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FACULTY OF ENGINEERING & THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Head of Department

 

  • Architecture
  • Civil Engineering and Geomatics (Durban)
  • Civil Engineering (Pietermaritsburg)
  • Town and Regional Planning

 

FACULTY – APPLIED SCIENCES

Head of Department

 

  • Chemistry
  • Clothing and Textile Studies
  • Maritime Studies
  • Statistics

 

FACULTY OF ARTS & DESIGN

Head of Department

 

  • Visual Communication Design
  • Fashion and Textile

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

A PhD in the relevant discipline

A relevance in this context will depend on the cluster of academic programmes located in the department

Associate Professors, Professors or Senior Lecturers

Five (5) years’ experience in higher education and academic leadership

Scholarship

Where mandatory, professional registration with the relevant Board.

 

Duration

 

Five (5) years fixed contract, renewable for one additional term based on performance

 

Summary of duties

Dealing with student queries and complaints regarding the Department/Programme.

Managing and supervising staff which includes:-

 

The allocation of workload.

Approval of leave.

Enhancing staff relations and building the team towards a student centred department.

Attending to matters such as study leave, grievances, disputes, training & development.

Appointment of part time and replacement staff.          

Programme and project budgeting.

Enhancing Faculty projects e.g. Post graduate Recruitment and supervision, Siyaphumelela, FYSE,

Orientation, Graduation.

Provide leadership to the department in respect of Teaching & Learning and Research.

Represent the department in relevant fora.

 

Non Pensionable Allowance inclusive of cell phone allowance: R5 000 per month.

Contact Persons:            Mr S Patchappen / Ms G Govindasamy, Tel 031 373 2600/2428

 


 

FACULTY OF ACCOUNTING & INFORMATICS

 

Department of Information and Corporate Management

Associate Professor

Ref: IM02

Minimum Requirements:

  • A PhD / D Tech or equivalent qualification in Business and Information Management or related discipline
  • At least 7 years of university teaching / professional experience.
  • Evidence of publication track record in peer reviewed journals
  • Evidence of completed postgraduate supervision.
  • Evidence of external engagements

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrate innovative thinking, teaching and learning skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite

 

Summary of Duties:

  • Prepare, conduct and assess in Business and Information Management or related subjects/modules to undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • Undertake and Supervise tutorials.
  • Participate in research development.
  • Be willing to participate in curriculum development.
  • Engage in community / External Engagement Services including playing an active role in the functioning of Professional and subject related associations.
  • Develop and write study material.
  • Undertake administration and other academic duties assigned by the Head of Department.

 

Competences:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Good research skills
  • Strong team orientation
  • Analytical and problem solving
  • Administration and management skills
  • Continuous learning
  • Strong student focus
  • Professional / technical knowledge and skills

 

Salary:

Associate Professor: R458 280 to R687 000 p.a. plus benefits

Contact Person: Mrs Geraldene Fay Govindasamy

Email Address: careers@dut.ac.za


 

Senior Lecturer

Ref: IM01

 

Senior Lecturer

  • A relevant Doctoral Degree
  • At least 5 years of university teaching experience*
  • Ability to lecture Library and Information Sciences and related fields.
  • Evidence of research scholarship appropriate for this level as evidenced by publications in ISI/DHET or SAPSE-related journals.*
  • Supervision of Masters/Doctoral students

 

Summary of Duties:

  • Required to lecture in Library and Information Sciences discipline
  • Undertake and Supervise tutorials
  • Participate in research development
  • Be willing to participate in curriculum development
  • Engage in community/External Engagement Services including playing an active role in the functioning of Professional and subject related associations.
  • Develop and write study material.
  • Undertake administration and other academic duties assigned by the Head of Department

 

Note:

Applicants with Doctoral qualifications who do not meet requirements indicated by * for Senior Lecturer will be considered for a lecturer position.

