A Doctorate (NQF Level 10) in Informatics with at least seven years of lecturing experience at tertiary education level and/or industry experience or an equivalent combination of relevant professional experience in Informatics. 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 develop high-quality course materials and teach in at least three of the following courses at both under and post-graduate levels: IS Strategy and Governance, Ethics for Computing, IT Systems Security, Information Security Management and Assurance, Information Systems Audit and Critical Infrastructure Protection Digital Forensics. Competence to assume academic leadership, to establish professional networks, and to maintain links with industry, as well as experience in developing postgraduate programmes. Excellent research profile including twenty peer-reviewed publications such as journal articles and successful supervision of at least three Master’s and one Doctoral (research) students.