[Taxacom] UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND - two positions

Beach, James H beach at ku.edu
Thu Jun 25 09:24:44 CDT 2009


Two Position Offerings:
 	

UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND

SCHOOL OF ANIMAL, PLANT AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

"The Biology of a changing World: Conserving Biodiversity" is the theme of the School. Consequently the School offers exciting teaching and research opportunities over a wide range of topics in the Life Sciences.  The broad nature of the School's endeavours engenders a collegial, collaborative and dynamic working environment.  The School is seeking to appoint suitably, qualified candidates for two positions:

Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer - Life Sciences

Qualifications/requirements/criteria

Minimum qualification is a PhD 

Expertise in Behavioral Ecology

Research interest in Evolution would be a strong advantage

Research record

Appropriate experience in teaching, research, postgraduate supervision and related administration

Academic Leadership

Drivers Licence

Enquiries              : Contact Prof. N Pillay tel.: +2711 717 6459 or e-mail: Neville.Pillay at wits.ac.za <mailto:Neville.Pillay at wits.ac.za> 

Closing Date         : 31 July 2009

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Lecturer/Associate Lecturer - Life Sciences

Qualifications/requirements/criteria

PhD for Lecturer and MSc for Associate Lecturer

Research record

Appropriate experience in teaching, research and related administration

Leadership potential

Drivers Licence

Expectations:   The incumbent will be expected to teach taxonomy of families of South African flowering plants and diversity of savanna plants at second year level and plant variation and nomenclature, phytogeography and pollination biology at Honours level

Commencement : 1 August 2009 or a.s.a.p. thereafter

Conditions          : 5 year contract

Enquiries            : Contact Prof. K Balkwill tel.: +2711 717 6494 or e-mail: Kevin.Balkwill at wits.ac.za <mailto:Kevin.Balkwill at wits.ac.za> 

Closing Date         : 15 July 2009

                                                                                                                                              

Remuneration for these levels of positions: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. The salary package includes annul bonus, retirement fund, medical aid, and bursaries, subject to the University regulations. 

To apply for either of these positions: Submit a covering letter accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of all educational qualifications and identity document with names and e-mail addresses of 3 referees to: Miss Busisiwe Khumalo, Human Resources Officer, University of the Witwatersrand, Private Bag 3, Wits 2050.

*          Please indicate clearly for which level of post you are applying

*          Correspondence will be entered into with short listed candidates only.

*          E-mail: Busisiwe.Khumalo at wits.ac.za                       Fax: 2711 717-6009     

 

 

 
 	
	
 

 




 




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