Senior Lecturer (Microbiology)

Job Description

The University of KwaZulu-Natal is one of the top Universities in South Africa and in the top500 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 has an active Microbiology Programme with a strong research profile, and alarge and vibrant postgraduate research programme

Responsibilities + Skills

Enquiries and details regarding this post may be directed to the Dean and Head ofSchool, Prof Ade Olaniran on 031 260 7400 or email: to this post will be on the January 2018 Conditions of Service.The total remuneration package offered includes benefits.


Demonstrated ability to attract external research fundsSuccessful supervision of MSc and/or PhD students in a relevant field of study.This appointment will be made in line with the University Guidelines/benchmarks whichare available on the University vacancies website on


A PhD degree in Microbiology or an equivalent fieldExperience in teaching in a relevant field at a tertiary institution

Job Summary

  • Published on: Wednesday, 5th February 2020
  • Designation: Senior Lecturer (Microbiology)
  • 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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