Job Details

  • Reference number: Unit 6 - 46
  • Province: Free State
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: November 11th
  • Remuneration package: R 824 714 per annum

Background to Position

To develop academic material and lecture in allocated subjects for own and other programmes and to execute appropriate community projects

Subject fields:

Engineering Manufacturing I  Mechanics of Materials  I  Material Science  I Stress Analysis  I  Mechanics of Machines

Job Description

Main tasks

Main tasks:

  • Teaching, Learning & Assessment 
  • Student Evaluation 
  • Research
  • Administration 
  • Control and Organisation 
  • Community Service & Marketing

Inherent Criteria

Minimum qualification: 

  • A relevant Doctorate level degree (i.e. D Tech / D Eng / PhD in Mechanical Engineering at NQF 10 or equivalent)
  • At least four years' teaching / lecturing experience in the relevant subject field at senior undergraduate level (NQF level 7).
  • Evidence of research output, post-graduate supervision and presentations at national and international conference

Desired Qualification:

  • Five years or more of industrial experience.
  • Research and/or industry experience in any of the fields of structural analysis, material science, mechanics of materials, advanced manufacturing or additive manufacturing.
  • Experience in curriculum development at honours level (NQF 8).
  • Teaching / lecturing experience in the relevant subject field at postgraduate level Honours/Advanced Diploma or equivalent (NQF level 8)
  • Professional registration with ECSA


    Application Requirement

    Short letter of motivation and CV

    About Central University of Technology, Free State

    Central University of Technology, Free State or CUT is a University of Technology in Bloemfontein in the Free State province of South Africa. It was established in 1981 as "Technikon Free State".