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Newspaper Advert - Academic Positions

DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT – MIDLANDS CAMPUS

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer

(Business and Information Management)

Ref: F660

Minimum Requirements:

 

Senior Lecturer

  • A relevant Doctoral Degree (Specialising in Information Management or Business Administration)
  • At least 5 years of university teaching experience
  • Ability to lecture Business Principles and Management, Information Management and Technology and related
  • Evidence of research scholarship appropriate for this level as evidenced by publications in ISI/DHET or SAPSE-related
  • Supervision of Masters/Doctoral students

*Note: Applicants may apply for Lecturer position if they do not meet criteria for Senior Lecturer

 

Lecturer

  • A relevant Master’s Degree (Specialising in Information Management or Business Administration)
  • At least 3 years of university teaching experience
  • Ability to lecture Business Principles and Management, Information Management and Technology and related fields.
  • Evidence of research as evidenced by publications in ISI/DHET or SAPSE-related journals would be an added advantage.

 

Note:

Applicants with Doctoral qualifications who do not meet requirements for Senior Lecturer may apply for Lecturer position.

 

Summary of Duties:

  • Required to lecture Business Principles and Management II, Information Management and Technology II and related modules as assigned by the Head of Department.
  • Undertake and Supervise tutorials
  • Consult with students
  • Conduct assessments and any other related duties
  • Be willing to participate in curriculum design and revision
  • Participate in research activities
  • Engage in external engagement (industry and community) including playing an active role.
  • Develop and write study
  • Undertake administration and other academic duties as assigned by the Head of Department

 

Competences:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills using various media
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Good research skills
  • Strong team orientation
  • Ability to take initiative and make decisions
  • Analytical and problem solving
  • Administration and management skills
  • Continuous learning
  • Strong student focus
  • Professional/ technical knowledge and skills

 

Status of Position : Permanent
Contact Person : Ms Thabisile Ngcobo (ThabisileN@dut.ac.za)
Appointment Type : Academic
Salary Scale : R 401 808 – R 697 752

 

 

Closing date: 16 May 2021


 

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING – MIDLANDS CAMPUS

Lecturer (x1)
Civil Engineering

Ref: C316

Minimum Requirements:

 

Lecturer

  • A relevant Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent, relevant to teaching Structural Engineering subjects
  • At least 3 years of university teaching experience in Structural Engineering subjects and / or 3 years industrial experience in the Civil Engineering industry, relevant to Structural Engineering
  • Must have an undergraduate qualification in Civil Engineering or equivalent specialising in Structural Engineering
  • Registration with ECSA as a Professional Engineer / Professional Engineering Technologist recommended, although Candidate Engineer / Candidate Engineering Technologist status will also be considered
  • Evidence of research and post graduate supervision would be an added advantage

 

Summary of Duties:

  • Required to lecture Structural Engineering subjects in the field of Civil Engineering
  • Undertake and supervise tutorials in Structural Engineering subjects
  • Development innovative teaching and learning material for Structural Engineering subjects in the field of Civil Engineering
  • Contribute to curriculum and programme development
  • Participate and augment departmental research
  • Engage in community participation / external engagement services including playing an active role in the functioning of Professional and subject related associations
  • Supervise and mentor students
  • Assessment and academic development
  • Undertake administration and other academic duties as assigned by the Head of Department
  • Ensure subject compliance with professional body requirements
  • Ensure good quality assurance practice
  • Assist with preparation for professional body and quality assurance audits

 

Competences:

  • Proficiency in English (written and spoken)
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Good research skills
  • Strong team orientation
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Analytical and problem solving
  • Administration and management skills
  • Continuous learning
  • Strong student focus
  • Professional/ technical knowledge and skills

 

Status of Position : Permanent
Contact Person : Ms T Ngcobo (033) 845 8917/ 8817
Appointment Type : Academic
Salary Scale : R 359 820 – R 648 228

 

 

Closing date: 16 May 2021

Newspaper Advert - Administrative Position

SIYAPHUMELELA DATA JEDI (DATA ASSISTANT) – PRIVATE FUNDED

POST REFERENCE NUMBER : YC70; YC71; YC72; YC73

 

Job purpose:

DUT is the recipient of a three-year grant funded by the Kresge Foundation, for a project focused on student success. Known as the Siyaphumelela project, it is aimed at improving undergraduate student success and throughput by implementing specific activities within three broad Project Focus Areas, namely Holistic Student Supports (Sikusekele), Moving the Middle and Evidence-led Culture Change. The project also seeks to align other student success-focused interventions that may be taking place at the University with those being implemented within the three Siyaphumelela Project Focus Areas.

Four opportunities exist for appointment as a Data Jedi (Data Assistant) located within a specific Focus Area for the period 01 June 2021 – 31 July 2023. This is a part-time position comprising 40 hours/month over 12 months of the academic year with annual renewal contingent upon receiving external funding and performance in the position. The position is open to external and internal applicants although preference will be given to internal applicants in line with the staff capacity-building ethos of the Siyaphumelela project.

The Data Jedi will provide data support to the Focus Area team within which the appointment is made, and build data capacity within the team.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

· A research Masters/currently studying towards a research Masters;

· Computer literate with a good working knowledge in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, MS Forms;

· Above average/intermediate-level Excel skills are preferable;

· At least 1 years’ experience working with student data in an HEI environment;

· Knowledge of Google Forms, Survey Monkey, QuestionPro or other online survey tools would be considered an advantage;

· SPSS/Nvivo or other qualitative data analysis skills would be considered an advantage.

· Knowledge of the Moodle and ITS back office systems/analytics would be considered an advantage.

 

DUTIES

· Assist in the design of surveys/other data collection instruments;

· Assist in the administration of research instruments and other data collection activities;

· Assist in the preparation of research proposals to IREC where required;

· Data capture and analysis to determine the types of interventions needed within the Focus Area;

· Data capture and analysis pertaining to initiatives that are implemented within the Focus Area;

· Provide brief data-focused updates as needed on activities that are implemented in the Focus Area (monitoring & evaluation);

· Assist the Focus Area Leader with data presentations as needed;

· Assist in building data capacity within the Focus Area.

 

The Data Jedi will work closely with the Focus Area leader and report to the Institutional Researcher in carrying out the above responsibilities.

 

Publication : Internal and external

Salary range : R78 000.00 PER ANNUM OR R6 500.00 PER MONTH

Status of position : Contract without benefits.

 

Closing date: 14 May 2021

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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.

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.