A Doctorate (NQF Level 10) in Informatics or related fields of studies, with at least six (6) years of lecturing experience at
tertiary education level and industry experience or an equivalent combination of relevant professional experience. Excellent
English communication skills (oral and written). Proven competence in successful sourcing of research or project funding
from third party sources, successful initiation and management of research projects, curriculum development, and strong
management/organisational and mentorship skills. Competence to teach at least three of the following courses: Artificial
Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Analytics Optimisation, Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Advanced Statistics and Probability, Ethics for Computing. Competence to establish professional networks and to maintain links with the industry, as well as experience in developing postgraduate programmes, strong management skills and a proven record of raising substantial research funding. A credible record of lecturing, peer-reviewed publications, community engagement, programme coordination, as well as supervision of students (research) at both under- and post-graduate levels will be an advantage.