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Lecturer/Junior Lecturer

Job Ref
281130
Job Type
Permanent
Employer Type
Company
Date Added 15 Feb 2019
Expiry Date 15 Mar 2019
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Employer:
Stellenbosch University

Location:
Western Cape

Salary:
Market related

Benefits:


Role details:
Stellenbosch University

Department of Mathematical Science: Computer Science Division

Lecturer/Junior Lecturer

(Ref. NW08/020/0119)

The Mathematical Sciences Department is responsible for teaching and research in mathematics, applied mathematics and computer science at Stellenbosch University. The Computer Science Division is keen to strengthen its research in existing active research groups, in particular, machine learning, artificial intelligence, automata theory and natural language processing, software engineering, and program analysis. (More information is available on our webpage, http://www.cs.sun.ac.za).
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The position is part of the nGAP initiative of the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and comes with substantial support from the DHET (http://www.dhet.gov.za/ssauf/ngap.html). Additionally, the Faculty of Science offers a generous start-up package and research funds for the first five years.

Duties:

- Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate Computer Science modules;
- Research and publication in any relevant area of Computer Science;
- Advising and supervising postgraduate students;
- Administrative roles on a rotational basis.

Requirements:

For appointment at the level of Lecturer:
- PhD in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or in Engineering, Physics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, or Statistics with a thesis topic in Computer Science or Data Science;
OR
MSc in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or in Engineering, Physics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, or Statistics with a thesis topic in Computer Science or Data Science and a proof of registration for a PhD in Computer Science with significant progress towards completion;
- Existing academic publication record in recognised journals or conference proceedings;
- Teaching experience in Computer Science tertiary level (e.g., teaching assistance or graduate student supervision);
- Demonstrable exceptional communication skills.

Recommendations:

- A growing research profile in Computer Science or Data Science.
- Research focus in Theoretical Computer Science, Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science, Programming Languages, Computer Networking, Databases, or Computer Graphics.

For appointment at the level of Junior Lecturer:
- MSc in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or in Engineering, Physics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, or Statistics with a thesis topic in Computer Science or Data Science;
- Research proposal (3-5 pages) for postgraduate study at the doctoral level in the research areas of the Division;
- Demonstrable exceptional communication skills.
Recommendations:
- Research experience;
- Research focus in Theoretical Computer Science, Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science, Programming Languages, Computer Networking, Databases, or Computer Graphics;
- Existing academic publication record in recognised journals or conference proceedings;
- Teaching experience in Computer Science tertiary level (e.g., teaching assistance or graduate student supervision).

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

Closing date: 18 February 2019

Enquiries regarding this post: Prof. B Fischer on 021 808 2527, or at head@cs.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 four weeks of the closing date, kindly accept that your application did not succeed.



 
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