Job Details

  • Reference number: WSU-BCC-FSET 05/2021/04
  • Province: Eastern Cape
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: May 18th

Background to Position

The Senior Lecturer will be responsible for teaching and mentoring students, as well as conducting transport – related research in the unit. The incumbent reports to the HOD in respect of the key performance areas listed hereunder. 

Job Description

  • Offer tuition to students on Transportation Engineering courses as offered by the department of Civil Engineering.
  • 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 PhD/Doctorate qualification in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum of five (5) years teaching/lecturing or industry experience with specific focus in transportation engineering.
  • A steady publication record of quality transportation engineering research outputs through accredited and/or internationally recognised research journals / conference proceedings.
  • Proven or demonstrated track record of supervising postgraduate students 

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
  • 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.