Careers at DUT

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Newspaper Advert - Management Positions

DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR (DVC): TEACHING & LEARNING

POST REF.: R203

 

Status of Position: 5-year renewable contract based on performance

The DVC: Teaching & Learning reports to the Vice-Chancellor & Principal and gives support by providing strategic leadership, management and coordination of the teaching and learning activities of the university. Executive Deans of DUT’s six (6) faculties report to this position.

 

Minimum Requirements: PhD with 10-15 years’ experience of working and teaching in Higher Education environment. Preferably, 5 years’ experience at executive management level, with complex responsibility at faculty or institutional level. A full Professor is preferable.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Provides overall strategic direction to teaching and learning, in line with legislation, the institutional strategy and international best practice
  • Conceptualises academic policy initiatives for consideration by Council/Senate.
  • Oversees implementation of strategies and plans to implement DUT’s academic policy
  • Oversees curriculum design, development, delivery (online and otherwise) and assessment of its outcomes and its quality
  • Ensures that academic staff and student academic development are embedded in the University’s initiatives
  • Entrenches data analytics in the management of access and success of DUT’s students
  • Provides specific high-level, legally compliant strategic advice on all academic related matters, to the Vice-Chancellor, Senate, Executive Management and Council
  • Provides specific high-level, legally compliant strategic advice on all academic related matters to the Vice Chancellor, Senate, Executive Management and Council.
  • Oversees data and systems management to provide relevant management information as required by the academic sector.
  • Oversees the preparation of budgets, staffing levels, academic support costs/equipment and spatial requirements.
  • Represents the academic sector at all appropriate internal and external forums

 

Contact Person           :   Ms Q Zimu (031) 373 2377

 


 

 

PROCUREMENT MANAGER

POST REF.:545

 

Status of Position: 5-year renewable contract based on performance

The Procurement Manager reports to the Chief Financial Officer, providing managerial expertise in contract/purchasing management, supply risk management, acquisition and procurement process.

 

Minimum Requirements: A Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Acquisitions and Procurement with 5 to 10 years’ experience in contract/purchasing/procurement at a managerial level.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Develop and implement appropriate policies, business processes and procedures for the section
  • Develop and maintain an annual Supply Chain Strategy and implement departmental operational plans
  • Ensure that procurement processes and procedures comply with relevant legislation
  • Evaluates price trends, new products and processes.
  • Approves and qualifies vendors and authorises purchase orders.
  • Institutes and promote cost reduction projects
  • Monitors the cost schedule and performance factors of major subcontractors.
  • Ensures financial policies and decisions made in regional and national purchasing forums are adhered to.
  • Takes responsibility for high level negotiations with suppliers for goods prices, credit terms, discounts, quality and rebates
  • Supplies information to Purchasing Consortium of SA to
  • maximise benefit from large volume purchases
  • Compiles regional contracts for all institutions in KZN for large volume purchases
  • Coordinates and manages PURCO user group meetings
  • Manage and monitor spending trends on existing contracts
  • Ensure that procurement risks within the section and University-wide are identified and addressed
  • Monitor continued adherence to approved internal controls, policies and procedures and implement appropriate corrective action on deviations
  • Manage economic and cost effective acquisition of all purchases through sustained negotiation with suppliers
  • Review and approve changes to the supplier database
  • Manage and monitor spending on BBBEE
  • Ensure annual compliance conducted on the validity of supplier certificates (tax & BBBEE)
  • Monitor that effective BAC and BEC Committees are established with clearly defined roles and functions in accordance with applicable legislative and policy requirements
  • Takes overall responsibility for compilation of Procurement budget.
  • Oversees management of operating and capital budget for procurement and stores.
  • Promotes and supports income generating opportunities for the Department/Sector
  • Implement effective and efficient systems relating to the management of SCM governance structures, inclusive of risk management, contract management and compliance
  • Provide information for management forums for decision-making
  • Ensure accurate and timely submission of the following reports:
  • BBBEE expense report quarterly
  • BEC & BAC progress reports
  • Divisional progress report

 

Contact Person           :   Ms Q Zimu (031) 373 2377

 


 

 

DIRECTOR TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND INNOVATION (TTI)

POST REF: R228

 

Status of Position: 5-year renewable contract based on performance

The Director (TTI) reports to the DVC Research, Innovation and Engagement and will be responsible for supporting the Office of the DVC and the University at large on Technology Transfer related matters.

 

Minimum requirements

  • PhD in a Science, Engineering & Technology (SET), Business Science or Equivalent area of study.  
  • Eight (8) years’ experience of technology commercialisation in the private sector or a research-based environment, although preference will be given to candidates from the private sector or science councils
  • Proven record of deal initiation and completion (from initial stages to the successful closure of the deal); 
  • Proven experience of negotiating contractual terms of relevant commercial agreements; 
  • Proven experience of managing a team of highly qualified individuals and solid experience as a Director or Secretary at company board level (please indicate this specifically on your application); 
  • Experience in leading a technology transfer office at a university; 
  • Experience in a venture capital or similar environment; 

 

