Professor / Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer

Date Posted: 
Saturday, 31 August, 2019 - 11:00
Job Description: 


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The Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Agriculture is seeking the services of an individual committed to excellence in teaching, research and community engagement (CE) in the field of Physical/Computational Chemistry. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and postgraduate modules in these areas of specializations and be engaged in CE activities in live with the expectations of the academic agenda of the University of Fort Hare.

 Minimum Responsibilities: 

  • Teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses in physical/computational chemistry as applicable.
  • Supervise students at post-graduate level.
  • Attract research funding.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary researches with colleagues in relates field.
  • Participate in the governance of the Department and Faculty.

Minimum Requirements

  • A PhD/M.Sc degree in Chemistry with specialization in Physical/Computational Chemistry as applicable.
  • At least ten (10) years teaching and research experience at tertiary level for a Professor, eight (8) years for Associate Professor; five (5) years for Senior Lecturer and three (3) years for a Lecturer.
  • A good publication record in DHET accredited journals and ability to attract research funding.
  • Evidence of appreciable supervision of Master’s and doctoral students.
  • NRF rating will be an added advantage.




To apply for any of the position(s) 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