A Doctorate (NQF Level 10) in Industrial Engineering or a related qualification with at least seven years of lecturing experience at tertiary education level and/or industry experience or an equivalent combination of relevant professional experience. Excellent English communication skills (oral and written). Proven competence in successful sourcing of research or project funding from third-party sources, successful initiation, and management of research projects, curriculum development, and strong management/organisational and mentorship skills. Registered or registrable with the Engineering Council of Namibia or another similarly recognised relevant statutory professional body within the Southern African sub-region. Competence to teach at least three of the following courses: Advanced optimisation methods, Human factors engineering, Advanced Production & Operations Engineering, Reliability and Maintenance Engineering, Quality Engineering, Advanced Engineering Statistics, Stochastic Processes, Discrete Event Simulation, Advanced System Dynamics & Modelling, Healthcare Operations Research. Competence to assume academic leadership, to establish professional networks, and to maintain links with industry, as well as experience in developing postgraduate programmes. Sound research profile including ten peer-reviewed journals/books/conference proceedings and successful supervision of at least three Master’s (research) students.