ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (DEVELOPMENT STUDIES)

Job Description

The School of Built Environment and Development Studies seeks toappoint an Associate Professor and a Lecturer to teach, supervise, andprovide academic leadership within the Disciplines of DevelopmentStudies. The successful candidates will be expected to lecturepostgraduate students; contribute to the academic and managementfunctions within the discipline and the School; to conduct and publishresearch as well engage at the community level with partners in SouthAfrica and abroad.A minimum requirement for an Associate Professor and Lecturer inDevelopment studies is a doctorate (i.e. PhD) in Development Studies orrelated field. The following are specific requirements for each of the posts:Minimum requirements : Associate Professor PhD in Development Studies or related field; 5 years’ experience in either tertiary teaching or relevantMentorship/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 tertiaryor research institution setting; A current record of appropriate research as evidenced bypublications in accredited journals, books, and peer reviewed

Responsibilities + Skills

Education

Evidence of national and international recognition as a researchleader and specialist in the following areas of development studies

Experience

Job Summary

  • Published on: Tuesday, 10th March 2020
  • Designation: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (DEVELOPMENT STUDIES)
  • industry: Education
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, 10th March 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: University of KwaZulu Natal.
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  • 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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