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Associate Professor | Senior Lecturer: Agricultural Economics (One post)

  • Full Time
  • Limpopo

University of Limpopo

University of Limpopo

Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer: Agricultural Economics (One post)

Qualification and requirements:

• PhD in the field Agricultural Economics •  At least more than five (5) years for Associate Professor/ five (5) years for Senior Lecturer relevant research, and teaching experience at tertiary institution(s) •  Ability to teach Mathematical Economics, Advanced Micro-Economics, Price Analysis and Agricultural Marketing and Agricultural Policy Analysis modules/courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels •  Evidence of postgraduate students (Honours, Master and PhD) supervision and publications in SAPSE journals. •  Evidence of the ability to establish the research collaborations and raise research funds • Evidence of community engagement activities in Agricultural economics related projects.

Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to: •  Teach the above-mentioned modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. •  Supervise postgraduate students on your own funded research projects •  Attend and read conference papers and publish in subsidy earning conference proceeding, journal and/or books. • Participate in departmental research and third stream income generating projects •  Develop a funded proposal for a community engagement project and participate in departmental existing projects •  Perform administrative and managerial duties as allocated by the Head of the Department.

Closing date: 15 March 2019

Typed application which should contain comprehensive curriculum vitae, certified copies of all qualifications and contact details of three referees, should be forwarded, for the attention of Ms L.S Ngoatje to the Chief Human Resources Officer, Private Bag X1106, Sovenga, 0727 or e-mail applications, in MS Word format, to Telephonic enquiries regarding conditions of service: (015) 268 3513 It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign obtained qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority. Please also note that failure to submit the requested documents/ information will result in your application not being considered.

The University of Limpopo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All appointments will be made in accordance with the University’s Employment Equity Plan. Preference Associate Professor will be given to Males (Africans, Indians and Coloureds), females (Africans and Coloureds) Senior Lecturer Males (Africans, Indians and Coloureds) females (Africans and Coloureds) Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Applicants who have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date must consider their applications as unsuccessful. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.