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TUT Senior Lecturer Department of Building Sciences Pretoria Campus



TUT Senior Lecturer Department of Building Sciences Pretoria
  • Ref: 23/718b2

TUT Senior Lecturer Department of Building Sciences Pretoria. The Department of Building Sciences has a permanent position for a Senior Lecturer in the field of Quantity Surveying or Construction Management at the Pretoria Campus.

Applicants are required to submit together with the CVs,  Scoresheet, a standardized application form available from the university intranet as well as recently certified copies of qualifications and Identity Documents. Failure to comply with this instruction will disqualify the candidate. Further, note that candidates may be expected to make a presentation or undergo competency testing.

TUT Senior Lecturer Department of Building Sciences Pretoria

Minimum Requirements

  • Lecturing subjects in the structured taught Masters MBSC17
  • To present lectures and assessment of students in related subjects Quantity Surveying; Construction Management, Construction Economics (PrQS / PrPV / PrCM / PrCPM)
  • To be an active participant in the research activities of the department especially in the field of Process Instrumentation and Control.
  • Responsible for administrative task related to teaching and learning.
  • Lead quality teaching and learning with technology.
  • Participate in/ and or lead subject and curriculation committees.
  • Responsible for and provide leadership in compiling and maintaining quality study guides, laboratory guides, subject files and other Teaching and Learning material.
  • Participate in and lead departmental, faculty and institutional initiatives in collaboration with Technology Stations, Centres, Institutes and Research Niche Areas.
  • Liaise with industry on course and subject levels regarding curricula, visits, research and other interactions.
  • Responsible for independent research and innovation projects and associated funding.

Academic Qualifications

  • BSc Honours in CM/QS/ BTech CM/QS /MSc CM/QS/Project Management
  • PhD: Quantity Surveying; Construction Management, Construction Economics (PrQS / PrPV / PrCM / PrCPM)
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  • A minimum of five years teaching and/or research experience respectively.
  • Relevant Industry experience
  • Experienced in research, supervision and monitoring of post graduate students (Senior Lecturer position)
  • Experienced in teaching and familiar with different pedagogies in online teaching at a Tertiary institution
  • Experience with regards to management of academic affairs such as programme administration, curriculum development, assessment methods (formative and summative) and student affairs.
  • Experienced in administrative duties in an academic environment
  • Familiar with online teaching and learning platforms such a Brightspace, Moodle, Blackboard and D2Lor any other online teaching platforms will be an added advantage.

Registration with professional bodies

Registration with the South African Council for Quantity Surveying Profession (SACQSP) or the South African Council for Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP).

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Closing Date

  • 28 July 2023

Guideline Score Sheet for Senior Lecturer

This score sheet can be used as a guideline to determine whether a person has the potential to be considered for a Senior Lecturer. A minimum of 50% in at least categories 3, 4 and 5 is required.  A candidate with a total score of 50 points out of a possible 84 points can be considered for promotion to senior lecturer.


CATEGORY Weights Maximum score Score
1 Qualifications   4


A doctoral degree in the relevant field of study or a master’s degree and chartership as approved by Senate 3 3
Formal teaching qualification 1 1


  Membership: Academic/research association/ETQA, professional board/council

(1 point per membership to maximum of 3)


1 x 1





  Teaching (1 point per subject) 1 x 10



Curriculum development (1 point per subject)

1 x 4 4
  External examiner or moderator for HEI (1 point per subject) 1 x 5



Marker/examiner/moderator for professional bodies/exam committees (1 point per exam)


1 x 4



  Course /qualification coordinator (2 points per course/qualification)         2 x 2



Subject head/coordinator (1 point per subject)

1 x 5 5
  Section head (3 points) / HOD (5 points) 1 x 5




  Accredited journal articles as subsidised by DHET ( 3 points per article) co-author/ author 3 x 4



Non-accredited,peer reviewed journal articles (1 point per article)

1 x 3 3
  Conference proceedings and/or presentations at conferences (1 point per paper to a maximum of 5) 1 x 5 5


Other (artistic and innovation outputs, patents, books/chapters etc.) (1 point per output)


1 x 5



  Supervised/co-supervised master/doctorate (2 points per student) 2 x 4 8


Assessor/examiner: master/doctorate (2 points per assessment)

1 x 2 2



Participation in community projects (1 point per project) and/or

industry involvement

1 x 5 5

Awards/prizes/grants (1 point per award/prize/grant)

1 x 2 2




To qualify for promotion to Senior Lecturer

  • A candidate should obtain at least 50 points to be considered for promotion and
  • Candidate should obtain at least 50% in sections 3,4 and 5


Please complete scoresheet for the Senior Lecturer application. If we have not responded within a month of the closing date, you should regard your application as unsuccessful.

Correspondence will be entered into only with short-listed candidates. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment. Candidates will be required to undergo sychometric tests and any other simulation interventions.

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