Senior Lecturer

Location
South Africa
Posted
Mar 07, 2018
Closes
Mar 16, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
Faculty Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Department Quantity Surveying and Construction Management
Senior Lecturer

Duties:

  • Teach and research in Construction and Project Management areas and/or Quantity Surveying areas and related areas.
  • Compile and manage programmme accreditation documentation in consultation with the department head or professional accreditation bodies.
  • Serve on university, national and international bodies/councils/committees.
  • Develop, improve and market the Department’s programmes in consultation with Head of the Department.
  • Perform administrative tasks.
  • Provide research supervision to undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • Maintain links with other tertiary institutions.
  • Coordinate departmental research.
  • Conduct research, deliver papers and publish articles.
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    Inherent requirements:

    • PhD in Quantity Surveying and Master’s degree in a Built Environment field, preceded by an honours or equivalent degree in Building Science/ Quantity Surveying.
    • Proven experience in the presentation of papers/posters at national scholarly conferences.
    • Proven national recognition for specialist expertise and research in a specific area of scholarship.
    • An NRF rating or demonstrate potential for obtaining an NRF rating.
    • Proven experience in supervision of graduated master’s students.
    • A proven research record of relevant publications in national and international accredited journal.
    • Proven experience of service as an active member of a national or international scholarly society or committee or agency concerned with research at higher education levels.

     

  • Good understanding of the theory and application of construction management and/or quantity surveying (and general construction industry).
  • Ability to facilitate learning at tertiary level including assessments.
  • Ability to conduct and supervise research.
  • Good work ethics and the ability to work well with members of the department and students.
  • Good presentation, oral and written skills.
  • Ability to develop and improve learning material.
  • Ability to participate in administrative duties as well as departmental third income stream initiatives and community engagements.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) and, the ability to function well in the university’s richly diverse working environment.
  • Business Acumen
  • Result Orientated
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Leading
  • Building Coalitions
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    Recommendations

    • Relevant professional registration or ability to demonstrate registration can be achieved with reasonable time.

     

    Assumption of duties:

    1 May 2018 or as soon as possible

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