Job Details

  • Reference number: WSU-BCC-FSET 05/2021/06
  • Province: Eastern Cape
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: May 18th

Background to Position

LOCATION: Walter Sisulu University- Buffalo City Campus 

The Lecturer will be responsible for teaching and mentoring students. The incumbent reports to the HOD in respect of the key performance areas listed hereunder. 

Job Description


  • Lecture Electrical Protection and Power systems up to B-Tech/ Advanced Diploma level
  • Supervise students Design and Industrial projects
  • Curriculum development of Power Engineering subject up to B-Tech/ Advanced Diploma
  • Initiate research, community engagement and seminar activities;
  • Participating in research paper publications;
  • Preparing course outlines and study guides for students and lecturers;
  • Performing and carrying delegated administrative duties of the department; 

Inherent Criteria

  • A Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current) OR
  • Honours or 4-year Bachelor’s degree or B-Tech degree plus registration with Engineering Council of South Africa [ECSA] in the Professional category.
  • Minimum of three (3) years teaching/lecturing or industry experience. 

Application Requirement

  • A letter of motivation.
  • A comprehensive CV.
  • An abridged CV.
  • Names and contact details for at least 3 referees.
  • Certified copies of required qualifications Ø detailed academic record
  • Identity Document 

Applications, which should contain a completed WSU application form obtainable at Human Resources Department,

Telephonic enquiries: (043) 708 5379 Ms N Mwanda

Closing Date: 28 May 2021 

About WSU

Walter Sisulu University was established on 1 July 2005 through a merger of the former Border Technikon, Eastern Cape Technikon and the University of Transkei. WSU is a comprehensive university established in terms of the Higher Education Act, 1997 (Act No. 101 of 1997), as amended. WSU has positioned itself as a gateway institution is improving access to higher education. As a developmental, comprehensive university, WSU offers students a wealth of academic choices, articulation and mobility across the qualifications ranging from certificates to diplomas, degrees and postgraduate studies. Strategically located within the Eastern Cape Province, WSU has a footprint of about 1,000 square kilometres across the urban and rural areas of the region. This provides the University with the platform to engage with the drivers of development so that an appropriate programme and research mix meets the needs of the region, province and the country. WSU focuses on quality academic, technological and career-orientated programmes that provide relevant skills for development in rural and urban areas, placing special emphasis on entrepreneurship.