The University of KwaZulu–Natal is one of the top Universities in South Africa and in the
top 500 Universities globally. The School of Life Sciences has a long-standing tradition in
research and teaching in Zoology, particularly in the areas of terrestrial vertebrate
ecology, physiology, behaviour and conservation, and hosts the DST/NRF South African
Research Chair Initiative (SARChI) Chair in Ecosystem Health and Biodiversity in KwaZulu-
Natal and the Eastern Cape.
Responsibilities + Skills
A current and sustained research record of publications in peer-reviewed ISI/SAPSEaccredited journals appropriate for the level of appointmentSuccessful supervision of postgraduate students (MSc and /or PhD) in a relevant fieldof study.
A PhD degree in Vertebrate Biology or an equivalent field
Experience in teaching at a tertiary institutionDemonstrated ability to attract external research funds