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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR / SENIOR LECTURER
University of the Witwatersrand


Date Posted May 25, 2022
Title ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR / SENIOR LECTURER
University University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Department School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Application Deadline Jun. 30, 2022
Position Start Date As soon as possible
 
 
  • Senior Lecturer
    Associate Professor
  • Water Resources Engineering
 
 

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering is located in Johannesburg, South Africa, the economic and industrial heartland of the African continent, and has for about 100 years, been home to many internationally respected academics and produced graduates who have made tremendous contributions to the engineering profession. The School currently has about 850 undergraduate and 250 postgraduate students. 

The School invites applications for the permanent position of  Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer in Water Engineering.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS: 

At the Associate Professor Level, a Doctoral degree in experimental hydraulics or water resources engineering or related field in civil engineering is required. A Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering is essential. The successful candidate will have a record of generating external contract research funding and a track record of successful higher degree supervision. Evidence of excellence in teaching, course development and academic administration, planning and development is essential. Professional registration or eligibility for professional registration is recommended.

 

At the Senior Lecturer Level, a Doctoral degree in experimental hydraulics or water resources engineering or related field is required. A Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering is essential. The successful candidate will have experience in higher degree supervision. Evidence of generating external contract research funding is advantageous. Evidence of excellence in teaching, course development and academic administration, planning and development is recommended. Professional registration or eligibility for professional registration is recommended.

 

DUTIES:  The successful applicants will be expected to teach discipline-related engineering courses as well as other basic civil engineering topics at undergraduate level, lead a postgraduate coursework programme, participate in academic administration and develop a productive research programme.

 

Enquiries: Professor Mike Otieno; Head of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering: E-mail Mike.Otieno@wits.ac.za.

 

TO APPLY: Please submit a covering letter, and a detailed CV with the names and contact details (preferably e-mail) of three referees, as well as certified copies of degrees/diplomas and SA Identity document / passport if not 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’’.


  • 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

 
  • Professor Mike Otieno
    School of Civil & Environmental 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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  • +27117177117
  • Mike.Otieno@wits.ac.za

 

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