A Doctorate (NQF Level 10) in Spatial Sciences with at least seven (7) years of lecturing experience at the 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 the field of Spatial Statistics, basic and advanced GIS and remote sensing-related courses, programming and Research Methodology at both under- and post-graduate levels. Competence to assume academic leadership, establish professional networks, and maintain links with industry, as well as experience in developing post-graduate programmes. Sound research profile including ten (10) peer-reviewed journals/books/conference proceedings and successful supervision of at least three (3) Master’s (research) students.