Competences:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Good research skills
  • Strong team orientation
  • Analytical and problem solving
  • Administration and management skills
  • Continuous learning
  • Strong student focus
  • Professional/ technical knowledge and skills

 

Salary:

Senior Lecturer: R354 252 – R615 168 p.a. plus benefits

Lecturer: R317 220 – R571 512 p.a. plus benefits

Contact Person: G Govindasamy

Email: careers@dut.ac.za       


 

Department of Management Accounting – Durban Campus

Associate Professor

Ref: MA21

Minimum Requirements:

  • A PhD / D Tech / D Com qualification with specialization in Management Accounting or Accounting or Financial Management or Finance.
  • Strong evidence of expertise in Management Accounting / Costing / Financial Management and related fields.
  • At least 7 years of university teaching experience.
  • An extensive publications and research record in accredited journals / conference proceedings / books / book chapters that is consistent with the university’s staff Promotion Policy.  
  • Evidence of completed postgraduate supervision at Masters or Doctorate students.
  • Evidence of publication track record in peer reviewed journals. At least 10 DHET or SAPSE accredited journal publications.
  • Demonstrated ability to attract external research funding.
  • Registration with a professional body will be an added advantage.

 

Summary of Duties:

  • Required to lecture in Management Accounting and other subjects in the Management Accounting discipline.
  • Undertake and Supervise tutorials.
  • Participate in research development.
  • Be willing to participate in curriculum development.
  • Engage in community / External Engagement Services including playing an active role in the functioning of Professional and subject related associations.
  • Develop and write study material.
  • Undertake administration and other academic duties assigned by the Head of Department.

 

Competences:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Good research skills
  • Strong team orientation
  • Analytical and problem solving
  • Administration and management skills
  • Continuous learning
  • Strong student focus
  • Professional / technical knowledge and skills

 

Salary:

Associate Professor: R458 280 to R687 000 p.a. plus benefits

Contact Person: Mrs Geraldene Fay Govindasamy

Email Address: careers@dut.ac.za


 

Senior Lecturer

Ref: MA22

Minimum Requirements:

Senior Lecturer

  • A PhD / D Tech / D Com qualification with specialization in Management Accounting or Accounting or Financial Management or Finance.
  • At least 5 years of university teaching experience.*
  • Ability to lecture Management Accounting / Costing / Financial Management and related fields.
  • An extensive publications and research record in accredited journals / conference proceedings / books / book chapters.
  • Evidence of publication track record in peer reviewed journals. At least 5 DHET or SAPSE-accredited journal publications.*
  • Evidence of postgraduate supervision at Masters or Doctoral levels.
  • Registration with a professional body will be an added advantage.

 

Note:

Applicants with Doctoral qualifications who do not meet requirements indicated by * for Senior Lecturer will be considered for a lecturer position.

Summary of Duties:

  • Required to lecture in Management Accounting and other subjects in the Management Accounting discipline.
  • Undertake and Supervise tutorials.
  • Participate in research development.
  • Be willing to participate in curriculum development.
  • Engage in community/External Engagement Services including playing an active role in the functioning of Professional and subject related associations.
  • Develop and write study material.
  • Undertake administration and other academic duties assigned by the Head of Department.

 

Competences:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Good research skills
  • Strong team orientation
  • Analytical and problem solving
  • Administration and management skills
  • Continuous learning
  • Strong student focus
  • Professional / technical knowledge and skills

 

Salary:

Lecturer: R317 220 to R571 512, plus benefits

Senior Lecturer: R354 252 – R615 168 p.a. plus benefits

Contact Person: Mrs Geraldene Fay Govindasamy

Email Address: careers@dut.ac.za


 

Department of Financial Accounting

Associate Professor

Ref: FAC10

Minimum Requirements:

Associate Professor:

  • A relevant Doctoral Degree
  • Strong evidence of expertise in Financial Accounting and related fields
  • At least 7 years of university teaching experience
  • An extensive publications and research record in accredited journals that is consistent with the University’s staff Promotion Policy
  • Evidence of completed postgraduate supervision at masters or doctorate level
  • Evidence of publication track record in peer reviewed journals

 

Summary of Duties:

  • Required to lecture in Financial Accounting and other subjects in the Accounting discipline
  • Undertake and Supervise tutorials
  • Participate in research development
  • Be willing to participate in curriculum development
  • Engage in Community/External Engagement Services including playing an active role in the functioning of Professional and subject related associations.
  • Develop and write study material
  • Undertake administration and other academic duties assigned by the Head of Department

 

Competences:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Good research skills
  • Strong team orientation
  • Analytical and problem solving
  • Administration and management skills
  • Continuous learning
  • Strong student focus
  • Professional/ technical knowledge and skills

 

Salary:

Associate Professor: R458 280 to R687 000 p.a. plus benefits


 

Senior Lecturer / Lecturer (Various Posts)

 

Minimum Requirements:

Senior Lecturer

  • A relevant Doctoral Degree
  • At least 5 years of university teaching experience*
  • Ability to lecture Financial Accounting and related fields.
  • Evidence of research scholarship appropriate for this level as evidenced by publications in ISI/DHET or SAPSE-related journals.*
  • Supervision of Masters/Doctoral students

 

Lecturer

  • A relevant Doctoral Degree or a Master’s Degree (CA qualification will be an added advantage).
  • At least 3 years of university teaching experience
  • Ability to lecture Financial Accounting and related fields.

