Lecturer NGAP (Computer Science)

Listing reference: ukzn_000170
Listing status: Under Review
Apply by: 22 September 2023
Position summary
Industry: Education & Training
Job category: University and Academy
Location: Durban
Contract: Permanent
Remuneration: Market Related
EE position: Yes
Introduction
The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) is committed to meeting the objectives of Employment Equity to improve representivity within the Institution. Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups in accordance with our Employment Equity Plan. COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE
Job description

Are you interested in becoming a researcher that contributes to the cutting edge of knowledge in the field of Computer Science? Are you inspired by facilitating the learning of others so that they can apply their knowledge back into the field of Computer Science, which deals with the sub-disciplines of computer systems organization, software and its engineering, theory of computation, artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer graphics, modelling and simulation, distributed and parallel computing and data science? Do you want to grow into an academic and researcher in this exciting field? Have you achieved a calculated average of 70% pass mark in your Masters degree?
If your answer is yes, then we would like to offer you an exciting opportunity, in collaboration with the Department of Higher Education’s New General Academic Programme, to join the University of KwaZulu–Natal and become part of our journey to becoming the premier University of African Scholarship. The successful candidate will be expected to register for a doctoral degree at UKZN and will be closely mentored to become an academic through a programme designed to assist with early career development.
 
The incumbent will report to the Academic Leader of Computer Science.
 

Minimum requirements

  • A Masters degree in Computer Science, with a pass mark of at least 70%
  • South African Citizen

The successful applicant will be expected to complete a PhD within 5 years from the date of assumption of duty.
A brief statement of motivation regarding the applicant’s aspiration to become an academic and a researcher must accompany the applications.

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