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