11 Months Fixed Term Appointment

Job Description

The School of Nursing and Public Health wishes to appoint a sessional lecturer whowill co-convene two Master of Public Health modules (a. Research Methods andBioethics module b. Qualitative Research). The candidate will also be required to beinvolved in postgraduate student teaching and supervision on the Masters in PublicHealth.The academic title of the successful incumbent will be determined during theselection process in line with the University Senate-approved criteria for academicpromotions which is available on the HR Vacancies Website –http://vacancies.ukzn.ac.za/Home.aspx

Responsibilities + Skills

Experience in undergraduate and postgraduate student supervision;Strong qualitative research methodology skillsExperience in qualitative data analysis using appropriate softwareComputer literacy


A relevant Masters degree / equivalent public health qualification;


At least five years of research experienceAt least three years of teaching experienceExperience in postgraduate public health medicine teaching and programmes

Job Summary

  • Published on: Tuesday, 3rd March 2020
  • Designation: 11 months fixed term appointment
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, 3rd March 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: University of KwaZulu Natal.
  • Address:
  • Website: www.ukzn.ac.za
  • Company Profile:
  • The College of Humanities, the largest of UKZN’s four Colleges, is the home of critical thinking, social commentary and robust intellectual debate. It is aptly referred to as “The Soul of the University.”A complex and strategic College, the Humanities comprises six diverse, yet complementary Schools which are located across three of UKZN’s five campuses: Edgewood – situated in Pinetown; Howard College – situated in Durban; and Pietermaritzburg.The College of Humanities is committed to the University’s vision of advancing African scholarship and actively contributes to the intellectual development of the region and the world through teaching and learning, research, development and community engagement. It represents a significant repository on the continent, playing a critical role in the enhancement and promotion of arts, culture, social sciences and education.The College boasts vibrant research, teaching and learning units, many of which are internationally recognised.

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