Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in Plant Ecology/Ecophysiology

Job Detail

  • Qualifications phd
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Reference NS.05.3
  • Centre Johannesburg, ZA
  • Where to submit application
    Applications: Submit a cover letter accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, indicating research experience, a brief teaching and research proposal, certified copies of all educational qualifications and identity document, and the names and email addresses of 3 referees. To apply: External applicants are invited to apply by registering their profile on the Wits iRecruitment platform located at https://irec.wits.ac.za and submitting applications. Internal applicants are invited to apply directly on Oracle by following the path: iWits /Self Service Applications /”Apply for a job”
  • Notes
    orrespondence will be entered into with short-listed candidates only. Short-listed applicants must be available for a personal or online interview. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment and continue searching after the closing date and only short-listed candidates will be contacted. The University is committed to employment equity. Preference will be given to appointable applicants from underrepresented designated groups in terms of the relevant employment equity plan and policies of the university.

Job Description

Minimum qualification / requirement • PhD in Botany, Environmental Sciences or related field • Experience in teaching undergraduate courses face to face and online • A research track record of publications and postgraduate student supervision, appropriate for the level of post being applied for • Ability to attract independent research grant funding • Excellent oral and written skills in English • Valid driver’s licence (at least code EB). Personal attributes The ideal candidate should have the following values: • Collegiality • Enthusiasm and passion for teaching and research. Field of research: We welcome applications from people with a knowledge of African ecosystems, and skills in plant ecology and/or plant ecophysiology and/or restoration ecology and proficiencies in statistics, experimental design and quantitative skills. Key Performance Areas: The candidate is required: • To teach at undergraduate and honours levels, as well as engage in curriculum development and course coordination • Organise practical sessions and fieldtrips where applicable. • Develop an independent research programme with appropriate training and supervision of postgraduate students • Contribute to the running of the School

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