Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer (Physics)

Job Description

The School offers a vibrant educational and research environment in Chemistry

and Physics. The South African Research Chair in Quantum Information Processing

and Communication hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal, funded by the

DST and administered by the NRF resides in the School. Currently, the research of

the Chair is focused around open quantum systems, quantum information

processing, cold atoms, and quantum optics.

Responsibilities + Skills


A current and sustained research record of publications in quality peer-reviewed ISI/SAPSE accredited journals, appropriate for the level appointmentSuccessful supervision of postgraduate research students (MSc and/or PhD) ina relevant field of study


A relevant Doctoral degreeExperience in teaching at a tertiary institutionDemonstrated ability to attract research funds

Job Summary

  • Published on: Wednesday, 25th December 2019
  • Designation: Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer (Physics)
  • industry: Education
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: not
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, 25th December 2019

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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