Thursday , April 25 2024

UJ Jobs – Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer

Website University of Johannesburg

Job Description:

The University of Johannesburg invites suitably qualified individuals to apply for the position of Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in the School of Economics.

The School of Economics is one of six schools within the College of Business & Economics (CBE). The core activity of the School of Economics is to train economists in various fields of economics (financial engineering, industrial policy, development economics, local government economics, econometrics, competition & regulation economics, environmental economics, and trade economics).

The successful candidate for this post is expected to support our Development Economics programme by performing full academic duties that include teaching, postgraduate supervision, and research.

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Have strong knowledge of the fields of Economic theories and Quantitative technics applicable to sustainable development issues.
  • Be able to lecture and supervise Master’s/PhD students in Economics, based on current and/or past experience at similar levels.
  • Be able to conduct and publish high-quality research.

Job Requirements:

  • A minimum requirement of a relevant PhD degree with strong quantitative background.
  • Sound knowledge of Economic theories, Mathematics and Advanced Econometrics for development, at postgraduate level.
  • Appropriate teaching and practical experience, proven research ability.
  • Five to ten years’ experience in lecturing at a Higher Education Institution.
  • The ability to publish research findings in high-ranked accredited/peer-reviewed journals is the most important requirement for the position.
  • The candidate must be willing to teach in other areas of economics when required.
  • An excellent record of recent and relevant academic publications.
  • Experience in supervising postgraduate students at PhD and master’s level.
  • Proven knowledge and experience in Research Methodologies relevant to the Economics discipline at postgraduate level.
  • Proven ability to think critically, analytically, and laterally across disciplines and sectors (transdisciplinary).
  • Fluent in written and oral English communication.
  • Strong knowledge of advanced mathematics/statistics and different econometrics packages (Eviews, MATLAB, R, Stata).
  • Please note that UJ’s promotion criteria will be applied when shortlisting applicants for this post.
  • A minimum requirement of a relevant PhD degree with strong quantitative background.
  • Sound knowledge of Economic theories, Mathematics and Advanced Econometrics for development, at postgraduate level.
  • Appropriate teaching and practical experience, proven research ability.
  • The ability to publish research findings in high-ranked accredited/peer-reviewed journals is the most important requirement for the position.
  • Strong knowledge of advanced mathematics/statistics and different econometrics packages (Eviews, MATLAB, R, Stata).
  • The candidate must be willing to teach in other areas of economics when required.
  • An excellent record of relevant academic publications.
  • Experience in supervising postgraduate students. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the supervision of Master’s and PhD students.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communications skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to collaborate with colleagues.
  • Good planning and organisational skills.
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office package.
  • Working knowledge of soft-ware packages in the fields of statistics and econometrics.
  • The ability to publish in high-impact journals.

Job Details:

Company: University of Johannesburg

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg

Application Deadline: N/A

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