Job ID: 181775

SENIOR LECTURER / LECTURER in GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Mar. 18, 2022
 
  • SENIOR LECTURER / LECTURER in GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
  • School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • https://irec.wits.ac.za
  • University of the Witwatersrand
    Johannesburg, Gauteng
    South Africa
 
  • Mar. 31, 2022
  • As soon as possible
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  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Senior Lecturer
  • Geotechnical
 
 

SCHOOL DESCRIPTION:

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

The School is inviting application for the permanent position at the following levels.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

At the Senior Lecturer Level, a Doctoral degree in Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering or related field is required. A Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering is essential. The successful candidate will have research interest or experience in Geotechnical Engineering and Civil Engineering. Evidence of teaching and research is essential. Evidence of teaching and research is essential. Professional registration or eligibility for professional registration is a requirement. 

At the Lecturer Level, a Doctoral degree in Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering or related field if preferable. However, consideration will be given to exceptional applicants with a Master's degree and great potential in pursuing a Doctoral degree. A Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering is essential. The successful candidate will have a research interest or experience in Geotechnical Engineering. Evidence of teaching and research is essential. Professional registration or eligibility for professional registration is recommended.

DUTIES:

The successful applicant will lecture Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering courses as well as other undergraduate Civil Engineering coourses. The successful applicant will lecture postgraduate courses in Geotechnical Engineering and participate in the administration of the School. He/she will develop a productive research programme in the discipline, supervise the research of undergraduate and postgraduate students.

ENQUIRIES:

Professor Mike Otieno, Head of the School of Civil & Environmental Engineering. Email: Mike.Otieno@wits.ac.za 

To apply:

Please submit a letter of motivation, a detailed CV with names, current email addresses and contact numbers of three (3) referees, certified copies of qualifications, acadmic transcripts and South African ID or and/or (copy of 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 employee 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

 
  • Ms Carmen Fredericks
    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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  • +27117177018
  • Carmen.Fredericks@wits.ac.za


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