Knowledge

  • Good understanding of the Intellectual Property Rights of Publicly Funded Research and Development Act (51 of 2008) and its Regulations; 
  • Practical knowledge of and access to commercialisation and investment networks; 
  • Very strong negotiation skills and solid understanding of basic legal terms in technology commercialisation agreements – this includes licensing and company related agreements; 
  • Good understanding of the South African landscape with respect to Intellectual Property Rights; 
  • Excellent business acumen; Excellent organisational skills; Good computer and internet use skills; Good communication and numeracy skills and Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills; 
  • Proactive self-starter; Ability to support others and to work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and cooperative and results-driven

 

Special requirements

  • Understanding of Higher Education environment
  • Corporate governance
  • Business/commercial Understanding
  • Communication skills including ability to give presentations when reporting to Executive Management
  • Negotiating skills, Project Management
  • Financial planning at a strategic level
  • Budgeting techniques

 

Contact Person: Ms. PF Zulu Tel 031 373 2751

 

 

CLOSING DATE : 21 JANUARY 2020

 

Newspaper Advert - Academic Positions

CENTRE FOR GENERAL EDUCATION -DURBAN

LECTURER (POST REF.: G320 AND G321 (DURBAN)

 

Minimum Requirements

  • M Tech/Masters or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years University teaching /professional experience.

Additional Requirement

  • Good communication and facilitation skills especially in large classes.
  • A strong passion for teaching and research.
  • Innovation thinking towards learning, teaching and assessment.

Duties

  • Management of all matters relating to learning, teaching and assessment for Institutional General Education Modules.
  • Engage in development of curricula for Institution General Education Modules.
  • Actively involved in research in the Department.
  • Make major contribution to the academic quality by providing leadership in offering of modules.
  • Assist with administrative and other duties as prescribed by the Head of Department or Representative as delegated.
     
Status of Position      :   Permanent
Contact Person           :   Ms NR Kikine (033) 845 8917 (G320) and Ms P Naidoo (031) 373 2524 (Post G321)
Appointment Type     :   Academic

 


 

 

DEPARTMENT OF CLOTHING AND TEXTILE STUDIES

LECTURER – TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY (REF.: CL02)

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • Master’s Degree within the discipline of wet processing of textile Science/engineering. Undergraduate studies must include textile technology subjects
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant teaching/ relevant textile industry experience – eg in technology, manufacturing processes. (Teaching or training experience in Higher Education, industry or training institutions)
  • Sound knowledge of the technical aspects of textile colouration, product engineering including but not limited to chemistry-colour physics, fabric construction, quality, and raw materials

 

Additional Recommendations

 

  • Demonstrate a solid portfolio of work and traceable references
  • Strong team player, high level of initiative, highly motivated, ability to network

 

Summary of Duties:

 

  • Lecture in textile colouration, product engineering and process related subjects or where required as deemed necessary by the Head of Department
  • Preparation and delivery of lectures and practicals, and assessment of student work
  • Assist in the curriculation and development of appropriate course material
  • Perform administrative duties assigned by the Head of Department
  • Participate in departmental life including community engagement and research

 

Status of Position      :   Permanent
Contact Person           :   Mr S Patchappan (031) 373 2600
Appointment Type     :   Academic

 


 

 

DEPARTMENT OF HORTICULTURE

LECTURER (REF.: H211)

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • A Master’s degree in Horticultural Production/ Horticultural Science/ Plant Science/ Agricultural or related field
  • At least 3 years teaching/ professional experience
  • Evidence of publication in peer reviewed journals or conference proceedings
  • A broad understanding of current developments within the horticulture/ landscaping sectors

 

Additional Recommendation:

 

  • Good interpersonal skills and able to engage industry partners, staff and students
  • Up-to-date knowledge of emerging trends in the field of sustainable horticulture and landscaping
  • Availability to work at other DUT campuses, in evening and during weekends as required

 

Preference will be given to candidates with a Doctoral degree in Horticulture or a related field.

 

Summary of duties

 

  • Lecture in horticulture and landscape related subjects or other related subjects as deemed necessary by the HoD
  • Conduct practicals, develop appropriate teaching aids and perform theoretical and practical assessments for students
  • Assist in the curriculum development and writing of appropriate course material
  • Participate in departmental activities including community engagement and research
  • Perform administrative duties assigned by the Head of Department
  • Community liaison and outreach work as required
  • Acquire research funding and build a research portfolio within the field of horticulture and biodiversity
  • Supervise students

 

Status of Position      :   Permanent
Contact Person           :   Mr S Patchappan (031) 373 2600
Appointment Type     :   Academic

 


 

 

DEPARTMENT OF MARITIME STUDIES

LECTURER (REF.:M311)

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • Master’s degree in any Maritime field of study.
  • A minimum of 5 years work and /or teaching experience.

