Job Description

The School of Built Environment and Development Studies is a multi-disciplinary researchand teaching School with Programmes in Population and Development Studies,Community Development, Architecture, Housing, and Planning. This School combinesundergraduate and post-graduate teaching, research and community engagement.The School seeks to appoint two lecturers for a fixed term position (commencing on July2018) to teach in the Population Studies Programme. The successful candidates will beexpected to lecture postgraduate modules at an appropriate level and contribute tothe academic functions of the discipline of population studies. Furthermore, the lecturerwill mentor students and contribute other services as instructed by the line manager.Lecturers are expected to establish themselves as experts in their field and should beactive as scholars (i.e. publish in peer reviewed journals and books; and to activelyparticipate in community engagements related to their discipline).

Responsibilities + Skills

Professional registration or eligibility for registration with PASA, UAPS and IUSSP;An emerging thought leader with an academic and research profile having


PhD in Population Studies or Demography;


Three years experience in lecturing in demography or population studies;Expertise in demographic techniques are a requirementmentorship/supervision experience in an industrial or research environment;

Job Summary

  • Published on: Tuesday, 10th March 2020
  • industry: Education
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, 10th March 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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