Professor / Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (2 Posts)

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


  • Teach Biology and Zoology modules, act as course co-ordinator where required and lead fieldtrips at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • Initiate and supervise postgraduate students’ research and training in the Department and contribute to capacity building.
  • Seek research funding and conduct own research.
  • Assist with Departmental academic aspects such as course and curriculum development and assessment and community engagement.
  • Participate in normal administrative duties necessary for the smooth running of the Department including the possibility of assuming the role of HoD.



  • PhD/M.Sc in Zoology (or a related field) with specialisation in terrestrial or aquatic biology/ecology.
  • Minimum three (3) (Lecturer), five (5) yrs (Senior Lecturer), eight (8) yrs (Associate Professor) or ten (10) yrs (Professor) teaching experience at university level. 
  • Experience in research and fund raising including participation in collaborative research programmes as well as the ability to supervise junior scientists. 
  • Experience with student supervision at MSc (Senior Lecturer) and PhD level (Associate & Full Professor).
  • Publication in rated journals and evidence of fund raising for research is essential.
  • An NRF Rating would be an advantage
  • A valid EB (or equivalent) driver’s licence.



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