Junior Lecturer / Lecturer - Department Computer Sciences and Informatics

South Africa
Sep 04, 2017
Sep 15, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Faculty Natural and Agricultural Sciences Department Computer Sciences and Informatics

Junior Lecturer / Lecturer

Job ID:  2038


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Present lectures in all computer literacy modules.
  • Prepare and mark assignments for practical sessions.
  • Prepare and mark tests.
  • Responsible for technical maintenance of the ECLA assessment system.
  • Maintain hardware, software and network infrastructure in the SASOL computer laboratory.
  • Perform general administrative duties.

    Inherent requirements:

  • Driver’s license.

    Junior Lecturer:

  • Applicable technical computer and network related qualifications.
  • Technical knowledge of and a minimum of two years’ experience in the electronic assessment tool (ECLA) that is used in the department.
  • Willigness to travel to TVET colleges to assist with technical support.
  • Experience in the coordination of satellite instructor centres.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to function with ease in the University’s parallel-medium and richly diverse working environment.
  • Applicable honours degree in Computer Science.
  • A good academic record.


  • Applicable master’s degree in Computer Science.
  • Proven experience in the delivery of poster or oral presentations at conferences or equivalent activities.
  • Provide evidence of manuscripts produced that have the potential to be converted or submitted for publication, ideally in an accredited journal.
  • A good academic record.

    Required competencies:



    Junior Lecturer:

  • Willingness to enroll for a master’s degree at the first available opportunity, if not yet attained by the time of appointment.
  • Lecturer:

    • Willingness to enroll for a doctoral degree at the first available opportunity, if not yet attained by the time of appointment.
    • Proven research record or relevant publication in accredited national journals.

    Assumption of duties:

    1 January 2018 

    Closing date:

    15 September 2017 

    The salary scale is available on request. For any further enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 3864 / 2808 / 2849. 

    Fringe benefits:

    (Subject to specific conditions): pension scheme, medical aid scheme, group life insurance, housing allowance, leave and sick leave, service bonus and study benefits. 

    The University reserves the right not to fill the post. The University subscribes to and applies the principles prescribed by the Employment Equity Act. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the aforementioned act and the employee profile of the specific department / division.

    Applications may only be submitted online. All applications must be accompanied by the following:

  • a detailed curriculum vitae (please note that the first three (3) referees on your CV will be contacted with regard to reference checking);
  • copies of qualifications (please provide the SAQA accreditation in the case of foreign qualifications);
  • a copy of your identity document (ID). 

    Applications that are incomplete, or sent by fax or e-mail, will not be considered. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date for applications, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.


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