College Research (6 Months Acting Appointment) - College Of

Job Description

The College of Health Sciences is calling for expression of interests from current

members of staff to an acting appointment against the position of Dean: College

Research. The duration of acting appointment is for a period of 6 (six) months or until

the post is filled, whichever is the earliest.

The Dean: College Research shall provide academic leadership and coordinate

research and postgraduate training in the College, aligned to the university research

agenda. S/he shall formalise collaboration across schools in the College and as a

member of the Research Strategy Group shall be responsible for developing policy

and ensuring consistent implementation of centrally agreed decisions and strategic


The incumbent reports to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of College as well

as liaises with the DVC: Research through a dotted line function and is responsible for

institutional level activities such as policy and strategy development and evaluation

Responsibilities + Skills


Relevant PhD/Doctoral degree;Professor/Associate Professor with experience in an academic/research


Evidence of Research specialist knowledge or leadership experience.Enquiries and details regarding this post, as well as requests for a job profile may be

Job Summary

  • Published on: Wednesday, 15th January 2020
  • Designation: College Research (6 Months Acting Appointment) - College of Health Sciences
  • industry: Education
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, 15th January 2020

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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