Job Description

Are you interested in becoming a researcher that contributes to the cutting edge of
knowledge in the field of Agricultural/Bioresources Engineering? Are you inspired by
facilitating the learning of others so that they can apply their knowledge back into the
field of Agricultural/Bioresources Engineering which connects the living world of plants,
soil, water and animals with the technology of engineering, i.e. systems, structures and

Are you excited by being able to contribute to developing communities in the field of
Agricultural/Bioresources Engineering? Do you want to grow into an academic and
researcher in this exciting field. If you answer is yes, then we would like to offer you an
exciting opportunity, in collaboration with the Department of Higher Education’s New
General Academic Programme, to join the University of KwaZulu–Natal and become
part of our journey to becoming the premier University of African Scholarship. The
successful candidate will be expected to register for doctoral degree at UKZN and will
be closely mentored to becoming an academic through a developmental
programme and with early career development.

The incumbent will report to the Academic Leader of the Agricultural and Civil
Engineering, Land Surveying and Property Development Cluster.

Responsibilities + Skills

A brief statement of motivation regarding the applicants aspiration to become anacademic and a researcher must accompany the applications.


A BSc Engineering or B. Engineering degree in a relevant fieldA Masters degree in an appropriate areaSouth African Citizen


Job Summary

  • Published on: Wednesday, 15th January 2020
  • 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.
  • Address:
  • Website: www.ukzn.ac.za
  • 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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