Lecturer: Horticulture
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Date Posted: 
Wednesday, 14 November, 2018 - 13:15
Job Description: 

Faculty of Science & Agriculture

LECTURER: HORTICULTURE: DEPARTMENT OF AGRONOMY:

ALICE CAMPUS: Ref NO 1418

SALARY:   R 458 446 – R 573 057 (All-inclusive package)

 

The Department of Agronomy, is seeking the service of an individual committed to excellence in teaching, research and community outreach in the field of Horticultural Science. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate courses; supervise students at postgraduate level; conduct research; monitor and maintain laboratory and greenhouse facilities; and run practical sessions for students.

 

Minimum requirements:

 

  • MSc in Horticultural Science
  • Good knowledge of Post-Harvest Physiology and Technology;
  • Sound knowledge of Principles of Horticultural Science (Fruit and Vegetable production)
  • Hands on experience in plant propagation and nursery management
  • Minimum of two years teaching experience at tertiary level

 

Added advantages

 

  • PhD in Horticultural Science
  • Sound knowledge of research methods in agriculture
  • Track record of project funding and publication in accredited journal

 

To apply:  Interested applicants who meet the criteria are invited to: 

  1. E-mail application with MOTIVATION LETTER CLEARLY INDICATING THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR, accompanied by a complete CV which must contain the contact details (email and telephone) of three referees, a certified copy of an identity document and a certified copy of your highest qualification to: recruit2@ufh.ac.za
  2.  Applications must CLEARLY INDICATE THE REFERENCE NUMBER AND NAME OF THE POST APPLIED FOR ON THE SUBJECT LINE.  
  3.  No faxes or walk-ins (hard copies) will be accepted.
  4.  Applicants are urged to ensure that their applications reach the Human Resources Department before the closing date.  Late applications will not be considered.
  5.  Failure to comply with the above directions will result in the application being disqualified.

  

Note:   Correspondence will be conducted with short-listed candidates only. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from SAQA.

 

Included in the above remuneration is the company contribution to our compulsory pension fund, medical aid contributions, life cover and an optional annual bonus. The University of Fort Hare is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Pursuant to complying with the Employment Equity Act No.55 of 1998, when appointing preference will be given to applicants from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic presentation of our workforce profile. The University reserves the right NOT to appoint 

 

Closing Date: 
Friday, 30 November, 2018 - 23:45