Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (Animal Cell Biology/Biotechnology)

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 offers a vibrant educational and research environment in Life Sciences, withstrong national and international collaborative research linkages.In order to strengthen its teaching and research capabilities in the area of Cellular Biology,the School seeks to appoint an academic with expertise in Eukaryotic Cellular Biology(structure and function) and Animal Biotechnology. S/he will be expected to contributeactively to teaching and research in his/her area of specialization. Preference will begiven to those applicants whose research complements and expands existing programsin the School and University.

Responsibilities + Skills

Demonstrated ability to attract external research fundsA current and sustained research record of publications in peer-reviewed in ISI/DoHETaccredited journals appropriate for the level.



A relevant PhD degree in Animal Cell Biology / BiotechnologyExperience in teaching at a tertiary institution

Job Summary

  • Published on: Wednesday, 5th February 2020
  • Designation: Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (Animal Cell Biology/Biotechnology)
  • 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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