Sunday , January 29 2023

Vacancies at University of Johannesburg – Senior Lecturer/Lecturer

Website University of Johannesburg

Job Description:

The University of Johannesburg invites suitably qualified individuals to apply for the position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Five-Year Fixed-Term Contract Position).

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 applicants for this post is expected to support our Econometrics programme by performing full academic duties that include teaching, postgraduate supervision, and research.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Have strong knowledge of the fields of applied spatial econometrics.
  • Have strong knowledge of the fields of spatial statistics.
  • Have strong knowledge of other methods in regional sciences (geographically weighted regressions) and hierarchical regressions
  • Be able to lecture and supervise Master’s/PhD students, especially in the field of spatial econometrics, geographically weighted regressions and hierarchical regressions.
  • Be able to conduct and publish high-quality research.

Job Requirements:

  • A minimum requirement of a relevant PhD degree (NQF 10 level) with strong quantitative background.
  • Sound knowledge of spatial statistics, Mathematics and Advanced Econometrics (such as spatial econometrics, geographically weighted regressions, hierarchical regressions) 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 working knowledge of advanced mathematics/statistics and different econometrics packages such as R, MATLAB, Geoda, and QGIS.
  • 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, especially on Masters and PhD level.
  • Proven knowledge and experience in both Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methodologies at postgraduate level.
  • Proven ability to think critically, analytically, and laterally across disciplines and sectors (transdisciplinary).
  • Fluent in written and oral English communication.
  • A minimum requirement of a relevant Master’s degree (NQF 9 level) with strong quantitative background.
  • Sound knowledge of spatial statistics, Mathematics and Advanced Econometrics (such as spatial econometrics, geographically weighted regressions, hierarchical regressions) at postgraduate level.
  • Appropriate teaching and practical experience, proven research ability.
  • The ability to publish research findings in high-ranked accredited/peer-reviewed journals.
  • Strong working knowledge of advanced mathematics/statistics and different econometrics packages such as R, MATLAB, Geoda, and QGIS.
  • The candidate must be willing to teach in other areas of economics when required.
  • 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 software packages in the fields of spatial statistics, spatial econometrics, other methods in regional sciences and hierarchical regressions (R, MATLAB, Geoda, and QGIS).
  • The ability to publish in high-impact journals.
  • The ability to supervise graduate students.

Job Details:

Company: University of Johannesburg

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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