Associate Professor/Senior Lecture

Job Description

The University of KwaZulu-Natal is one of the top Universities in South Africa and in the top500 Universities globally. The School of Life Sciences is well established with a strongresearch profile and has a large number of undergraduate and postgraduate students.The School offers a vibrant educational and research environment in Life Sciences, withstrong national and international collaborative research linkages.In order to strengthen its teaching and research in support of our BSc Honours qualificationin Forensic Genetics, the School seeks to appoint an academic with expertise in ForensicGenetics and/ or Populations Genetics. S/he will be expected to Ewill be given to thoseapplicants whose research complements and expands existing programs in the Schooland University, and have demonstrated significant contributions to curriculumdevelopment.The incumbent will report to the Academic Leader : Cellular Biology.Minimum Requirements:• A relevant PhD degree in Forensic Genetics or Populations Genetics• Experience in teaching at tertiary level• Demonstrated ability to attract external research funds• A current and sustained research record of publications in peer-reviewed in ISI/DoHETaccredited journals appropriate for the level of appointment• Successful supervision of postgraduate students (MSc and PhD) in a relevant field ofstudy.In addition to the above: Associate Professor• Successful supervision of postgraduate students including at least one PhD student.Applicants must indicate the level of post for which the UniversityGuidelines/benchmarks which are available on the University Vacancies website onhttp://vacancies.ukzn.ac.za/Academic-Process-Proc-Guides.aspxEnquiries and details regarding this post, may be directed to the Dean and Head ofSchool, Professor A Olaniran, (031) 260 7400 or email : olanirana@ukzn.ac.zaAppointment to this position will be on the January 2018 Conditions of Service.The total remuneration package offered includes benefits.The closing date for receipt of applications is 21 August 2020.Applicants are required to complete the relevant application from which is available onthe Vacancies website at www.ukzn.ac.za Applicants are requested to clearly indicatethe level they are applying for. Completed forms AND Curriculum Vitae may be sent torecruitment-aes@ukzn.ac.za. Advert Reference Number must be clearly stated in thesubject line.

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Education

Successful supervision of postgraduate students including at least one PhD student.Applicants must indicate the level of post for which the UniversityGuidelines/benchmarks which are available on the University Vacancies website onhttp://vacancies.ukzn.ac.za/Academic-Process-Proc-Guides.aspxEnquiries and details regarding this post,

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Job Summary

  • Published on: Friday, 25th September 2020
  • Designation: Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer
  • industry: Education
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: George
  • Salary: 0
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Friday, 25th September 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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