Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor (Ref: NTSTA)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Education sector in Grahamstown - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Thursday 18 April 2019
Job Description:

Client in the Higher Education sector is seeking the services of a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor for the DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS to join their team based in Grahamstown

Main job function

All academics are responsible for the dissemination of knowledge (teaching and learning), creation of knowledge (research) and community engagement, recognizing that there are differences in the execution of these responsibilities within the various departments and Faculties.  Academics are also expected to assume some administrative, management and/or leadership duties at the departmental, Faculty and/or University level.


At least a PhD in Statistical Sciences or Mathematics (but not in Operations Research / Applied Statistics / Demography / Decision Science / Analytics / Applied Mathematics*)

Experience in teaching/ability to teach (dependent on the academic level applied for) in the following disciplinary areas:

Mathematical Statistics (at undergraduate and postgraduate levels):

Multivariate Analysis

Generalized Linear Models

Bayesian Statistics

Financial Statistics

Stochastic Processes


Classification/Statistical Learning.

The Department of Statistics teaches mathematical statistics with emphasis on the development of the statistical theory and its subsequent application thereof and not necessarily the application of stats.


Engaging in curriculum development

Facilitation of learning

Assessment of learning

Evaluation of teaching

Support of students in their studies

Supervision of post-graduate students (where the person has the appropriate qualification to do this)

Assume leadership responsibilities as they related to teaching and learning 

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Nicole Thomas