The University of KwaZulu-Natal is one of the top Universities in South Africa and in the top 500 Universities globally. The School of Life Sciences is well established with a strong research profile and has a large number of undergraduate and postgraduate students. The School offers a vibrant educational and research environment in Life Sciences, with strong national and international collaborative research linkages.
The incumbent will be expected to contribute to teaching and research in the Zoology (terrestrial vertebrate ecology, behaviour, physiology and/or conservation) programme on the Pietermaritzburg campus. S/he will also be expected to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum development and supervise postgraduate students. S/he would also be expected to contribute to administration in the School. A strong background in terrestrial vertebrate ecology, behaviour, physiology and/ or conservation is essential.
The incumbent will report to the Academic Leader: Biodiversity and Evolutional Biology.