Senior Researcher:Fort Hare Institute of Technology

Date Posted: 
Sunday, 19 January, 2020 - 12:15
Job Description: 

Senior Researcher : Fort Hare Institute of Technology (Alice Campu)

Ref No. G021

Minimum Requirements

  • PhD in Microbiology, Biochemistry or Chemistry
  • Must meet all requirements as per the UFH promotions criteria for senior researcher
  • Verifiable publication and fundraising track record
  • Must have served in managerial position for at least 2 years
  • Highly competent in developing bankable funding proposals and strategic plans
  • Highly competent as a study leader for postgraduate studies
  • Capacity to develop and implement relevant renewable energy courses at Hons and Masters

 Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct Research on Biomass Gasification, Biogas Digesters or Micro Algae
  • Provide leadership to the Bio Energy Research Group
  • Supervise MSc and promote PhD students from various relevant departments
  • Publish high-quality peer-reviewed articles at a rate of no less than 6 articles / annum
  • Establish and maintain a high-profile among peers both nationally and internationally
  • Obtain an NRF rating within three years of acceptance of the post
  • Add significantly and sustainably to the fundraising profile of the Institute of Technology
  • Provide significant support to the day-to-day running of the Institute of Technology


Please forward all applications with copies of qualifications. Identity document and three contactable references to

Closing Date: 
Friday, 7 February, 2020 - 23:45