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Senior Lecturer/Lecturer: Control Systems (Permanent post)

Job Ref
281496
Job Type
Permanent
Employer Type
Company
Date Added 18 Apr 2019
Expiry Date 16 May 2019
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Employer:
Stellenbosch University

Location:
Western Cape

Salary:
Market related

Benefits:


Role details:
Stellenbosch University

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer: Control Systems (Permanent post)
(Ref. ING02/113/0419)

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Stellenbosch University offers leading educational and research programmes in the fields of computer and control systems as well as machine learning and data engineering. A limited number of Senior Lecturer/Lecturer/Junior Lecturer positions have recently become available in the Department in these fields. The Department is therefore looking for excellent candidates to fill these positions. The Department has well-established research laboratories as well as teaching and engineering infrastructures in these fields.

This is a permanent appointment. It is expected of successful candidates who do not have PhD qualifications, to enrol for PhD studies and obtain the degree within a reasonable amount of time.
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Duties:

- Teaching and administration of general undergraduate modules and of specialised undergraduate and postgraduate modules in control systems;
- Supervising final year projects and postgraduate (Masters and PhD) students in the field of control systems;
- Performing basic and/or applied research focused on relevant research areas within control system engineering;
- Collaborating with existing research partners within the Department and building of networks with other universities, industry and government organisations in order to promote research and development programmes in the field of control systems at Stellenbosch University;
- Performing supporting, administrative and representative roles within and outside the Department.

Requirements:

- An applicable Bachelor’s degree (such as BEng) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, as recognised by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) to qualify for registration as a Professional Engineer;
- An appropriate Master’s degree (typically MEng or MScEng) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from a recognised academic university;
- A PhD qualification in the field of control systems from a recognised academic university, for appointment as senior lecturer;
- In an advanced stage of a PhD study at a recognised national or international tertiary institution in the field of control systems, or extensive and proven industry experience in the field of control systems to be appointed as lecturer;
- The ability to communicate clearly in at least English and to teach courses and modules as described under duties above;
- A solid knowledge of and experience in the field of control systems;
- A proven and relevant publication record in the field of control systems in international peer-reviewed journals and/or conference proceedings, or extensive and proven industry experience in the field of control systems.

Recommendations:

- Appropriate industry experience;
- Registration as a Professional Engineer;
- An NRF rating as researcher;
- A PhD qualification in the field of control systems from a recognised academic university, for appointment as lecturer;
- Previous tertiary teaching experience, both at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level;
- Ability to function in a multidisciplinary environment;
- A proven record of the ability to obtain external funding for research.

Commencement of duties: 1 July 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter

Closing date: 10 May 2019

Enquiries regarding this post: Prof. Herman Engelbrecht on 021 808 2139, or at hebrecht@sun.ac.za

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

The University will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity Plan, which acknowledges the need to diversify the demographic composition of the staff corps, especially with regard to the appointment of suitable candidates from the designated groups

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Your application, comprising a comprehensive curriculum vitae (including the names and e-mail address 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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