 

Additional Recommendation:

 

  • The applicant should have a road knowledge of the shipping industry and a keen interest in the education of aspiring seafarers
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Good organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team
  • Competency in Microsoft Office applications and a strong work ethic
  • Experience in E-Learning

 

Summary of Duties:

 

  • Management of all matters relating to learning, teaching and assessment
  • Assist in curriculum development
  • Assist in the development of industry specific no-subsidized short courses
  • Conduct research and publishing activities
  • Perform other duties as determine by the Head of Department

 

Status of Position      :   Permanent
Contact Person           :   Mr S Patchappan (031) 373 2600
Appointment Type     :   Academic

 


 

 

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS (INDUMISO CAMPUS)

LECTURER (2 POSTS) (REF.: M515 AND M516)

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • A minimum Master’s in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics or Mathematics Education. A Ph.D. in these disciplines would be desirable
  • A minimum of three years teaching experience (preferably in a tertiary environment)

 

Additional Recommendations:

A dynamic teaching and learning approach including knowledge of e-learning methods

 

Summary Duties:

  • To conduct lecturers and assessments of learners
  • To assist the HOD in departmental administration
  • To contribute/lead curriculum design in the field of Mathematics
  • Research supervision
Status of Position      :   Permanent
Contact Person           :   Ms N Kikine (033) 845 8917/ (033) 845 8807
Appointment Type     :   Academic

 


 

 

DEPARTMENT OF SOMATOLOGY: FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES PROFESSOR/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/ SENIOR LECTURER / LECTURER (REF.: S404)

 

Minimum Requirements:

Professor

  • Doctoral Degree in any health-related discipline with the ability to teach Somatology modalities.
  • At least ten years lecturing experience at a Higher Education Institution.
  • Experience in research supervision (successful Masters and Doctoral supervision).
  • A strong research publication record in accredited journals.

 

Associate Professor

  • Doctoral Degree in any health-related discipline with the ability to teach Somatology modalities.
  • More than five years lecturing experience at a Higher Education institution.
  • Experience in research supervision (successful Masters supervision)
  • A strong research publication record in accredited journals.

 

Senior Lecturer

  • Doctoral Degree in any health-related discipline with the ability to teach Somatology modalities.
  • At least five years academic experience at a Higher Education Institution.
  • Experience in research supervision and publications in accredited journals.

 

Lecturer

  • Master’s Degree in any health-related discipline with the ability to teach Somatology modalities.
  • At least one year of academic experience at a higher Education institution.

 

Additional Recommendation:

  • Experience in e-learning.
  • Experience in Laser and other specialized skin resurfacing modalities (medical aesthetics) will be an advantage.
  • Computer literacy in MS Word, Power point and Internet usage.
  • Proficiency in research or tertiary education instruction will be an advantage.
  • Teaching experience and / or educational qualifications, preferably in the field of medical education.
  • Evidence of leadership and management skills.
  • Experience in curriculum development.

 

Summary of Duties:

  • Teaching and assessment of modules/subjects in the Somatology discipline, with a strong emphasis on medical aesthetics and specialized skin resurfacing treatment at a basic level.
  • Undertake research activities.
  • Supervision of research students.
  • Preparation and development of teaching materials.
  • Involvement in curriculum development.
  • Provide academic support to facilitate student success.
  • Involvement in community engagement initiatives organized by the department/faculty.
  • Administrative and auxiliary duties in line with the above functions.
  • Represent the department as necessary on institutional committees and professional forums.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department.
  • The successful candidate, if appointed as a Lecturer, will be required to complete a doctoral degree within 5 years of appointment

 


 

 

DEPARTMENT OF BIOMEDICAL AND CLINICAL TECHNOLOGY: FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES PROFESSOR/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/ SENIOR LECTURER / LECTURER (REF.: 1728)

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

Professor

  • Doctoral Degree in Clinical Technology or equivalent.
  • At least five years lecturing experience at a Higher Education Institution.
  • An extensive publications and research records in accredited journals that is consistent with the University’s staff Promotion Policy.
  • Registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a graduate Clinical Technologist for at least five years.

 

Associate Professor

  • Doctoral Degree in Clinical Technology or equivalent.
  • At least five years lecturing experience at a Higher Education Institution.
  • A proven track record of research and postgraduate supervision that is consistent with the University’s staff Promotion Policy.
  • Registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a graduate Clinical Technologist for at least five years.

 

Senior Lecturer

  • Doctoral Degree in Clinical Technology or any health-related discipline with the ability to teach modules specific to the Clinical Technology discipline.
  • At least five years academic experience at a Higher Education Institution.
  • Experience in research supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and a track record of publications in accredited journals.
  • Registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a graduate Clinical Technologist for at least five years.

 

Lecturer

  • Master’s Degree in Clinical Technology or any health-related discipline with the ability to teach modules specific to the Clinical Technology discipline.
  • Registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a graduate Clinical Technologist for at least five years.

 

Additional Recommendation:

  • Registration with the HPCSA as an independent practitioner in any one of the following sub-specialities : Cardiovascular Perfusion, Pulmonology, Reproductive Biology
  • Experience in training of students in clinical practice in Clinical Technology
  • Good organisational and administrative skills  
  • Experience in e-learning.
  • Computer literacy in MS Word, Power point and Internet usage.
  • Proficiency in research or tertiary education instruction will be an advantage.
  • Teaching experience and / or educational qualifications, preferably in the field of medical education.
  • Evidence of leadership and management skills.
  • Experience in curriculum development.

