PROFESSOR/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OR SENIOR LECTURER IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING – APPLIED MECHANICS

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  • Post Date : July 15, 2020
  • Apply Before : August 31, 2020
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  • Career Level Professor
  • Qualifications PHD

Job Description

DESCRIPTION:

The School of Mechanical, Industrial & Aeronautical Engineering invites applications for appointment at the levels of Professor/Associate Professor or 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 Professor Level, a PhD is essential. The successful candidate will have an international profile in Applied Mechanics research, scholarship and teaching. S/he will conduct and supervise research at all levels. The successful candidate will have a proven record of significant interactions with industry and the profession and a record of substantial research funding.

At the Associate Professor Level, a PhD is essential. The successful candidate will have an established record of scholarship/teaching and be a research leader in Applied Mechanics. S/he will conduct and supervise research at all levels. The successful candidate will have a proven record of significant interactions with industry and the profession and a record of substantial research funding.

At the Senior Lecturer Level, a PhD is essential.  The successful candidate will have a record of scholarship/teaching and be research active in Applied Mechanics.  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 at any level will have a good knowledge of the basic material pertaining to undergraduate Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering courses, and the background to be able to be registered as a Professional Engineer, if not already registered in South Africa.

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: Professor Robert Reid; Head of the School of Mechanical, Industrial & Aeronautical Engineering: E-mail: [email protected]

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: 31 August 2020

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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