Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor (One post) - Department of Informatics

Location
South Africa
Posted
Aug 11, 2019
Closes
Aug 15, 2019
Ref
114348
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
UP Posting - Academic

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING, BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATICS

LECTURER / SENIOR LECTURER / ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (ONE POST)

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:
  • Active participation and leadership in the research agenda of the Department;
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in Informatics;
  • Departmental administrative tasks.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Lecturer:
  • A Master's degree in Informatics/Business Information Systems/Information Technology;
  • Publications in accredited journals or conferences;
  • Industry experience especially within the field of Business Programming.

Senior Lecturer (same as for Lecturer, plus):
  • A Doctorate in Informatics/Business Information Systems/Information Technology;
  • Publications in accredited journals and conferences;
  • Active in postgraduate supervision.

Associate Professor (same as for Senior Lecturer, plus):
  • National recognition as a researcher.


REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):
  • Appropriate language and communication skills.


ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:
  • In-dept knowledge of Business Programming.


PLEASE NOTE: Active engagement as a researcher in Informatics within one of the Department's focus research areas in Informatics is required. Research in human-computer interaction, user experience and eye tracking will be an advantage.

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 and UMVUZO medical aid schemes and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.

Applicants are requested to apply via the apply online button below.

CLOSING DATE: 15 August 2019

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

ENQUIRIES: Ms Ronel Gropp, Tel: (012) 420 4270

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 31 October 2019, 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. All candidates agree to undergo verification of personal credentials.

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

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