 

Summary of Duties:

  • Required to lecture in Financial Accounting and other subjects in the Accounting discipline
  • Undertake and Supervise tutorials
  • Participate in research development
  • Be willing to participate in curriculum development
  • Engage in community/External Engagement Services including playing an active role in the functioning of Professional and subject related associations.
  • Develop and write study material.
  • Undertake administration and other academic duties assigned by the Head of Department

 

Competences:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Good research skills
  • Strong team orientation
  • Analytical and problem solving
  • Administration and management skills
  • Continuous learning
  • Strong student focus
  • Professional/ technical knowledge and skills

 

Salary:

Senior Lecturer: R354 252 – R615 168 p.a. plus benefits

Lecturer: R317 220 – R571512 p.a plus benefits

Email: careers@dut.ac.za       


 

Department of Information Technology

Associate Professor/ Professor

Ref: FIT1

 

Minimum requirements for Professor:

  • A Doctorate in Information Technology or equivalent
  • At least 10 years lecturing experience at tertiary level in IT
  • Evidence of international recognition as a scholar
  • Evidence of sustained external funding
  • Evidence of excellent scholarship and publication in journal and conference proceedings (DHET accredited and peer reviewed)
  • Experienced in post-graduate supervision with a good track record of Masters and PhD graduates
  • Evidence of academic and research leadership

 

Minimum requirements for Associate Professor:

  • A Doctorate in Information Technology or equivalent
  • At least 7 years lecturing experience at tertiary level or at least 7 years post qualification professional experience in IT
  • Evidence of scholarship and publication in journal and conference proceedings (DHET accredited and peer reviewed)
  • Experienced in post-graduate supervision with a good track record of Masters and PhD graduates
  • Evidence of academic and research leadership

 

Recommended:

  • High NRF rating
  • High citation factor

 

Key performance areas:

  • Lecturing and assessment of undergraduate and post graduate programmes in IT
  • Development of innovative IT based course curriculum and programmes
  • Programme and course quality assurance
  • Conducting research and generating research outputs
  • Initiation and coordinating of collaborative research projects
  • Mentoring of Bachelor, Masters and PhD students
  • Assisting with Department administration
  • External engagement that can include community outreach programmes and liaison with NGOs and industry
  • Active participation in Departmental and Faculty committees and work groups

 

Competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal skills in English
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Good administration and planning skills
  • Knowledge of recent research developments in IT
  • Strong student focus
  • Ability to become part of a dynamic work environment
  • Ability to contribute as a member of a team or individual

 

Salary:

Professor: R488 652 to R788 544   

Associate Professor:            R458 280 to R687 000                       


 

Senior Lecturer (2 Posts)

The Department of Information Technology is seeking to appoint a dynamic and motivated academic to support the Department in pursuit of its objectives towards excellence in research and innovation, teaching and learning and external engagement.

 

Minimum requirements for Senior Lecturer:

  • A Doctorate in Information Technology or equivalent
  • At least 5 years lecturing experience at tertiary level or at least 5 years post qualification professional experience in IT*
  • Evidence of research publication in journal and conference proceedings (DHET accredited and peer reviewed)
  • Experience in post-graduate supervision*
  • Experience in curriculum development

Note:

Applicants with Doctoral qualifications who do not meet requirements marked by * will be considered for a Lecturer position.

 

Key performance areas:

  • Lecturing and assessment of undergraduate and post graduate programmes in IT
  • Development of innovative IT based course curriculum and programmes
  • Programme and course quality assurance
  • Conducting research and generating research outputs
  • Initiation and coordinating of collaborative research projects
  • Mentoring of Bachelor, Masters and PhD students
  • Assisting with Department administration
  • External engagement that can include community outreach programmes and liaison with NGOs and industry
  • Active participation in Departmental and Faculty committees and work groups

 

Competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal skills in English
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Good administration and planning skills
  • Knowledge of recent research developments in IT
  • Strong student focus
  • Ability to become part of a dynamic work environment
  • Ability to contribute as a member of a team or individual

 

Salary:

