University of Limpopo
University of Limpopo
Lecturer: Plant Breeding and Genetics (One post)
Qualification and requirements:
• A Master’s degree in plant breeding and genetics with traceable knowledge in plant genetic engineering • Must have at least two (02) year teaching experience at a University or comparable institution. • Ability to teach plant breeding and genetics, biometry/statistics and plant propagation modules at undergraduate and honors level. • Evidence of at least two (02) publication in peer-reviewed DHET-accredited journals • Evidence of national or international conferences/congresses attendance and presentation of oral papers • Proven ability to supervise research projects at the Honours level. • Evidence of community engagement activities • Applicants who have registered for a Ph.D. has an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to: • Teach modules in plant breeding and genetics, biometry/statistics and plant propagation modules/courses at undergraduate and honors level • Prepare and develop learning and assessment materials. • Undertake individual research or in collaboration with colleagues within or outside the Department • Supervise research project of an honors student in the Department • Undertake community outreach activities as part of the University mandate • 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 Ms KJ Mojapelo to the Chief Human Resources Officer, Private Bag X1106, Sovenga, 0727 or email applications, in MS Word format, to email@example.com 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 will be given to Males (Africans, Indians, and Coloureds), females (Indians, Whites, 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.