 

Summary of Duties:

  • Teaching and assessment of modules/subjects in the Somatology discipline, with a strong emphasis on medical aesthetics and specialized skin resurfacing treatment at a basic level.
  • Undertake research activities.
  • Supervision of research students.
  • Preparation and development of teaching materials.
  • Involvement in curriculum development.
  • Provide academic support to facilitate student success.
  • Involvement in community engagement initiatives organized by the department/faculty.
  • Administrative and auxiliary duties in line with the above functions.
  • Represent the department as necessary on institutional committees and professional forums.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department.
  • The successful candidate, if appointed as a Lecturer, will be required to complete a doctoral degree within 5 years of appointment

 

Contact Person: Ms MN Mthembu, Tel 031 373 2650

Email Address: careers@dut.ac.za

Status of Position: Permanent

 


 

 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC MANAGEMENT, LAW & ECONOMICS: RIVERSIDE

LECTURER (REF.:RG05 AND RG06)

 

Minimum Academic Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree and undergraduate study in the field of Public Management
  • At least 3 years teaching experience in the field of Public Management
  • Teaching and record of research publications in accredited journals would be a strong recommendation
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are registered for a PhD

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Commercial or industrial related experience
  • Demonstrate innovative thinking towards teaching and learning skills
  • Availability to work at other DUT campuses, in the evening and weekends and sometimes away from home
  • The candidate is at an advanced level of completing a PhD

 

Summary of Duties

  • Take responsibility for the teaching, learning and assessing of modules offered, at all levels and associated with the programme in the Department
  • Make major contributions to the academic quality by providing leadership of all aspects of offerings associated with Public Management in the Department
  • Lead, develop, design and review all learning content associated with Public Management
  • Publish reputable journals
  • Promote community engagement within the department
  • General administrative duties assigned by the Head of Department

 


 

 

DEPARTMENT OF ECOTOURISM: RIVERSIDE

LECTURER (REF.: ET03)

 

Lecturer:

Minimum Academic Requirements:

  • Master’s degree and undergraduate study in the field of Ecotourism
  • At least 3 years teaching experience in the field of Ecotourism
  • Teaching and record of research publications in accredited journals would be a strong recommendation
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are registered for a PhD

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Commercial or industrial related experience
  • Demonstrate innovative thinking towards teaching and learning skills
  • Availability to work at other DUT campuses, in the evening and weekends and sometimes away from home
  • The candidate is at an advanced level of completing a PhD

 

Summary of Duties

  • Take responsibility for the teaching, learning and assessing of modules offered, at all levels and associated with the programme in the Department
  • Make major contributions to the academic quality by providing leadership of all aspects of offerings associated with Ecotourism in the Department
  • Lead, develop, design and review all learning content associated with Ecotourism
  • Publish reputable journals
  • Promote community engagement within the department
  • General administrative duties assigned by the Head of Department

 


 

 

DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED LAW: DURBAN

LECTURER (REF.: L207)

Lecturer:

Minimum Academic Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree and undergraduate study in Law
  • At least 3 years teaching experience in the field of Law
  • Teaching and record of research publications in accredited journals would be a strong recommendation
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are registered for a PhD

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Commercial or industrial related experience
  • Demonstrate innovative thinking towards teaching and learning skills
  • Availability to work at other DUT campuses, in the evening and weekends and sometimes away from home.
  • The candidate is at an advanced level of completing a PhD

 

Summary of Duties:

  • Take responsibility for the teaching, learning and assessing of modules offered, at all levels and associated with the programme in the Department
  • Make major contributions to the academic quality by providing leadership of all aspects of offerings associated with Law in the Department
  • Lead, develop, design and review all learning content associated with Law
  • Supervise and co-supervise postgraduate students
  • Publish reputable journals
  • Promote community engagement within the department
  • General administrative duties assigned by the Head of Department

 


 

 

DEPARTMENT OF ENTREPRENEURIAL STUDIES: DURBAN

LECTURER (REF.: N206)

 

Lecturer:

Minimum Academic Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree and undergraduate study in the field of Business Administration or a related field
  • At least 3 years teaching experience in the field of Business Administration or a related field
  • Teaching and record of research publications in accredited journals would be a strong recommendation
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are registered for a PhD

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Commercial or industrial related experience
  • Demonstrate innovative thinking towards teaching and learning skills
  • Availability to work at other DUT campuses, in the evening and weekends and sometimes away from home
  • The candidate is at an advanced level of completing a PhD

 

Summary of Duties:

  • Take responsibility for the teaching, learning and assessing of modules offered, at all levels and associated with the programme in the Department
  • Make major contributions to the academic quality by providing leadership of all aspects of offerings associated with Business Administration in the Department
  • Lead, develop, design and review all learning content associated with Business Administration
  • Publish reputable journals
  • Promote community engagement within the department
  • General administrative duties assigned by the Head of Department

  


 

 

DEPARTMENT OF OPERATIONS & QUALITY: DURBAN

LECTURER (REF.: 0P02)

 

Lecturer:

Minimum Academic Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree and undergraduate study in the field of Operations or Quality
  • At least 3 years teaching experience in the field of Operations and Quality Management
  • Teaching and record of research publications in accredited journals would be a strong recommendation
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are registered for a PhD

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Commercial or industrial related experience
  • Demonstrate innovative thinking towards teaching and learning skills
  • Availability to lecture at other DUT campuses, in the evening part time lectures, weekends and sometimes away from home
  • The candidate is at an advanced level of completing a PhD

 

Summary of Duties:

  • Take responsibility for the teaching, learning and assessing of modules offered, at all levels and associated with the programme in the Department
  • Make major contributions to the academic quality by providing leadership of all aspects of offerings associated with Operations or Quality in the Department
  • Lead, develop, design and review all learning content associated with Operations or Quality
  • Publish reputable journals
  • Promote community engagement within the department
  • General administrative duties assigned by the Head of Department

 


 

 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC MANAGEMENT & ECONOMICS

LECTURER (REF.: E105)

 

Lecturer:

Minimum Academic Requirements:

  • Master’s degree and undergraduate study in the field of Disaster and Risk Management and or Supply Chain Management ( Public Sector)
  • 5 years teaching experience in the field of field of Public Administration and Management (Disaster and Risk Management and or Supply Chain Management within the Public Sector at university level. Additionally, exposure to teaching and industrial experience is required in Disaster and Risk Management; and Supply Chain Management
  • Teaching at post graduate level and record of research publications in the area of Disaster Risk Management and Supply Chain Management in accredited journals would be a strong recommendation
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are registered for a PhD in the above mentioned field of study.
  • Develop online learning programmes as indicated in the field of study above.