Lecturer: R317 220 to R571 512, plus benefits

Senior Lecturer: R354 252 to R615 168, plus benefits

 

Contact Person: G Govindasamy

Contact Number: (031) 373 2428

Email: careers@dut.ac.za


 

FACULTY OF ARTS & DESIGN

Department of Drama & Production Studies

Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer

Ref: D318

Minimum requirements:

Professor/Associate Professor

  • A completed doctorate in Music and Vocal Training for Musical Theatre or an appropriate associated field.
  • A substantial and recent publication record in the discipline.
  • A minimum of 10 years teaching experience (Professor level) or 7 years (Associate Professor level) at tertiary level.
  • A record of successful supervision of postgraduate research.

 

Senior Lecturer

  • A completed doctorate in Music and Vocal Training for Musical Theatre or an appropriate associated field.
  • Sustained publication record/ creative outputs in the discipline.
  • A minimum of 5 years teaching experience at tertiary level or 5 years’ experience in a relevant professional field.

 

Lecturer

  • A completed master’s degree in Music and Vocal Training for Musical Theatre or an appropriate associated field, and an undertaking to complete a doctorate within three years of appointment in an appropriate field of study
  • A minimum of 3 years teaching experience at tertiary level or 3 years’ experience in a relevant professional field.

 

Recommendations:

Expertise in the following areas:

  • Acting for Musical Theatre and Vocal Coaching experience within the industry
  • A background training in Singing and Vocal Coaching plus Musical Theatre and stage voice and
  • Experience in the tertiary Drama Educational field
  • Some experience in working in a festival or repertory environment will be an advantage
  • Competency in musical accompaniment on piano will be an advantage
  • A comprehensive understanding of the articulation of subjects within a Drama Conservatory environment
  • A recent publication record in the discipline or an undertaking to publish within the first year of study.

 

Applicants must have teaching experience in the field of theatre and vocal training for voice and singing as well as familiarity with the tertiary educational environment and undertake to present a research paper at a conference within the first year of teaching.

 

Applicants must be computer literate, possess demonstrable directing skills and be equipped to lecture both theory and practical within the Department.

 

Industry experience in Directing Musical Performance and an ability to advice directing students is a prerequisite with a portfolio of evidence. Must be able to work long hours, late nights, weekends and holidays.

 

Summary of Duties:

Teach and examine course work at first, second and third year level in the Diploma, as assigned  

by the HOD

Be willing to develop curriculum for Advanced and Professional Diploma levels and higher degrees in order to teach further qualifications.

Complete all administrative duties related to the teaching of the courses and programme portfolio’s that are allocated as well as programme specific administrative duties

Must be prepared to work after hours, holidays and weekends, in preparation of productions – all staff are expected to direct/collaborate on at least one production per year, as well as undertake supervision of student directing projects in addition to their teaching

Attend all Departmental functions, productions, staff meetings, etc.

Conduct research activities

Participate in research development and curriculum development activities

The incumbent will also need to work closely with both staff and students during production work, and must be able to supervise students during rehearsals, take initiative and both communicate and collaborate creatively with Theatre staff as well as work collegially in support of both academic and administrative staff

 

Salary

Lecturer: R317 220 to R571 512 p a, plus benefits

Senior Lecturer: R354 252 to R615 168 p a, plus benefits

Associate Professor: R458 280 to R687 000 p a, plus benefits

Professor: R488 652 to R788 544 p a, plus benefits

Contact Person: G Govindasamy

Email: careers@dut.ac.za

 


Kindly note:

  1. Communication will be entered into with short-listed candidates only.
  2. Only applications made on our application for employment form would be considered.

 Closing date: 15 November 2019

“While DUT strives for equal opportunities, preference will be given to suitable candidates in terms of the University’s equity policy”

The University reserves the right NOT to make an appointment

 

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Please note:

Applicants must complete this Application for Employment form and submit it together with the CV, ID and qualifications, quoting the Post/Ref number they are applying for to: careers@dut.ac.za

“The University reserves the right not to appoint” or to re-advertise to widen the pool of applicants

Verification will be conducted on preferred candidates only.

DUT reserves the right to do a complete verification of the information you have provided.

DUT reserves the right to contact your referees or request additional referees.

While DUT strives for equal opportunities, preference will be given in terms of the University’s Equity Policy

Candidates must be fluent in English and must be in possession of a valid work permit.

Disclaimer

This information has been supplied by the Department of Human Resources at the Durban University of Technology.