Job Details

  • Reference number: A057/A058
  • Province: Limpopo
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: May 31st

Background to Position

Department of Computer Science and Information Systems

Job Description

Senior Lecturer

  • PhD degree in Computer Science or any related discipline.
  • At least five years of teaching experience at tertiary institution or 7-years professional experience in the relevant field.
  • At least 5 publication in accredited, peer reviewed journals.


  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or any related discipline.
  • At least three years teaching experience at tertiary institution or 5 years professional experience in the relevant field.
  • Candidate must have sound knowledge in Software Engineering and a thorough knowledge of Computer Science in general and be a good programmer

Inherent Criteria

  • To teach at undergraduate and graduate level in areas allocated by the Head of Department and reviewed from time to time by the Head of Department.
  • To carry out research and produce publications, or other research outputs, in line with personal objectives agreed in the Staff review process.
  • To engage with the broader scholarly and professional communities.
  • To supervise or assist with supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate projects.
  • To contribute to the development, planning and implementation of a high-quality curriculum.
  • To assist in the development of learning materials, preparing schemes of work and maintaining records to monitor student progress, achievement and attendance.
  • To participate in departmental and faculty seminars aimed at sharing research outcomes and building interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside the department.
  • To participate in the development, administration and marking of exams and other assessments.
  • To maintain own continuing professional development.

Application Requirement

  • A letter of motivation.
  • A comprehensive CV.
  • An abridged CV.
  • Names and contact details for at least 3 referees.
  • Certified copies of matric and degree certificates and Identity Document.

About University of Venda

The University of Venda is a South African comprehensive rural-based institution, located in Thohoyou in Limpopo province. It was established in 1982 under the then Republic of Venda government.