Job Description

The School offers a vibrant educational and research environment in Chemistryand Physics. The South African Research Chair in Quantum Information Processingand Communication hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal, funded by theDST and administered by the NRF resides in the School. Currently, the research ofthe Chair is focused around open quantum systems, quantum informationprocessing, cold atoms, and quantum optics.

Responsibilities + Skills

Successful supervision of postgraduate research students (MSc and/or PhD) ina relevant field of study


Demonstrated ability to attract research fundsA current and sustained research record of publications in quality peer-


A relevant Doctoral degreeExperience in teaching at a tertiary institution

Job Summary

  • Published on: Thursday, 23rd January 2020
  • Designation: Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer (Physics)
  • industry: Education
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Thursday, 23rd January 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: University of KwaZulu Natal.
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  • 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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