Senior Lecturer/Lecturer : Wildlife Biologist

Date Posted: 
Sunday, 1 September, 2019 - 11:15
Job Description: 



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 Minimum requirements:

  • MSc/PhD in Wildlife Biology/Conservation Ecology or related field;
  • Lecturing experience in Wildlife/Range Ecology and Management.
  • Competency in plant identification; 
  • A proven publication record in accredited journals;
  • Experience in leading joint research projects;
  • Good teamwork, interpersonal and leadership skills;
  • Strong language and communication skills;
  • The ability to attract undergraduate and postgraduate students to the Department.
  • For the Senior Lectureship post, the candidate should have a PhD and a record of post-graduate supervision, and evidence of previous funding awarded.


  • Teach modules in rangeland/wildlife ecology and management and game farming at undergraduate and post-graduate levels.
  • Conduct relevant practicals and farm vacation training for Agriculture undergraduate students;
  • Initiate own research; supervise students at Honours, MSc and PhD level, and attract research funding.
  • Engage in interdisciplinary collaborative research and community engagement initiatives;
  • Participate in assigned administrative duties necessary for the smooth running of the department.

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