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Senior Lecturer: Computer Science

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Date Added 29 Oct 2019
Expiry Date 26 Nov 2019
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Stellenbosch University

Western Cape

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Stellenbosch University

Mathematical Science

Senior Lecturer: Computer Science
(Ref. NW08/274/1019)

The Mathematical Sciences Department is responsible for teaching and research in computer science, applied mathematics and mathematics at Stellenbosch University. The Computer Science Division aims to strengthen its existing research groups in machine learning and data science, artificial intelligence, automata theory, software engineering, and program analysis and verification, and is therefore keen to appoint a Senior Lecturer with a research background and publication record in these or closely related areas such as databases or programming languages. (More information about the Division is available on our webpage, at http://www.cs.sun.ac.za).
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- Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate Computer Science modules;
- Research and publication in one or more of the Division’s research focus areas;
- Supervision of postgraduate students;
- Administrative roles on a rotational basis.


- PhD in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or in a related field with a thesis topic in Computer Science or Data Science;
- Strong, growing academic publication record in recognised journals or conference proceedings, appropriate to the level of the position;
- Strong research background in (or closely related to) at least one of the Division’s research focus areas;
- Lecturing experience in Computer Science on tertiary level;
- Supervision experience of postgraduate students, appropriate to the level of the position; and
- Demonstrable excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.


- Successful postgraduate supervision on MSc and PhD level;
- Existing international research network;
- Existing current NRF rating; and
- Proof of existing financial research grants.

Commencement of duties: 1 January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter

Closing date: 31 October 2019

Enquiries regarding this post: Prof. B Fischer on 021 808 2527, or at head@cs.sun.ac.za

Enquiries regarding remuneration/benefits as well as technical assistance with the electronic application process: Human Resources Client Services Centre on 021 808 2753

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.

Your application, comprising a comprehensive curriculum vitae (including the names and e-mail address of at least three referees), must reach the University before or on the closing date of the advertised post.

The University reserves the right to investigate qualifications and conduct background checks on all candidates.

Should no feedback be received from the University within six weeks of the closing date, kindly accept that your application did not succeed.