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Lecturer: Computer Science

Job Summary
We want to appoint a Lecturer with a strong research background and publication record in analysis of structured data.


Stellenbosch University

Faculty of Science


Department of Mathematical Sciences: Computer Science Division


Lecturer: Computer Science


(Ref. NW08/222/0920)


The Mathematical Sciences Department is responsible for teaching and research in computer science, applied mathematics and mathematics at Stellenbosch University. The Computer Science Division is research-active in artificial intelligence and machine learning, automata theory, program analysis, testing, and verification, and computer networks (More information about the Division is available on our webpage, at The Division aims to strengthen its collaboration with the School for Data Science and Computational ​​Thinking ( and is therefore keen to appoint a Lecturer with a strong research background and publication record in analysis of structured data. The incumbent may have the opportunity to seek a joint appointment with the School for Data Science and Computational Thinking.



  • Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate Computer Science modules;
  • Research and publication in Data Science or the Division’s research focus areas;
  • Recruiting and supervising postgraduate students in Computer Science;
  • Fulfilling administrative roles on a rotational basis;
  • Securing research funding;
  • Building an international research network;
  • Collaborating with the School for Data Science and Computational Thinking.


Job Requirements:

  • PhD in Computer Science in a field aligned to one of the research focus areas in Computer Science;
  • Post-doctoral research experience;
  • Research background in Data Science, in particular analysis of structured data;
  • A growing research publication record in recognised journals or conference proceedings;
  • Teaching experience in Computer Science (teaching assistant or tutor at tertiary level);
  • Demonstrable excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.


Enquiries regarding job content: Prof. B Fischer on 021 808 2527 or at


Enquiries regarding remuneration/benefits as well as technical assistance with the electronic application process: Human Resources Client Service Centre on 021 808 2753, or at


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The University is committed to employment equity (EE), and appointments will be made in line with the EE plan for the specific environment as well as Stellenbosch University’s institutional EE Plan.


The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.



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Your application, comprising a comprehensive curriculum vitae (including the names and e-mail  addresses of at least three referees), must reach the University before or on the closing date of the advertised post.


The University reserves the right to investigate qualifications and conduct background checks on all candidates.


Should no feedback be received from the University within six weeks of the closing date, kindly accept that your application did not succeed.




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