Professor / Associate Professor: Economics

Date Posted: 
Saturday, 31 August, 2019 - 10:45
Job Description: 


REF NO: 5040


Minimum requirements:

  • An appropriate PhD qualification in Economics
  • A proven research record supported by publications in accredited Journals (latest four articles within the last two years)
  • A strong postgraduate supervision record (with a minimum of at least two PhDs students completed)
  • Ability and experience to teach Econometrics at honours level
  • At least three years’ experience in a University environment.
  • Experience in teaching Environmental Economics, Health Economics and Transport Economics is an added advantage


Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide academic leadership
  • Teaching, Learning and assessment of undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Assist curriculum design and implementation of newly accredited programmes.
  • Assist with preparation of new programmes for approval and accreditation by relevant bodies in the country within a problem based and case based teaching environment
  • Participate in collaborative research projects locally and internationally
  • Supervise postgraduate students research projects
  • Integrate research in communities
  • Ensure good relations with stakeholders
  • Mentor junior staff
  • Represent the department at faculty and University level committees
  • Engage with the departmental stakeholders


To apply for any of the positions above, all interested applicants who meet the criteria are invited to: 

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:


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: 
Monday, 16 September, 2019 - 23:45