A Doctorate (NQF Level 10) in Informatics or Information Systems with at least six years of lecturing experience at tertiary education level and/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 the following courses: Data Science, Digital Government /e-government, IT Strategy, and Ethics for Computing. Competence to establish professional networks and to maintain links with the industry, as well as experience in developing academic programmes. A credible record of lecturing, peer-reviewed publications, community engagement, programme coordination, as well as supervision of research students at both under- and postgraduate levels.