Job Description

The School of Built Environment and Development Studies seeks to appoint anAssociate Professor to teach, supervise, and provide academic leadership withinthe Disciplines of Development Studies. The successful candidates will beexpected to lecture postgraduate students; contribute to the academic andmanagement functions within the discipline and the School; to conduct andpublish research as well engage at the community level with partners in SouthAfrica and abroad.Minimum Requirements PhD in Development Studies or related field; 5 years’ experience in either tertiary teaching or relevant Mentorship/supervision experience in an industrial or researchenvironment; A nationally and internationally recognized thought leader with anacademic and research profile of note, having led and/or co-ledresearch projects as PI or Co-PI; Evidence of management and leadership experience in a tertiary orresearch institution setting; A current record of appropriate research as evidenced by publications inaccredited journals, books, and peer reviewed conference proceedings; Successful evidence of student supervision and extensive mentorship ofstudents in an industrial or research environment; Evidence of effective research in quantitative research methods. Evidence of national and international recognition as a research leaderand specialist in the following areas of development studies praxis: A quantitative methodology, Macro-economics, The informal sector, Social policy, International finance or public finance, Industrialisation, and Political economy.1Please note that short-listed candidates may be required to undertake askills test.The remuneration package offered includes benefits which are outlinedin the January 2018 Conditions of employmentApplicants are required to send an Application form, certified copies ofqualifications, cover letter and CV and providing evidence for, each ofthe minimum requirements and advantages as listed above. Theapplication form can be found at (Academic staff).Completed forms may be sent to Pleasestate the advert reference number in your subject line.This appointment will be made in line with the University guidelines/benchmarkswhich are available on the University Vacancies website on The closingdate is Sunday, 16 August 2020. Enquiries and details regarding this post, as wellas the request for the job profile may be directed to Ms Sphindile Mvuyana,email address:

Responsibilities + Skills


Industrialisation, and Political economy.1Please note that short-listed candidates may be required to undertake askills test.


Job Summary

  • Published on: Friday, 25th September 2020
  • industry: Finance
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: 0
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  • Application Deadline: Friday, 25th September 2020

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  • Company Name: University of KwaZulu Natal.
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  • 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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