Telkom Chair/Professor in Digital Business at University of the Witwatersrand

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20 Jun, 2016

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Academic Area

Digital Business

The Wits Business School (WBS) is internationally recognised and accredited. It has spearheaded innovation, teaching and research excellence in South African and African business for over 45 years. The school of based in the economic hub of South Africa and is in easy proximity of the country’s most vibrant cities. Our faculty come from 12 different countries, are predominantly African, but are also from the US, UK, Holland and Germany. 95% of our full time faculty are PhD qualified, and the majority of our full professors are NRF rated researchers.

We have around 1400 postgraduate students each year and significantly more executive education delegates. The school is at the centre of regular media events and topical debates showcasing opinion leadership from both business and academia.

“In accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups, as defined in the Employment Equity Act, 55 of 1998 and subsequent amendments thereto”

Brief Description

WBS academics work exclusively with postgraduate students and senior executives. They deliver highly-rated learning, higher degree supervision, accredited research, and opinion leadership on business critical issues.

WBS values both academic AND business leadership credentials.

This post is full time and based in Johannesburg. The Chair is fully funded by Telkom and both the salary and the related research support is highly competitive in order to attract world class candidates. The initial contract and funding runs for 5 years.

Minimum academic requirements

Full Professor: A PhD in a relevant field of study plus a substantial related publications track record. R esearch to be international ISI/IBSS-rated journals and equivalent academic books and/or book chapters. A track record of media engagement, sector involvement, entrepreneurship and research fundraising (e.g. named fund holder) and leadership will be a distinct advantage.

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