[Taxacom] job: Population/Conservation Geneticist South Africa

Denis Brothers Brothers at ukzn.ac.za
Tue Nov 11 09:30:26 CST 2008


All appointments will be in terms of the prevailing University
Employment Equity Policy and the
Employment Equity Plan of the faculty/division (available at
http://www.ukzn.ac.za/ESU ). The
University reserves the right not to make an appointment or to stop the
process at any stage to
headhunt or re-advertise the post to meet its equity goals. Candidates
who do not meet the
minimum criteria will not be considered.

LECTURER IN POPULATION/ CONSERVATION GENETICS
SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL & CONSERVATION SCIENCES
FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND AGRICULTURE
PIETERMARITZBURG CAMPUS
REFERENCE NO.: SA08/2008

The School of Biological and Conservation Sciences is well established
with a very active research
profile and a substantial postgraduate programme. It has excellent
research facilities and modern
equipment, including access to the University research farm, a
comprehensive herbarium and botanical
gardens.
The successful applicant should have a background in Population and/or
Conservation Genetics, and
be able to integrate with the existing expertise in Ecology and
Conservation Biology.
The appointee will be required to contribute to the delivery of the
programmes in Genetics (in
collaboration across several Schools), teach at undergraduate and
postgraduate levels, supervise
research students and establish a research programme.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
● MSc in a relevant field;
● Evidence of current research activity with published papers in the
peer-reviewed scientific literature
in Population and/ or Conservation Genetics.
ADVANTAGE:
● PhD in a relevant field.

For further information see the School website at
http://www.ukzn.ac.za/biology or contact Prof.
Kevin Kirkman at kirkmank at ukzn.ac.za 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 14 November 2008. The
University however,
reserves the right in special circumstances to accept late applications
or to extend the above
date in order to facilitate further searches.

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter highlighting their
experience in, and
providing evidence for, each of the minimum requirements and advantage
as listed above,
together with a detailed CV including the names, full addresses, fax
numbers and e-mail
addresses of three referees, to Ms Sharon Ireland, Human Resources
Administration, University
of KwaZulu-Natal, Private Bag X01, Scottsville, 3209, Fax. No. +27
(0)86 516 8321 or e-mail:
recruitment-agsc at ukzn.ac.za quoting the relevant reference number.


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