 

Additional Requirements:

  • 2 years Public Sector related experience
  • Demonstrate innovative thinking towards teaching and learning skills
  • Availability to work at other DUT campuses, in the evening and weekends and sometimes away from home
  • The candidate is at an advanced level of completing a PhD

 

Summary of Duties

  • Take responsibility for the teaching, learning and assessing of modules offered, at all levels and associated with the programme in the Department
  • Make major contributions to the academic quality by providing leadership of all aspects of offerings associated with the field of Public Management
  • Lead, develop, design and review all learning content associated with Public Administration (Supply Chain Management and Disaster and Risk Management)
  • Plan and organize educational field trips for students
  • Supervise and co-supervise postgraduate students
  • Publish in reputable journals
  • Promote community engagement within the department
  • General administrative duties assigned by the Head of Department

 


 

 

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING- MIDLANDS

LECTURER (CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT) x2

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • MSc or equivalent qualification in Quantity Surveying or equivalent;
  • At least three (3) years teaching/professional experience; evidence of research and post graduate supervision would be an added advantage.

 

Additional Recommendations

  • Good communication and lecturing skills.
  • A strong passion for teaching and research.

 

Summary of Duties:

  • Teaching/ learning and supervision at all levels.
  • Development of learning material.
  • The successful candidate is expected to supervise or be actively involved in research in the Department.
  • Assist with administrative and other duties as prescribed by the Head of Department or Representative as delegated.

 


 

 

FACULTY OF ARTS

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

PROFESSOR / ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR / SENIOR LECTURER / LECTURER

  • SPECIALISE IN ISIZULU

 

Minimum Requirements:

Professor:

  • A Doctoral degree in isiZulu or related field
  • At least 10 years of university teaching experience in the Teaching Education in the field of isiZulu specialization.
  • A substantial recent publication record in the discipline
  • A substantial record of successful supervision of post-graduate research

 

Associate Professor

  • A Doctoral degree in isiZulu or related field
  • At least 7 years of university teaching experience in the Teaching Education in the field of isiZulu specialisation.
  • A strong recent publication record in the discipline
  • A record of successful supervision of post-graduate research

 

Senior Lecturer:

  • A Doctoral degree in isiZulu or related field
  • At least 5 years of university teaching experience in the Teaching Education in the field of isiZulu specialization.
  • A moderate but substantial recent publication record in the discipline
  • A record of successful supervision of post-graduate research

 

Lecturer:

  • A Master’s degree in isiZulu or related field
  • At least 3 years of university teaching experience in the Teaching Education in the field of isiZulu specialization.
  • Evidence of research activities
  • Undertake to register for a Doctorate within a year of appointment and to complete the Doctorate in 5 years

 

Summary of Duties

  • Teaching and examining of courses at all levels in the B. Ed Programme as well as programmes in the School of Education as assigned by the H.O.D.
  • Administration related to teaching, research and relevant community activities.
  • Attending and contributing to staff meetings, programme planning and promotion of the discipline
  • Developing curriculum for undergraduates and postgraduate levels
  • An appointee at the level of Professor or Associate Professor must be prepared to assume Headship responsibilities should circumstances demand it.
  • Experience in innovative teaching and learning technologies, including e-learning will be an added advantage.

 

Competencies

  • Good Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organisation and planning skills
  • Good research skills
  • Strong team orientation
  • Analytical and problem solving
  • Administration and management skills
  • Continuous learning
  • Strong learner focus
  • Professional/technical knowledge and skills

 

Status of Position      :   Permanent
Contact Person           :   Ms NR Kikine (033) 845 8917
Appointment Type     :   Academic

 


 

 

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

SENIOR LECTURER / LECTURER : SPECIALISATION IN THE FOLLOWING SUBJECT: TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION: B ED. HONS.

 

Minimum Requirements:

Senior Lecturer:

  • A Doctorate in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Technology Education or associated specialised field.
  • At least 5 years of university teaching experience in the Teaching Education in the field of Technology Education, or an associated field.
  • A moderate but substantial recent publication record in the discipline
  • A record of successful supervision of post-graduate research

 

Lecturer:

  • A Masters in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Technology Education or an associated field.
  • Engineering Graphics and Design (EGO) will be an added advantage
  • Evidence of research activities.
  • At least 3 years of university teaching experience in the Teaching Education in the field of Technology Education, or an associated field.
  • Evidence of research activities
  • Undertake to register for a Doctorate within a year of appointment and to complete the Doctorate in 5 years

 

Summary of Duties

  • Teaching and examining of courses at all levels in the B. Ed Programme as well as programmes in the School of Education as assigned by the H.O.D.
  • Administration related to teaching, research and relevant community activities.
  • Attending and contributing to staff meetings, programme planning and promotion of the discipline
  • Developing curriculum for undergraduates and postgraduate levels
  • Experience in innovative teaching and learning technologies, including e-learning will be an added advantage.

