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Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer High-energy Astrophysics P000886 (Re-advert)

Listing reference: nwu_002557

Listing status: Online

Apply by: 14 May 2024

Position summary

Industry: Education & Training

Job category: Others: Education and Training

Location: Potchefstroom

Contract: Permanent

Remuneration: Market RelatedThe annual total remuneration package will be commensurate with the level of appointment as advertised and in line with the NWU policy guidelines.Introduction

AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY AWAITS AT THE NORTH-WEST UNIVERSITY (POTCHEFSTROOM CAMPUS) WITHIN THE FACULTY OF NATURAL AND AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES, WITHIN THE CENTRE FOR SPACE RESEARCH, FOR AN ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/SENIOR LECTURER (HIGH-ENERGY ASTROPHYSICS) VACANCY, POSITION NUMBER: P000886, GRADED AT PEROMNES A6/A7. THE PURPOSE OF THE JOB IS TO PROVIDE RESEARCH AND POSTGRADUATE TEACHING DUTIES IN THE CENTRE FOR SPACE RESEARCH (CSR).

Job description KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: RESEARCH & INNOVATION
• Conduct and... supervise research projects as required
• Quality assurance and management of research outputs by staff and students
• Recommend and guide academic development and capacity building to improve research outputs and manage and coordinate research grants and NRF ratings
• Drive and grow international collaboration
• Conduct own research and publication and maintain academic scholarship
• Support engaged research in the faculty

TEACHING & LEARNING
• Teach postgraduate courses as required
• Uphold a high standard of teaching and learning
• Actively drive the development of current and new courses where needed
• Quality assurance and management of teaching outputs
• Drive and manage teaching and learning productivity and outputs
• Enable technology and new developments to enhance the offering of courses
• Manage and partake in student communication and support activities

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
• Participate in community engagement activities MANAGEMENT
• Develop, initiate and drive research proposals for external funding
• Embark on innovative independent initiatives to obtain funding, facilities and/or equipment to enable research output
• Collaborate and build effective relationships for successful delivery
• Participate in relevant management committees of the subject group

Minimum requirements A PhD (NQF 10) in Astrophysics / Astronomy.

A minimum of 3 years' (2 years for senior lecturer) teaching experience at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

A minimum of 3 years' (2 years for senior lecturer) postgraduate supervision and training experience.

A minimum of 5 years' (3 years for senior lecturer) experience as an active researcher.

ADDED ADVANTAGES: Proven track record of postgraduate student supervision.

Proven track record of successfully applying for research funding.

Leadership and outreach (community engagement) expertise.

Research interest and proven track record of research excellence in high-energy / multi-wavelength / multi-messenger astrophysics.

NRF rating would be ideal.

KEY FUNCTIONAL/ TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES Excellent problem-solving skills.

Excellent computer skills.

Knowledge of the higher education system.

Demonstrate language proficiency to function optimally in the multilingual environment of the NWU.

KEY BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: Sound interpersonal relationship skills

Excellent communication skills.

Team-oriented and reliable.Innovative, independent initiatives.

Willing to take on administrative and leadership duties.

Kindly take note: applications must be submitted online through the official nwu vacancy website.

Incomplete applications and those submitted through any other platform will not be considered.

The University subscribes to and applies the principles of Employment Equity (EE) Act and is committed to transformation. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the EE Act and NWU Employment Equity Plan.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.

If you are not contacted within two months from the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

ENQUIRIES REGARDING JOB CONTENT MAY BE DIRECTED TO: Prof Amare Abebe – 018 3892848

ENQUIRIES REGARDING RECRUITMENT PROCESS MAY BE DIRECTED TO: Ms. Tirhani Baloyi – ******

CLOSING DATE: 14 May 2024

PLANNED COMMENCEMENT OF DUTIES: As soon as possible

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