Jci Chair in Mineral Resources And Reserves University of the Witwatersrand, School of Mining Engineering South Africa

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The School of Mining Engineering at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, is an internationally recognised Mining School, with about 600 and 200 registered undergraduate and postgraduate students, respectively. About 15% of the students are international students. 

The University is seeking a suitably qualified person to fill the position of Professor for the JCI Chair in Mineral Resources and Reserves. 

The School of Mining Engineering provides quality education towards the Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering. It also has a particularly strong postgraduate coursework programme including courses on the evaluation of mineral resources and mineral reserves. 

The School has an active Mineral Resources and Reserves Evaluation Research Programme. The research programme has both full-time and part-time research students. The part-time students generally are working full-time in the mining industry and often carry out research relevant to their employer organisations.


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Qualifications and Experience: An earned doctoral degree in the field of mineral resources and reserves evaluation; professional registration or eligibility for professional registration; suitable teaching experience; a good publications track record; high national and/or international standing in the area of mineral resources and reserves evaluation.


Duties: Contribute to the development of the professional discipline; lecturing at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; conduct research and supervise postgraduate students; fund-raise to sustain the Chair’s research activities; contribute to the administrative functioning of the School and perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School. 

Remuneration: A competitive university package with excellent benefits are offered, commensurate with the level of appointment.


Enquiries: Professor Cuthbert Musingwini, Head of the School of Mining Engineering, Tel no. +27 11 717 7412; Fax no. +27 11 339-8295; E-mail: Cuthbert.Musingwini@wits.ac.za


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To apply: Submit a covering letter of motivation, a detailed CV with names, current e-mail addresses and contact numbers of 3 referees, certified copies of qualifications, academic transcripts and South African ID (copy of Passport if not a South African Citizen). External applicants are invited to apply by registering on the Wits i-Recruitment platform located at https://irec.wits.ac.za. Internal employees may apply directly on Oracle Self–Service on the Wits Intranet by selecting “Apply for a job”.


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