A relevant Doctorate (NQF Level 10) with at least seven (7) years of lecturing experience at tertiary education level and/or 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 develop high-quality course materials and teach in at least three (3) of the following courses at both under-graduate and post-graduate levels: Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Thermofluids, Heat Transfer, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Power Plant Technology and Renewable Energy Systems. Competence to assume academic leadership, to establish professional networks and to maintain links with industry; Sound research profile including ten (10) peer-reviewed journals/books/conference proceedings and successful supervision of at least three (3) Master’s (research) students.