Sunday , February 5 2023

Jobs at UJ – Deputy Director

Website University of Johannesburg

Job Description:

The Deputy Director, reporting to the Director, will share responsibilities of strategic leadership, inter alia directing and shaping the future of JIAS. To this end, the Deputy Director should be of the highest scholarly calibre, with a research, ideation, and/or innovation portfolio, preferably in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering or Health Science.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in expanding the reach profile of JIAS in South Africa, on the African Continent, as well as globally
  • Support the Director in the management of JIAS and all of its activities
  • Resulting from building and strengthening of relationships, actively drive the financial self-sustainability goal of JIAS
  • Initiate, support, and contribute to the development of intellectual content for JIAS activities, further advancing JIAS nationally, regionally, and internationally
  • Serve as liaison between JIAS and important stakeholders in the academic and research community, the state, and other sectors in society including business

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to conduct and direct research, and communicate ideas to a range of stakeholders
  • A track record of successful postgraduate student and postdoctoral supervision
  • Preference will be given to applicants that work in Science, Technology, Engineering or Health Science fields
  • Professional networking and fundraising experience, and an ability to work productively with partners
  • A track record of successfully securing both national and international funding
  • A track record of leadership, governance, organisational management, administration, and financial management

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience in communications will be an added advantage.
  • A Doctoral qualification, with a substantive research portfolio or significant professional experience

Job Details:

Company: University of Johannesburg

Vacancy Type: Temporary

Job Functions: Education and Training

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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