Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (Three Posts) - Department of Civil Engineering

University of Pretoria

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Location:

South Africa


Position type:

Full time

20 Apr 2017

Full details:

Reference number: UOP-22726

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING, BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

LECTURER/ SENIOR LECTURER (THREE POSTS)

In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the following vacancy.

The University of Pretoria's commitment to quality makes us one of the top research Universities in the country and gives us a competitive advantage in international science and technology development.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The incumbent will be responsible for:

  • Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching of modules in the Department;
  • Developing a research programme in their area of expertise and/or expanding existing research programmes;
  • Publishing research articles in accredited national and international journals;
  • Supervising postgraduate Master’s and Doctoral students within the research focus areas;
  • Performing assigned departmental duties (e.g. of an administrative nature).

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

LECTURER

  • A Master’s degree in Civil Engineering;
  • One year teaching experience at University level;
  • The expertise area must be in the Civil engineering area;
  • Candidate must preferably be registered or registerable with the Engineering Council of South Africa or registered as Candidate Engineer;
  • A proven research record supported by publications in peer reviewed journals.

 

SENIOR LECTURER

  • A PhD degree in Engineering that follows the previous qualification;
  • One year teaching experience at University level;
  • The expertise area must be in the Civil engineering area;
  • Candidate must preferably be registered or registerable with the Engineering Council of South Africa or registered as Candidate Engineer;
  • A proven research record supported by publications in peer reviewed journals.

 

ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:

  • Three years’ teaching experience at University level;
  • Show the ability to teach large undergraduate classes (> 150 students);
  • Applicants must have an appropriate NRF research rating or be legible to apply for an appropriate rating;
  • Data Science qualification / analysis experience;
  • Structural engineering qualification / experience;
  • Civil engineering design experience;
  • Integration of engineering sciences;
  • Experience in Civil engineering practice.

 

The annual remuneration package will be commensurate with the incumbent’s level of appointment, as determined by UP policy guidelines. UP subscribes to the BESTMED medical aid scheme and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.   

Applicants are requested to apply online at www.up.ac.za, and follow the link: Careers@UP.

In applying for this post, please attach:

  • A comprehensive CV;
  • Certified copies of qualifications;
  • Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees whom we have permission to contact;
  • Names and contact details of peer reviewers (academic and research);
  • Self-evaluation.

 

CLOSING DATE:  30 April 2017

No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.     

ENQUIRIES:  Prof W.J.vdM Steyn, Tel: (012) 420 2429

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­30 June 2017, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

The University of Pretoria is committed to equality, employment equity and diversity.

In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited to candidates from under-represented designated groups.

All candidates who comply with the requirements for appointment are invited to apply.

The University of Pretoria reserves the right to not fill the advertised positions.

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