NWU Careers – Associate Professor

Website North West University

Job Description:

Engaging in teaching and learning, research supervision of Masters and/or PHD students and writing publications within Computer Science fields.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Planning, implementing, and evaluating the school’s teaching-learning programmes and other activities.
  • Developing own professional and academic leadership and management skills, with a view to academic leadership and effective quality management in the school.
  • Teaching Computer Science modules at undergraduate and post-graduate levels
  • Mentoring project students at honours level
  • Conducting scholarly research in the key areas of the School and research centre.
  • Publishing in high-impact journals and books.
  • Supervision of masters and doctoral students.
  • Writing of research proposals and securing funding.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work effectively independently and in a team
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to maintain good interpersonal relations and client service orientation.
  • Ability to assist and or take lead in module/programme development
  • Ability to provide guidance to Master’s and Ph.D. degree dissertations
  • Excellent administrative and management skills
  • A proven track record of management experience
  • Ability to teach Computer Science modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level
  • Ability to liaise with industry for co-operative research with the focus of the School and the research entity
  • Excellent planning, implementing and evaluating skills – regarding teaching-learning programmes
  • Ability to function under pressure
  • 5 years’ proven research track record within the Computer Sciences field
  • Proven experience in community service
  • 5 years’ experience in Higher education teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level
  • 5 years’ experience in the supervision of Masters and Ph.D. students

Job Details:

Company: North West University

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: North West, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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