[SDI-Africa] job: Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in GIS/RS/GPS, Stellenbosch University
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Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Geographical Information Technology (Ref.
Geography & Environmental Studies
Geographical Information Technology (GIT)
APPLY ONLINE AT http://www.sun.ac.za/vacancies
The position below in Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing
(RS), Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and Digital Photogrammetry will be filled
to realise an exciting new initiative to position Stellenbosch University as the
market leader in GIT research application and teaching in South Africa and
This permanent position will be filled by a person with the necessary academic
profile, vision and leadership to act in a direction-determining fashion for the
planning of the discipline Geographical Information Technology (GIT) and its
research application in geographical sciences.
Duties: Academic leadership in GIT o academic programme development and
regeneration o undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in GIT o postgraduate
supervision in the application of GIT in human or environmental geographical
research o running a productive research programme in GIT application in
environmental studies, urban geography and tourism, and related human science
disciplines o publication of research results in accredited journals o securing
research funding o active participation in all departmental activities and
research projects o academic interaction with the community.
Requirements: Senior Lecturer - A doctorate in Geography, GIT or a related
discipline. Lecturer - Master's degree in Geography, GIT or a related
discipline. Senior Lecturer/Lecturer - An established academic profile in the
GIT and/or Geography environment o proven competence as lecturer, postgraduate
supervisor and administrator or proven ability as GIT specialist in the industry
o a proven record of research and scientific publications in GIT application o
sound communication and language skills in English.
Recommendations: A completed doctorate o professional qualifications in GIT
and/or experience in GIT application within appropriate disciplines o ability to
teach in Afrikaans and English o academic experience o a focus on
Commencement of duties: 1 September 2010 or as soon as possible thereafter
Closing date: 30 July 2010
Enquiries: Prof. Hannes van der Merwe on +27 21 808 3218
The University will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity
Plan, which acknowledges the need to diversify the demographic composition of
the staff corps, especially with regard to the appointment of suitable
candidates from the designated groups.
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.
A competitive remuneration package and excellent service benefits are attached
to this position. For further details, contact +27 21 808 2753.
Your application, comprising a comprehensive curriculum vitae (including the
names and contact details of at least two referees), must reach the University
before or on the closing date of the advertised post.
It is important that applicants request their referees to forward confidential
reports by the closing date to vacancies_academic at sun.ac.za.
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