A Doctorate (NQF Level 10) in Biomedical Sciences 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. Competence to develop high-quality course materials and teach at least three of the following courses at both under- and post-graduate levels: Clinical Chemistry, Immunology, Clinical Microbiology or Haematology. Competence to assume academic leadership, to establish professional networks, and to maintain links with industry, as well as experience in developing post-graduate programmes. Sound research profile including twenty peer-reviewed journals/books/conference proceedings and successful supervision of at least three Master’s and one Doctoral (research) students.