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Lecturer: Chemistry Education (1 Post)

  • Full Time
  • Limpopo

University of Limpopo

University of Limpopo

Lecturer: Chemistry Education (1 Post)


• A teaching qualification is a prerequisite. However, candidates without a teaching qualification must be willing to register and complete a teaching qualification such as the Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education to be considered for the post. The enrolment for the teaching qualification must occur within ONE YEAR of assuming duty. • Masters in Education (MEd) (Chemistry Education) or an equivalent qualification. •  At least three (3) years of teaching experience. • B.Sc Honours in Chemistry and DHET accredited journal articles will be an added advantage. •  Ability to provide supervision to postgraduate students. •  Strong leadership and good communication and interpersonal skills •  Experience in developing curricula, especially in Chemistry Education. • Have a valid driver’s license. Competencies: •  The applicant should be able to work as part of a team, and yet also take initiative in research projects and contribute to the development of programmes offered in the Department.


The incumbent will be required to: • Initiate and develop curriculum and course materials in Chemistry Education • Coordinate modules in Chemistry Education. • Contribute towards the Department’s transformational and strategic goals •  The preparation and delivery of lectures and seminars •  Conduct tutorials, demonstrations, workshops for students and staff. • Participate in academic administration such as attendance at departmental, school and /or faculty meetings •  Consultation, supervision and teaching of students at postgraduate and undergraduate level.

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 K.P Ngobeni to the Chief Human Resources Officer, Private Bag X1106, Sovenga, 0727 or email applications, in MS Word format, Telephonic enquiries regarding conditions of service: (015) 268 2857 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 will be given to Males (Africans, Indians, and Coloureds), females (Indians and Coloureds and Whites) 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.