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Senior Lecturer, Lecturer - Information Systems

Job Summary
Job: IRC78996

The School of Economic and Business Sciences (SEBS) is one of five schools in the Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management at the University of the Witwatersrand. The school offers an active research environment and unrivalled access to industry and international bodies, as a result of being located in the country's industrial heartland. It delivers both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Economics, Marketing, Information Systems, Human Resources Management, Management, Finance and Insurance. For further information please visit our website at www.wits.ac.za/sebs

SEBS invites applications for the above positions. Requirements for Senior Lecturer level:

  • A PhD in Information Systems
  • A Bachelor's degree with a major in Information Systems
  • Demonstrable experience in a research leadership role, including a track record of accredited publications
  • Demonstrable experience in curriculum development and course administration, together with substantial teaching experience

Requirements for Lecturer level:

  • A Master's degree in Information Systems (registration for, or progress towards, a PhD preferred)
  • A Bachelor's degree with a major in Information Systems
  • Existing accredited publications will be an advantage
  • Demonstrable experience in curriculum development and course administration, together with teaching experience

Additional requirements for ALL levels:
It should be noted that the Division is looking to hire in the core Information Systems areas of systems analysis and design; database design; and systems development and implementation (coding/programming). Preference will be given to applicants with depth of knowledge and proven experience in one (1) or more of these areas. A track record of work experience in a technology-related role will also be advantageous.

Expectations of successful applicant:

  • Actively participate in research and supervise postgraduate students
  • Design, teach and administer undergraduate and postgraduate courses
  • Engaged participation in the running of the Division through academic citizenship and administrative activities

Enquiries only: Mitchell Hughes, Head of Division (Information Systems), e-mail: mitchell.hughes@wits.ac.za

How To Apply

To apply: Submit a covering letter, a detailed CV (with names, addresses and contact details of three contactable referees), a one (1) page statement of teaching philosophy and certified copies of degrees/diplomas by registering your profile on the Wits i-Recruitment platform located at https://irec.wits.ac.za and submitting your application. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Candidates who have not been contacted within two (2) weeks of the closing date can consider their applications unsuccessful. In accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups, as defined in the Employment Equity Act, 55 of 1998 and subsequent amendments thereto.

The University of the Witwatersrand reserves the right to verify all information provided by candidates. Preference may be given to appointable internal candidates. Please note that correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates. The University of the Witwatersrand reserves the right not to make an appointment or to re-advertise.

Closing date: 28 February 2019

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