SENIOR LECTURER/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/PROFESSOR: ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
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Date Posted: 
Friday, 18 May, 2018 - 12:00
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FACULTY OF SCIENCES AND AGRICULTURE

SENIOR LECTURER/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/PROFESSOR: ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY - ALICE CAMPUS

REF. NO. 546


 

The Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Agriculture is seeking the services of an individual committed to excellence in teaching, research and community outreach in the field of Organic chemistrywith research focus in natural products. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses in organic chemistry; supervise postgraduate students at MSc and PhD levels, conduct research, monitor and maintain organic chemistry research laboratory facilities


 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Organic chemistry including other related topic such as Natural product chemistry, environmental/analytical chemistry.
  • Supervise MSc and PhD students.
  • Attract research funding to support postgraduate student training and the conduct of community engagement activities.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary researches with colleagues in relates field.
  • Participate in the administration of the Department of Chemistry.

 

Requirements: 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • A PhD degree in Organic chemistry with specialisation in Natural Product Chemistry.
  • Ability to teach other modules in Organic chemistry.
  • Experience in teaching large class especially first year chemistry in analytical/organic/inorganic chemistry.
  • At least ten (10) years teaching and research experience at tertiary level for a Professor, eight (8) years for Associate Professor and five (5) years for Senior Lecturer
  • Sound knowledge of organic analytical procedures.
  • Research experience supported by a good publication record and the ability to attract research funding. Must have a minimum of 25 peer-reviewed ISI/SAPSE accredited journals in   natural product chemistry with specific emphasis on South Africa flora or indigenous plants.
  • NRF rated Scientist

 

How to Apply: 

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

1.    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

 

2.    Applications must CLEARLY INDICATE THE REFERENCE NUMBER AND NAME OF THE POST APPLIED FOR ON THE SUBJECT LINE.  

 

3.    No faxes or walk-ins (hard copies) will be accepted.

 

4.    Applicants are urged to ensure that their applications reach the Human Resources Department before the closing date.  Late applications will not be considered.

 

5.    Failure to comply with the above directions will result in the application being disqualified.

  

Note:   Correspondence will be conducted with short-listed candidates only. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from SAQA.

 

 

Included in the above remuneration is the company contribution to our compulsory pension fund, medical aid contributions, life cover and an optional annual bonus.

The University of Fort Hare is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Pursuant to complying with the Employment Equity Act No.55 of 1998, when appointing preference will be given to applicants from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic presentation of our workforce profile. 

The University reserves the right NOT to appoint  

 

For more information, contact Prof. OO Oyedeji on email: ooyedeji@ufh.ac.za

 

Closing Date: 
Friday, 1 June, 2018 - 23:45
FACULTY OF SCIENCES AND AGRICULTURE

SENIOR LECTURER/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/PROFESSOR: ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY - ALICE CAMPUS

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