University of Limpopo
University of Limpopo
Full Professor /Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer: Animal Breeding and Genetics (One post)
Qualification and requirements:
• PhD in quantitative genetics with strong qualities in statistical genetics or biostatistics • At least more than ten (10) years for Full Professor/ more than five (5) years for Associate Professor/ five (5) years for Senior Lecturer relevant research, and teaching experience at a tertiary institution(s) • Experience working with large scale genetic/genomics data and evaluation software is desirable • At least five scholarly publications in both local and international DHET-accredited journals, and membership of relevant professional bodies • Evidence of postgraduate students (Master and Ph.D.) supervision • Evidence of the ability to establish the research collaborations and raise research funds • Evidence of community engagement activities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidates 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 KJ Mojapelo 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 2800 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) Associate Professor will be given to Males (Africans, Indians, and Coloureds) females (Africans and Coloureds) Senior Lecturer 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