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DUT is Recruiting for X4 Exciting Professor Positions – Apply before January 31!

The Durban University of Technology (DUT) is hiring  for skilled individuals to join its academic team in South Africa. Exciting opportunities are available for the positions of Professor, Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer, and Head of Department in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. If you’re interested, make sure to apply before January 31, 2024.

A mandatory requirement for all positions is a Ph.D. or Doctorate in any Maritime field of study. To apply for these exciting roles, please read the detailed job descriptions below and submit your application before the deadline to become an integral part of the DUT team.


Job Vacancy: Professor / Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer & Head Of Department

Institution: Durban University Of Technology

Closing Date: 31 January 2024

Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Job Type: Permanent

Division: Faculty of Applied Sciences

Business Unit: Maritime Studies

Company Primary Industry: Education Management

Job Functional Area: Education

Full Professor

Minimum Requirements:

  • PhD/Doctorate in any Maritime field of study with a minimum of 10 years teaching experience.
  • Sustained research track record in accredited journals.
  • Track record of postgraduate supervision and leadership of research groups.
  • Sustained track record of external funding.
  • Evidence of collaborative linkages.
  • Evidence of external engagement.

Summary of Duties:

  • Teach Maritime subjects at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • Supervise postgraduate students.
  • Coordinate academic and research programs in Maritime.
  • Participate in community engagement projects.

Associate Professor

Minimum Requirements:

  • PhD/Doctorate in any Maritime field of study.
  • At least 7 years of teaching/professional experience.
  • Evidence of publication track record in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Evidence of completed postgraduate supervision.
  • Good communication and lecturing skills.
  • Passion for teaching and research.
  • Registrable as a professional.
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Summary of Duties:

  • Teach Maritime subjects at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • Supervise postgraduate projects and students.
  • Develop learning material for various courses.
  • Actively engage in research and research activities.
  • Participate in industrial projects.
  • Knowledge of online learning software (e.g., Moodle, MS Teams).
  • Participate in community engagement projects.
  • Assist with administrative duties as delegated.

Senior Lecturer

Minimum Requirements:

  • Doctorate in any Maritime field of study.
  • At least 5 years teaching/industry experience.
  • Evidence of at least two DHET accredited publications and two postgraduate supervisions.
  • Additional Recommendations: Dynamic teaching and learning approach, including knowledge of e-learning methods.

Summary of Duties:

  • Conduct lectures and assessments.
  • Contribute/lead curriculum design in Maritime studies.
  • Research supervision.

Head of Department (5-year term, renewable based on performance)

Minimum Requirements:

  • PhD in the relevant discipline.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in higher education and academic leadership.
  • Scholarship leadership and scholarship.

Summary of Duties:

  • Deal with student queries and complaints.
  • Manage and supervise staff, including workload allocation and leave approval.
  • Enhance staff relations and build a student-centered department team.
  • Attend to matters like study leave, grievances, disputes, training & development.
  • Appointment of part-time and replacement staff.
  • Program and project budgeting.
  • Enhance faculty projects (e.g., postgraduate recruitment and supervision, Siyaphumelela, FYSE, Orientation, and Graduation).
  • Provide leadership in Teaching & Learning and Research.

Enquiries: [email protected]

How to Apply:  If you’re interested in any of the positions and have reviewed the requirements clearly, then apply online through the link provided below. Fill out your necessary information, upload your CV and review your application before submitting.

Apply Online For the Positions at DUT

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