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Professor: Information Technology

Nelson Mandela University


Post Code: 4292

Department: Information Technology

Campus: Port Elizabeth


South Africa, Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth

Core Job Purpose: To facilitate and administer the learning processes for students in modules presented by the Nelson Mandela University at Undergraduate level and Postgraduate level, to do Research, contribute to community engagement and to be involved in the core functions of the University.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Facilitate teaching and learning at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
  • Contribute to the creation of knowledge by virtue of postgraduate studies, publications and supervision.
  • Perform academic administration.
  • Participate in projects targeted at community service and engagement.

Core Competencies:

  • Sound knowledge is the theory and application of developments in Software Development on different platforms (mobile, web, open source, NET environment, Artificial Intelligence and/or game programming, Security, User Interfaces/experience.
  • Ability to facilitate learning at undergraduate and postgraduate level in software development and information systems.
  • Ability to actively engage in and supervise post graduate research.
  • Ability to synthesize information to design learning experiences.
  • Ability to communicate with a variety of audiences through various media.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Doctorate degree in Information Technology /Computing Sciences.
  • Proven credible research record including publications in accredited journals and conference proceedings.
  • Experience in Software Development I the NET environment.
  • At least 3 years relevant experience as associate professor.

Enquiries: Ms Fa-eeza Grimsel; tel. 041 504 3555 or via e-mail:

Closing date for all applications: 28 July 2019

Nelson Mandela University reserves the right not to make an appointment. In considering candidates for appointment into the advertised posts, preference will be accorded to persons from a designated group in accordance with the approved University’s Employment Equity Plan.