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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in the Department of Anthropology

Rhodes University

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in the Department of Anthropology

Academic, Eastern Cape Grahamstown

R R567, 661 – R R937, 650 per annum

Recognising that diversity is important in achieving excellence, Rhodes University especially encourages South African members of underrepresented designated groups to apply. Spouses and Partners of existing staff members are also encouraged to apply.

Please note that this appointment will be made in line with the requirements of the Employment Equity Act of RSA and the University’s recruitment and selection policies and equity strategies. The initial focus will be on equity candidates.

In terms of Immigration Legislation (Act No. 13 of 2002 & Regulations), international staff members (non-SA citizens) have to comply with the provisions of the Act. This therefore means that the period of employment to non-SA citizens will be guided by the validity period of the work permit.  In line with legislation governing employment of foreign nationals, employment contracts will be offered on the basis that a development plan would be implemented for the transfer of skills to a South African resident. The onus is on candidates to ensure that they are in possession of a valid work permit before the commencement of employment at the University, failing which the employment with Rhodes University will be terminated.

Requirements:

Candidates should have a PhD in Anthropology or closely related field. Evidence of successfully supervised students to completion is required. Experience in teaching and research in some of the following disciplinary areas is required: biological anthropology with a knowledge in genetics.

In addition, evidence of empirical research in the field resulting in successful output is required.

Professor

A PhD in Anthropology or closely related field. A record of book publications and articles in academically refereed international journals, extensive teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, evidence of sustained record of supervision at the PhD level, as well as, responsible administrative experience in the academic field are required. NRF rating will be an advantage.

Associate Professor

A PhD in Anthropology or closely related field. A record of book publications and articles in academically refereed international journals, considerable teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, a sustained record of supervision at the PhD level, as well as, responsible administrative experience in the academic field are required. NRF rating will be an advantage.

Senior Lecturer

A PhD in Anthropology or closely related field. A credible record of publications in academically refereed international journals, extensive teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, evidence of research supervision of Master’s degree students, as well as administrative experience in the academic field are required.

Lecturer

A PhD in Anthropology or closely related field with teaching experience. Ability to teach in the following disciplinary areas: biological anthropology with a knowledge in genetics. Evidence of research supervision required

For additional information on the requirements, please refer to the Academic Role Profile.

VERY IMPORTANT: The system DOES NOT allow for multiple attachments. This means that candidates should submit all the documentation as one attachment for each application i.e. An application form, a letter of motivation (which clearly indicates the level they are applying for and interest in the post), a comprehensive CV and relevant qualifications, including academic transcripts.

If you have any questions or experiencing challenges on the system, please contact Ms Ntosh Gongqa on 046 603 8616 or jobs-red@ru.ac.za

IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES READ THE ROLE PROFILE AND FURTHER PARTICULARS RELATING TO THIS POST, AND ENSURE THAT ALL RELEVANT DOCUMENTATION IS SUBMITTED.

Failure to submit such documentation will result in an application not being considered. Please examine the following documents:

The selection process that will be followed for this post including dates of short-listing, the interview etc, is contained in the document above.  The Full Minimum Requirements against which candidates are to be measured are outlined in the requirements document.

Remuneration

Professor Level:

Basic salary Pension/Provident fund:  R732, 743 per annum

Approximate cost to company: R937, 650 per annum

Associate Professor Level:

Basic salary Pension/Provident fund:  R623, 306 per annum

Approximate cost to company: R802, 254 per annum

Senior Lecturer Level:

Basic salary Pension/Provident fund: R523, 726 per annum:

Approximate cost to company: R679, 055 per annum

Lecturer level:

Basic salary Pension/Provident fund: R433, 689

Approximate cost to company: R567, 661

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. This position is advertised as a permanent post, but the University may opt to appoint on a fixed-term contract of not less than three years. The University reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of the post. An application in itself does not entitle the applicant to an interview.  Please apply online by accessing the Rhodes University Website.

Closing Date:  18 March 2019

If you are not contacted within 30 days from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful

Other Benefits: Basic salary Pension/Provident fund, medical aid

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