Lecturer: Chemical Engineering

Stellenbosch University, South Africa - Department of Process Engineering

The Department of Process Engineering offers an outstanding undergraduate programme in Chemical Engineering and undertakes innovative research in the areas of Bioresource Engineering, Extractive Metallurgy, Separations Technology, Waste Valorisation and Water Technology. The Department wishes to appoint an academic who can provide a strong contribution to the Separations Technology group.


  • Undergraduate teaching;
  • Research and postgraduate supervision;
  • Technology transfer to the industry and broader community.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering with an excellent academic record from a reputable university;
  • a PhD in Chemical Engineering and proven early research career with publications in international journals and involvement in the supervision of research projects;
  • experience in lecturing chemical engineering modules at undergraduate level within the relevant field of specialisation;
  • research experience in separations technology;
  • excellent language skills (written and verbal) in either English or Afrikaans, with an acceptable ability to understand the other language.

Commencement of duties: 1 July 2018
Closing date: 3 April 2018
Enquiries regarding this post: Prof Steven Bradshaw on 021 808 4493
Enquiries regarding remuneration/benefits as well as technical assistance with the electronic application process: Human Resources Client Services Centre on 021 808 2753

The University will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity Plan, which acknowledges the need to diversify the demographic composition of the staff corps, especially with regard to the appointment of suitable candidates from the designated groups

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Your application, comprising a comprehensive curriculum vitae (including the names and e-mail address of at least three referees), must reach the University before or on the closing date of the advertised post.

Apply online at www.sun.ac.za/english/careers

The University reserves the right to investigate qualifications and conduct background checks on all candidates.

Should no feedback be received from the University within six weeks of the closing date, kindly accept that your application did not succeed.

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