Position Summary

Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
Remuneration: Market Related
EE position: Open to all
Level: Skilled


The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a vibrant and cosmopolitan university, anchored in Africa and driven by a powerful strategy focused on attaining global excellence and stature (GES). With an emphasis on independent thinking, sustainable development, and strategic partnerships, UJ is an international university of choice. The University is guided by the Vice-Chancellor’s vision of “Positioning UJ in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) for societal impact in the context of the changing social, political, and economic fortunes of Africa”.

Job description

The Johannesburg Business School (JBS) has embraced the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) and repositioned itself to equip current and future leaders to deal with the digital transformation resonating throughout the world.
The digital revolution encompasses shifts in the mind-sets and paradigms and change management will be imperative as there is a blurring between the disciples of leadership, engineering and the creative arts globally. JBS is therefore established as a digital business school situated within a globally competitive university ready to address societal developmental needs.
Job Description:
You are invited to become part of the JBS journey, focusing on enabling and empowering people who want to grow and transform their future in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). Digital transformation is the integration of digital technology into all areas of business, fundamentally changing how you operate and deliver value to customers. A particular focus of the position is to examine the business implications of established and emerging digital technologies and practices in a super-diverse world.
The JBS wishes to appoint a Senior Lecturer with experience in strategy, operations and supply chain management, accounting, finance, AI technologies and its applications, related programming languages and software tools including in the following areas:
  • Design programmes for business school applications that contribute to the JBS vision
  • Teaching and supervising postgraduates’ studies on digital technologies or related fields
  • Conduct theoretical-conceptual and empirical research on the effects of digital transformation in a competitive and globalized world and generate high impact research papers
  • Develop international cooperation as well as engage with industry, and secure funding for research and development on impact of digital transformation on business, people, and society.
  • Drive development of industry relevant 4IR applications
  • Remain current on new AI techniques, methodologies, and protocols to provide training to stakeholders
  • Fulfil academic citizenship and leadership roles
  • Meaningful contributions through community engagement
  • Forge and maintain internal and external professional networks

Minimum requirements

  • Doctoral degree
  • Supervision, research and publications, and teaching experience on digital transformation or related topics
  • Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SME) experience (working in, or consulting with SMEs).
  • An excellent teaching portfolio at a reputable Higher Education Institution, able to teach large groups of 50 to 150 students, preferably in the business school context.
  • Excellence in postgraduate research supervision and publications
  • Ability to develop programme outcomes and module content at DPhil, MBA, PDBA and Executive Development Levels
  • Industry-related experience
Enquiries regarding the job content: Ms N Hayes on Tel: (011) 559-1774
Enquiries regarding remuneration & benefits: Mr Tumelo Thagane (HCM Business Partner) on Tel: (011) 559-3014


Your application, comprising of a detailed Curriculum Vitae as well as the names and full contact details (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at least three traceable and credible referees must be uploaded before or on the closing date of the advertised post. Please also attach the following: a copy of your highest academic qualification, proof of registration with professional bodies you might belong to and if applying for an academic position, a list of accredited research output and/ or a portfolio of your creative output.

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In conjunction to merit on the basis of qualifications, experience and proven achievements the University of Johannesburg is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and those individuals from the historically disadvantaged groups. As necessitated by operational requirements the University reserves the right not to make an appointment to positions advertised. If you have not received a response from the University within 8 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.


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