Senior Lektoraat / Lektoraat: Chemiese Ingenieurswese / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer: Chemical Engineering

Country: South Africa;

City: Stellenbosch

Vacancy added: 29.08.2019

Employer: Stellenbosch University

Resumes due: 20.09.2019


The Department of Process Engineering offers an outstanding undergraduate programme in Chemical Engineering and undertakes innovative research in the areas of Bioresource Engineering,

Extractive Metallurgy, Separations Technology, Waste Valorisation, Water Technology and Process Monitoring. The Department wishes to appoint an academic who can contribute in one of these areas. A primary requirement for this appointment is proven academic excellence.

In line with the University and the Faculty Employment Equity Plan, only South African citizens from the designated groups will be considered for appointment.


  • Undergraduate teaching;
  • Research;
  • Postgraduate supervision;
  • Technology transfer to the industry and broader community.

Job Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering with an outstanding academic record from a reputable university, and accredited by ECSA for registration as a Professional Engineer;
  • Excellent written and verbal language skills in at least English, with a strong ability to communicate clearly and to teach the courses and modules of a typical undergraduate engineering programme;
  • Good interpersonal skills and high emotional intelligence;



  • A doctoral degree in chemical or metallurgical engineering.


Senior Lecturer

  • A doctoral degree in chemical or metallurgical engineering, with at least five peer-reviewed publications in the same field;
  • At least four years' post-doctoral experience with evidence of good teaching skills;
  • Ability to develop teaching material independently;
  • A proven ability to secure research funds and to lead research projects.


  • PhD in one of the core research areas of the Department.

How To Apply

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.

Apply online by using the "Apply Now" link.

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.


Enquiries regarding job content:Prof Hansie Knoetze on 021 808 4421, or at

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

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