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Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering Design or Thermofluids
University of the Witwatersrand


Date Posted Sep. 8, 2022
Title Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering Design or Thermofluids
University University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Department Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Application Deadline Sep. 30, 2022
Position Start Date Jan. 1, 2023
 
 
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Mechanical Engineering
 
 

DESCRIPTION:

The School of Mechanical, Industrial & Aeronautical Engineering invites applications for appointment at the level of Senior Lecturer.

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 Senior Lecturer Level, a PhD is essential.  The successful candidate will have a record of scholarship/teaching and be research active in a field of Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering.  S/he will conduct and supervise research at all levels.  The successful candidate will have a proven record of interactions with industry and the profession. A record of substantial research funding will be advantageous.

The successful candidate will have a good knowledge of the basic material relevant to an undergraduate Mechanical or Aeronautical programme, and the background to be able to be registered as a Professional Engineer, if not already registered in South Africa.

Research activity in areas such as Mechanical Engineering Design and/or Thermofluids will be a distinct advantage.

DUTIES:

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

Enquiries only: 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 specifying the level at which you are applying, 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: 30 September 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.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Anisha Sivnannan
    Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
    University of the Witwatersrand
    1 Jan Smuts Avenue
    Braamfontein
    Johannesburg, Gauteng 2001
    South Africa
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  • +27117177019
  • Anisha.Sivnannan@wits.ac.za

 

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