October 16, 2009

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg: Call for Applications

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

THE SUCCESSFUL APPOINTEE WOULD BE EXPECTED TO: Provide the academic vision and leadership required to enable the School to establish and maintain a position of excellence within the University and in the wider educational context; lead and manage the School in meeting its and the Faculty’s strategic goals; participate in University-wide decision-making processes towards achieving the University’s strategic goals; and raise external funding and support for special projects within the School.

The appointment will commence on 1 August 2010. The standard period of employment is 5 years after which the candidate may seek another term or be integrated into a senior teaching and research position in the School. If the appointee is an existing member of the permanent staff s/he will revert to her/his previous academic position. Remuneration will be appropriate to the seniority of the post and will be negotiated with the successful individual.

ENQUIRIES: Further information can be obtained from Professor Beatrys Lacquet, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment (telephone +27 11 717-7011/2 or e-mail [email protected]).

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TO APPLY: and for further information regarding selection procedures and conditions of employment, please send a letter of motivation, a CV with the names and contact details (telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of three referees, a copy the applicant’s Identity Document or Passport if not South African to:
Maxine Lewin, Human Resources Office, Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment, University of the Witwatersrand, Private Bag 3, Wits 2050, South Africa. E-mail [email protected]

Closing date: 31 October 2009

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