Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer (Plant Physiology/Ecophy

Job Description

The University of KwaZulu-Natal is one of the top Universities in South Africa and in thetop 500 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,with strong national and international collaborative research linkages.In order to strengthen its teaching and research in plant physiology, the School seeksto appoint an academic with expertise in plant physiology / plant ecophysiology.S/he will be expected to contribute actively to teaching and research in this area ofspecialization. Preference will be given to those applicants whose researchcomplements and expands existing programs in the School and University, and havedemonstrated significant contributions to curriculum development.

Responsibilities + Skills

Demonstrated ability to attract external research fundsA current and sustained research record of publications in peer-reviewed in ISI/SAPSEaccredited journals appropriate for the level of appointment


A relevant PhD degree in Plant Physiology or Plant EcophysiologyExperience in teaching at tertiary level


Job Summary

  • Published on: Wednesday, 5th February 2020
  • Designation: Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer (Plant Physiology/Ecophysiology)
  • industry: Education
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, 5th February 2020

About the Company

  • 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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