PROFESSOR/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/SENIOR LECTURER: DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
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Date Posted: 
Saturday, 31 March, 2018 - 23:30
Job Description: 

FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND AGRICULTURE

PROFESSOR/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/SENIOR LECTURER:  DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

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ALICE AND EAST LONDON CAMPUS - REF NO.: 1439

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Teach both Human Geography and Research Methodology at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • Initiate and supervise postgraduate students’ research and training in the Department and contribute to capacity building.
  • Write research grant proposals and conduct own research.
  • Assist with Departmental academic aspects such as course and curriculum development and assessment and review the Geography academic curriculum.
  • Publishing extensive in ISI accredited journals to further boost the Department’s outputs.
  • Participate in normal administrative duties necessary for the smooth running of the Department with the possibility of assuming the role of HOD.

 

 

Requirements: 

 

  • PhD in Human Geography or Geography related discipline.
  • Min. 5 years teaching/research and work experience in Geography with a bias in Human Geography.
  • Working experience with supervision at PhD level, Post Doc level and Research.
  • A proven track record in terms of the ability to initiate, lead and conduct relevant research including participation in collaborative research programmes as well as the ability to supervise junior scientists/staff members.
  • Evidence of publications in ISI journals and fundraising abilities for research/unit related activities. 
  • Ability to facilitate and coordinate practical excursions and geography field work.
  • Proficient knowledge of current developments in the field of Geography (for both teaching and research).
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • The ability and willingness to lecture at both Campuses and work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to function optimally in the various multilingual environments of the UFH.

 

How to Apply: 

 

To apply:  Interested applicants who meet the criteria are invited to: 

  • E-mail application with MOTIVATION LETTER CLEARLY INDICATING THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR, accompanied by a complete CV which must contain the contact details (email and telephone) of three referees, a certified copy of an identity document and a certified copy of your highest qualification to: recruit2@ufh.ac.za
  •  Applications must CLEARLY INDICATE THE REFERENCE NUMBER AND NAME OF THE POST APPLIED FOR ON THE SUBJECT LINE.  
  •  No faxes or walk-ins (hard copies) will be accepted.
  • Applicants are urged to ensure that their applications reach the Human Resources Department before the closing date.  Late applications will not be considered.
  • Failure to comply with the above directions will result in the application being disqualified.
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 15 April, 2018 - 23:30
FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND AGRICULTURE

PROFESSOR/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/SENIOR LECTURER:  DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

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ALICE AND EAST LONDON CAMPUS - REF NO.: 1439

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Teach both Human Geography and Research Methodology at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels." data-share-imageurl="">