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Professor: Extractive Metallurgy
Namibia University of Science and Technology

Date Posted Sep. 20, 2023
Title Professor: Extractive Metallurgy
University Namibia University of Science and Technology
Department Civil Mining and Process Engineering
Application Deadline Oct. 6, 2023
Position Start Date Sep. 20, 2023
  • Professor
  • Material/Metallurgy


A Doctorate (NQF Level 10) in Extractive Metallurgy, Minerals Process or related Engineering qualification with at least ten (10) years of lecturing and research 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 develop high-quality course materials and teach in at least three (3) of the following courses at both under- and post-graduate levels: Mineral Processing, Pyrometallurgy, Hydrometallurgy, Metallurgical Plant Design, Mineral Value Chain Management, and Mineral Project Management. Competence to assume academic leadership, to establish professional networks, and to maintain links with industry, as well as experience in developing postgraduate programmes. Sound research profile including twenty (20) relevant peer-reviewed journals/books/conference proceedings and successful supervision of at least three (3) Master’s and one Doctoral (research) students. Membership of relevant professional organisations will be an added advantage.

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Contact Information

  • Mrs Elzene Van Wyk
    Human Capital
    Namibia University of Science and Technology
    13 Jackson Kaujeua Street
    Windhoek West
  • +264 61 207 2082
  • + 264 61 207 9082


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