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Professor/Associate Professor: Technology and Mathematics Education

Job Summary
The WSU Professor is an academic with attributes as defined by the policy on academic appointments and promotions, with duties in teaching and learning, research and community engagement. The Professor is a prominent research leader with an outstanding tr


  • A PHD/Doctorate qualification in one of the following relevant Technology subjects: namely; Civil Technology; Electrical Technology; Mechanical Technology; Engineering Graphics and Design; and Curriculum studies in these subjects.
  • Undergraduate degree majoring in the above mentioned Technology Subjects will be an added advantage.
  • Teaching qualification is a requirement.


  • Minimum of ten years university lecturing experience.
  • Proven track record in research (including publications in accredited journals) and community engagement
  • Proven track record of supervising postgraduate students at Masters and/or Doctoral level

Key Performance Areas:

  • Lecture undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
  • Plan and undertake research within niche areas of the department.
  • Conduct supervision of postgraduate research projects.
  • Participate actively in curriculum development.
  • Promote research and community partnership within the department.
  • Participate actively in departmental and faculty committee duties.
  • Assist the department in administrative responsibilities.
  • Quality Assurance.
  • University service.

Skills and Competencies Required:

  • Able to conduct research
  • Able to conduct community engagement that are in line with the focus area of the department
  • Good communication skills and good interpersonal skills
  • Decision making and problem solving
  • Emotional intelligence and political sensitive
  • Building strategic alliances and partnerships

Interested applicants should send their applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of academic qualifications and ID Copy and the names and contact details of three referees to the Human Resources Department, Private Bag X3182, Butterworth, 4960;

Telephonic enquiries: (047) 401 6222, Ms A. Jacob

Date Issued: 13 October 2020
Closing Date: 23 October 2020

Applicants who have not been informed about the outcome of their application within two months from the closing date may regard their application as having been unsuccessful.

"WSU is committed to Employment Equity and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply"

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