 

Competencies

  • Good Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organisation and planning skills
  • Good research skills
  • Strong team orientation
  • Analytical and problem solving
  • Administration and management skills
  • Continuous learning
  • Strong learner focus
  • Professional/technical knowledge and skills

 

Status of Position      :   Permanent
Contact Person           :   Ms NR Kikine (033) 845 8917
Appointment Type     :   Academic

 


 

 

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

PROFESSOR / ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR / SENIOR LECTURER / LECTURER

  • SPECIALISE IN ENGLISH

 

Minimum Requirements:

Professor:

  • A Doctoral degree in English or related field
  • At least 10 years of university teaching experience in the Teaching Education in the field of English specialization.
  • A substantial recent publication record in the discipline
  • A substantial record of successful supervision of post-graduate research

 

Associate Professor

  • A Doctoral degree in English or related field
  • At least 7 years of university teaching experience in the Teaching Education in the field of English specialisation.
  • A strong recent publication record in the discipline
  • A record of successful supervision of post-graduate research

 

Senior Lecturer:

  • A Doctoral degree in English or related field
  • At least 5 years of university teaching experience in the Teaching Education in the field of English specialization.
  • A moderate but substantial recent publication record in the discipline
  • A record of successful supervision of post-graduate research

 

Lecturer:

  • A Master’s degree in English or related field
  • At least 3 years of university teaching experience in the Teaching Education in the field of English specialization.
  • Evidence of research activities
  • Undertake to register for a Doctorate within a year of appointment and to complete the Doctorate in 5 years

 

Summary of Duties

  • Teaching and examining of courses at all levels in the B. Ed Programme as well as programmes in the School of Education as assigned by the H.O.D.
  • Administration related to teaching, research and relevant community activities.
  • Attending and contributing to staff meetings, programme planning and promotion of the discipline
  • Developing curriculum for undergraduates and postgraduate levels
  • Experience in innovative teaching and learning technologies, including e-learning will be an added advantage.

 

Competencies

  • Good Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organisation and planning skills
  • Good research skills
  • Strong team orientation
  • Analytical and problem solving
  • Administration and management skills
  • Continuous learning
  • Strong learner focus
  • Professional/technical knowledge and skills

 

Status of Position      :   Permanent
Contact Person           :   Ms NR Kikine (033) 845 8917
Appointment Type     :   Academic
     
     
     

 

 

 

CLOSING DATE : 21 JANUARY 2020

 

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DEPARTMENT OF CLOTHING AND TEXTILE STUDIES

TECHNICAL ASSISTANT (TEXTILE STUDIES) (REF. T306)

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • ND or BTech. within the discipline of wet processing of textile Technology
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant technical/ relevant textile industry experience – eg in technology,   manufacturing processes. (Teaching or training experience in Higher Education, industry or training institutions)
  • Sound knowledge of the technical aspects of textile colouration, product engineering including but not limited to, fabric construction, quality, and raw materials
  • Understanding of all equipment and systems in the above-related laboratories
  • Sound communication skills –use of MS Office (Word, Excel and Power point), good oral communicator, positive attitude.

 

Additional Recommendations

  • Demonstrate a solid portfolio of work and traceable references
  • Strong team player, high level of initiative, highly motivated, ability to network

 

Summary of Duties:

 

  • Undertake tasks as directed by the Head of Department or Academic in charge
  • Ensure the laboratories, laboratory equipment and sores for consumables are kept clean, orderly and safe condition at all times
  • Assist in the delivery of practicals, assessment of students practical work, and training of students in the correct and safe use of equipment in order to carry out tasks in a disciplined manner
  • Ensure allocated laboratories are unlocked/ locked at the beginning and end of practical sessions and open access times
  • Maintain control of consumables and equipment stock (Inventory Control and Asset Management)
  • Assist with the preparation of budget (consumables/equipment)
  • Perform administrative duties, community engagement and third stream income activities assigned by the Head of Department
  • Take accountability for personal development
  • Participate in departmental life including community engagement and research

 

Status of Position      :   Permanent
Contact Person           :   Mr S Patchappan (031) 373 2600
Appointment Type     :   Academic Support

 


 

 

DEPARTMENT OF HORTICULTURE

TECHNICAL ASSISTANT (REF. H210)

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • A BTech or BSc degree in Ornamental Horticulture/ Botany/Plant Science or related field
  • At least 3 years industry experience in the field of Ornamental Horticulture/ Botany/Plant Science or related field
  • Technical experience in the field of ornamental Ornamental Horticulture/ Botany/Plant Science or related field
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to engage industry partners
  • A broad understanding of current developments within the horticulture/ landscaping sectors
  • Availability to work at other DUT campuses, in evenings and during weekends as required

 

Additional Recommendation:

 

  • Good interpersonal skills and able to engage industry partners, staff and students
  • Up-to-date knowledge of emerging trends in the field of sustainable horticulture and landscaping
  • Availability to work at other DUT campuses, in evening and during weekends as required

 

Preference will be given to candidates who have completed or are registered for an MSc.

