrial Engineering and/or Manufacturing Engineering is also required. The successful candidate would have a distinguished record of scholarship/teaching and be research active in Management of Manufacturing and Operations Technology with a particular background in industry 4.0. Knowledge and/or experience in advanced manufacturing technologies, additive manufacturing and alike would be advantageous. S/he would conduct and supervise research at all levels. A record of substantial research funding would be advantageous. The successful candidate will have a proven record of interactions with industry and the profession.

The successful candidate at any level will have a good knowledge of the basic material pertaining to undergraduate Industrial Engineering courses, and the background to be able to be registered as a Professional Engineer, if not already registered in South Africa.

DUTIES:

Contributions towards excellence in research, education and professional services; academic leadership in the field of Industrial Engineering; undergraduate and postgraduate lecturing in the field of Industrial Engineering with emphasis on field research; research leadership and project supervision; active engagement with industrial partners; University administration.

Enquiries: Professor Robert Reid; Head of the School of Mechanical, Industrial & Aeronautical Engineering: E-mail: Robert.Reid@wits.ac.za

To Apply: Please submit a letter of motivation, a detailed CV with names and current e-mail addresses and contact numbers of (3) three referees, certified copies of qualifications, academic transcripts and South African ID and/or (copy of Passport if not a South African Citizen). External applicants are invited to apply by registering on the Wits i-Recruitment platform located at https://irec.wits.ac.za. Internal employees may apply directly on Oracle Self-Service on the Wits Intranet by selecting ‘‘Apply for a job’‘.

  • Closing date: 14 February 2022

Please note that given the thrust of the University’s strategic plan on transformation, preference may be given to appointable applicants from the under-represented designated groups in terms of the relevant employment equity plans and policies of the University.

The University reserves the right to verify all information provided by candidates and to verify credit rating. Please note that correspondence will only be entered into with the shortlisted candidates. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment or re-advertise.


  • The University is committed to employment equity. Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the under-represented designated groups in terms of the relevant employment equity plans and policies of the University. The University reserves the right to verify all information provided by candidates. Please note that correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed candidates. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment nor to re-advertise.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Ms. Queen Tshoagong
    School of Mechanical, Industrial & Aeronautical Engineering
    University of the Witwatersrand
    1 Jan Smuts Avenue, Faculty of Engineering, Chambe
    Braamfontein, University of the Witwatersrand
    Johannesburg, Gauteng 2001
    South Africa
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  • +27117177017
  • Queen.Tshoagong@wits.ac.za

 

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