Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (Geological Sciences)

Listing reference: ukzn_000143
Listing status: Under Review
Apply by: 9 February 2024
Position summary
Industry: Education & Training
Job category: University and Academy
Location: Westville
Contract: Permanent
Remuneration: Market Related
EE position: No
The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) is committed to meeting the objectives of Employment Equity to improve representivity within the Institution. Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups in accordance with our Employment Equity Plan.
Job description

The School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences (AEES) is inviting applications from suitably qualified individuals in any relevant field of Engineering Geology. However, preference will be given to applicants with expertise in Rock Engineering/Rock Mechanics. The incumbent will be required to provide academic leadership, to teach both undergraduate and post-graduate courses and conduct research. S/he will also be required to initiate and maintain an active research programme that will involve postgraduate students and attract external funding, and to develop strong links with industry to promote scholarship and research in their field.
Geological Sciences has a variety of equipment to facilitate research. This includes a rock engineering laboratory with a variety of relevant testing equipment and offers access to a complete suite of Rocscience programmes.
The incumbent will report to the Academic Leader: Geological Sciences.

Minimum requirements

Senior Lecturer:
·    A PhD degree in Geological Sciences or related discipline
·    Evidence of appropriate teaching experience in a relevant field at tertiary level
·    Evidence of current and sustained research publication record in quality scientific journals, appropriate for the level
·     A track record of successful supervision of postgraduate students at Masters and/or PhD level appropriate for the level
·    Demonstrated ability to apply for research grants, either as the Principal Investigator or as a member of a team
·      A PhD degree in Geological Sciences or related discipline OR Masters degree in Geological Sciences or related discipline with evidence of submission of PhD for examination
·      Experience in teaching in the relevant field at tertiary institution
·      Evidence of presentations, at national or international conferences
·      Current research activity as evidenced by a publication in quality scientific journals

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