 

Summary of duties

 

  • Provide technical support in horticulture and landscape related subjects or other related subjects as deemed necessary by the HoD
  • Assist in conducting practicals, acquiring appropriate teaching aids and assist in practical assessments for students
  • Assist in the monitoring of students on work-integrated learning (WIL) and evaluating their portfolios of evidence
  • Participate in departmental activities including community engagement, research and generation of third-stream income
  • Perform technical duties as assigned by the academic staff
  • Community liaison and outreach work as required
  • Monitoring students during practicals

 

Status of Position      :   Permanent
Contact Person           :   Mr S Patchappan (031) 373 2600
Appointment Type     :   Academic Support

 


 

 

FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCES

RESEARCH COORDINATOR (REF AS05)

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • PhD, To meet Professor or Associate Professor Requirements, 5 years relevant experience in Higher Education or Research
  • Trach record of publications in International Journals, Evidence of Successful Postgraduate Supervision
  • Experience in Research Co-ordination/ Administration at Departmental and Faculty level

 

Additional Recommendations:

 

  • Project Management experience
  • Ability to manage and analyse information
  • Ability to promote a research culture within the Faculty

 

Status of Position      :   Permanent
Contact Person           :   Mr S Patchappan (031) 373 2600
Appointment Type     :   Academic

 


 

 

COMMITTEES ADMINISTRATION

COMMITTEE OFFICER (REF.: CA05)

 

Educational Requirements:

  • Matric and Secretarial Diploma (NQF5)

 

Additional Recommendations:

  • M +3

 

Experience:

  • 3 years experience in a coordinating/secretarial role.
  • Exposure to tertiary environment.

 

Knowledge:

  • Specialist information management system eg IMX, ITS.
  • Constitution of Committees especially Council and Senate and their subcommittees.
  • Familiarity with Acts, Statutes and Rules governing the Institution e.g. Higher Education act.
  • Thorough knowledge of meeting rules and procedures.
  

Specialist Knowledge:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer proficiency in Word, WordPerfect.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Ability to work after hours.
  • Ability to assimilate and summarise in a clear and concise manner discussions/debates at meetings.
  • Confidentiality, tact and discretion.

 

 

Summary of Duties

  • To support Head: Committees and team by efficiently and effectively coordinating the administrative processes of designated Institutional Committees in order to ensure excellent customer service in alignment with the objectives of the Committees Administration function and the DUT.
  • Will perform duties as per the profile

 

Status of Position      :   Permanent
Contact Person           :   Miss P Naidoo (031) 373 2524
Appointment Type     :   Administrative

 


 

 

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

TECHNICIAN (TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION)

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)/ Degree in Civil and Mechanical Technology.
  • Artisan/Safety Certificate (e.g. NOSA) will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 3 years working in practical workshops/ working with student teachers
  • Candidate will be required to demonstrate knowledge and competency in conducting hands-on practical work to students.

 

Additional Recommendations:

Good communication skills

 

Summary of Duties

  • Assisting in the running of Civil, Mechanical Technology practicals and other duties as assigned by the Head of School.
  • Assist and guide in the use of and operation of hand tools, basic workshop machinery (drilling, cutting, grinding machine)
  • Assist and guide students in the application of workshop safety, workshop operations of machinery.
Status of Position      :   Permanent
Contact Person           :   Ms NR Kikine (033) 845 8917
Appointment Type     :   Academic

 

 

 

CLOSING DATE : 21 JANUARY 2020 (Posts Above)

 


 

OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR: PEOPLE AND OPERATIONS (DURBAN CAMPUS)

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY (REF: R225)

 

Reporting to the DVC: People and Operations, the Executive Secretary provides advanced, diversified, and confidential administrative support mainly to the DVC: People and Operations with some support to the respective departments reporting into the Office. This position manages the daily and varied needs of the DVC’s office and serves its face.

The Executive Secretary assists with the executive administrative support of the People and Operations Division. The position requires an individual with a high level of initiative, exceptional organization and communication skills and adaptability to an ever-changing environment.

The position provides the opportunity to compile reports on the Division’s performance, interface with the University community and external stakeholders when required, and to continue building the infrastructure of a changing division. Strong interpersonal and writing skills and the ability to problem solve, work independently and exercise independent judgment in a team-oriented environment are essential to the position.

 

The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provides professional representation of the People and Operations Division, exercising judgment and discretion in responding to or initiating internal or external contacts – addresses issues independently without direct supervision.
  • Progressively anticipates, analyses, and meets the administrative demands of the office, multi- tasking to effectively handle varied activity and frequently changing priorities.
  • Assists the DVC in managing the Division’s budget.
  • Processes invoices and expense reports; tracks all required documentation.
  • Maintains the DVC calendar. Prioritises matters requiring attention. Facilitates the communication of information and directives both up and down the Division’s chain of command. Acts as primary contact for all matters related to the DVC ‘s schedule and activities.
  • Communicates effectively with internal administrative and academic offices, and the external community, to ensure strong working relationships maintained.
  • Responds promptly to queries and where appropriate drafts a response for DVC’s approval.
  • Drafts memos, policies and the like, develops agendas and reports and takes minutes at various meetings
  • Responsible for documentation management, maintaining an up to date filing system, coordinate monthly reports, follow up with DVC on timeous submission of reports for committees and ensuring safekeeping and confidentiality of all documents.
  • Prepares requisitions and claims as per available budget
  • Additional duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Educational requirements:

