Job Details

  • Reference number: UnitRef 46
  • Province: Free State
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: January 24th
  • Remuneration package: Minimum salary scale R 824 714 per annum (Total Cost to Company) (2023 Salary Scales to be determined)

Background to Position

Main purpose of the job:

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

Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and information Technology

Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering │ Ref 46

Job Description

Main tasks:

1. Teaching, Learning & Assessment

2. Student Evaluation

3. Research

4. Administration

5. Control and Organisation

6. Community Service & Marketing

Inherent Criteria

Minimum Qualification/ Knowledge and/or Experience:

•   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 conferences

Desired Qualification, Knowledge and/or Experience:

•  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

Subject fields:

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

Application Requirement

To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file:

  • Cover letter, and
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line. An application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and will be required to undergo assessments.


Please email your CV to

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".