University of Limpopo
University of Limpopo
Full Professor/ Associate Professor: Soil Science (One post)
Qualification and requirements:
• PhD in the field of Soil Science (Soil Chemistry and mineralogy). • At least more than ten (10) years for Full Professor or more than five (5) years for Associate Professor relevant research, and teaching experience at a tertiary institution(s). • Evidence of postgraduate supervision, at least 10 research publications in DHETaccredited journals, • Ability to successfully obtain research funding and involvement in community outreach. • Ability to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to: • Teach soil chemistry, mineralogy and fertility modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. • Mentor, advice, supervise undergraduate and/or postgraduate students and junior staff with regard to research activities, laboratory practice and/or academic projects. • Develop research niche/s for soil chemistry, soil mineralogy and soil fertility in the department and fundable research proposals for student training and support. • Sustain research publication in accredited journals. • Engage in community outreach programmes and/or on-farm research and departmental administration. • Perform any other duties/responsibilities that may be assigned by the Head of 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 Mrs R.M Thoabala to the Chief Human Resources Officer, Private Bag X1106, Sovenga, 0727 or email applications, in MS Word format, to firstname.lastname@example.org Telephonic enquiries regarding conditions of service: (015) 268 2488 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 Professor will be given to Males (Africans, Indians, and Coloureds), females (Africans, and Coloureds) for Associate Professor will be given to 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.