  • Relevant diploma in Administration, Business Administration, Office Management

 

Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ in a Secretarial/ Admin position.
  • With at least three years of which at an executive level
  • Experience in Office Management involving multidisciplinary functions

 

Knowledge

  • Considerable knowledge of standards secretarial practices and of Business English, modern office equipment, practices and procedures.
  • SAQA/NQF
  • Demonstrable high level knowledge, experience in computer literacy

 

Special Requirements

  • Able to work independently and under pressure and to priorities according to deadlines.
  • Ability to compose a variety of letters and memorandum and to perform office management details without referring to the supervisors.
  • Demonstrated organizational and planning skills and the ability to promote process improvements to create institutional efficiencies.
  • Good interactive and PR skills. Must be able to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, and staff
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently and under pressure managing conflicting demands within specific areas of the role.
  • Proficient in a variety of Windows-based computer programs including MS Office, Internet. Budget management experience and MS Excel skills with the ability to learn University operational and financial systems.
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written/electronic with the ability to interact effectively with constituents at all levels required
  • A flexible approach to work and the ability to undertake a board range of administrative duties.
  • Project management skill and experience

 

Added Recommendation

  • Qualification in Office Management/ Secretarial or Bachelor’s degree (NQF 8)

 

Salary: Market related

Contact Person: Mrs NR Kikine, Tel 033 845 8917

Email Address: careers@dut.ac.za

Status of Position: Permanent

             Closing Date: 24 January 2020

 


 

OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE: CAMPUS DIRECTOR MIDLANDS

(INDUMISO & RIVERSIDE CAMPUS)

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

(REF: F667)

 

Reporting to the Executive: Campus Director, the Executive Secretary provides advanced, diversified, and confidential administrative support mainly to the Executive: Campus Director with some support to the respective departments reporting into the Office. This position manages the daily and varied needs of the Campus Director’s office and serves its face.

The Executive Secretary assists with the executive administrative support to the Office of the Executive Campus Director. The position requires an individual with a high level of initiative, exceptional organization and communication skills and adaptability to an ever-changing environment.

The position provides the opportunity to compile reports on the Division’s/ Campuses’ performance, interface with the University community and external stakeholders when required, and to continue building the infrastructure of a changing division. Strong interpersonal and writing skills and the ability to problem solve, work independently and exercise independent judgment in a team-oriented environment are essential to the position.

 

The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provides professional representation to the Office of the Executive Campus Director, exercising judgment and discretion in responding to or initiating internal or external contacts – addresses issues independently without direct supervision.
  • Progressively anticipates, analyses, and meets the administrative demands of the office, multi- tasking to effectively handle varied activity and frequently changing priorities.
  • Assists the Campus Director in managing the Division’s/ Campuses’ budget.
  • Processes invoices and expense reports; tracks all required documentation.
  • Maintains the Campus Director’s calendar. Prioritises matters requiring attention. Facilitates the communication of information and directives both up and down the Division’s chain of command. Acts as primary contact for all matters related to the campus director ‘s schedule and activities.
  • Communicates effectively with internal administrative and academic offices, and the external community, to ensure strong working relationships maintained.
  • Responds promptly to queries and where appropriate drafts a response for Campus Director’s approval.
  • Drafts memos, policies and the like, develops agendas and reports and takes minutes at various meetings
  • Responsible for documentation management, maintaining an up to date filing system, coordinate monthly reports, follow up with the Campus Director on timeous submission of reports for committees and ensuring safekeeping and confidentiality of all documents.
  • Prepares requisitions and claims as per available budget
  • Additional duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Educational requirements:

  • Relevant diploma in Administration, Business Administration, Office Management

 

Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ in a Secretarial/ Admin position.
  • With at least three years of which at an executive level
  • Experience in Office Management involving multidisciplinary functions

 

Knowledge

  • Considerable knowledge of standards secretarial practices and of Business English, modern office equipment, practices and procedures.
  • SAQA/NQF
  • Demonstrable high level knowledge, experience in computer literacy

 

Special Requirements

  • Able to work independently and under pressure and to priorities according to deadlines.
  • Ability to compose a variety of letters and memorandum and to perform office management details without referring to the supervisors.
  • Demonstrated organizational and planning skills and the ability to promote process improvements to create institutional efficiencies.
  • Good interactive and PR skills. Must be able to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, and staff
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently and under pressure managing conflicting demands within specific areas of the role.
  • Proficient in a variety of Windows-based computer programs including MS Office, Internet. Budget management experience and MS Excel skills with the ability to learn University operational and financial systems.
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written/electronic with the ability to interact effectively with constituents at all levels required
  • A flexible approach to work and the ability to undertake a board range of administrative duties.
  • Project management skill and experience

 

Added Recommendation

  • Qualification in Office Management/ Secretarial or Bachelor’s degree (NQF 8)

 

Salary: Market related

Contact Person: Mrs NR Kikine, Tel 033 845 8917

Email Address: careers@dut.ac.za

Status of Position: Permanent

             Closing Date: 24 January 2020

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While DUT strives for equal opportunities, preference will be given in terms of the University’s EquityPlan, with specific consideration for Female candidates.

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