The School of Molecular and Cell Biology seeks an established academic to make a dynamic contribution to the discipline of Microbiology & Biotechnology through an active engagement with both academic and administrative tasks within the School.
Qualifications: Final selection will be made on the basis of scholarship and potential to contribute to the work and reputation of the School. The minimum qualification is a PhD in a field related to microbiology and biotechnology; postdoctoral and academic teaching experience is an advantage. In addition, applicants should demonstrate academic publications in ISI rated journals, proven experience in postgraduate supervision (including at PhD level), and proven experience in service applicable in the university context.
Expertise: A research portfolio and at least 2 years of post-PhD work/postdoctoral experience in the fields of molecular microbiology, bacteriology, virology or applied microbiology/biotechnology.
Duties: Teaching all aspects of the discipline at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and participate in the administration of the School, Faculty and University.
Applications: Submit a cover letter accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, indicating research and teaching experience, NRF rating (if available), a brief statement of proposed research to be undertaken, a teaching portfolio, certified copies of all educational qualifications and identity document, and the names and email addresses of 3 referees.
To apply: External applicants are invited to apply by registering their profile on the Wits i-Recruitment platform located at https://irec.wits.ac.za and submitting applications. Internal applicants are invited to apply directly on Oracle by following the path: iWits /Self Service Applications/”Apply for a job”.
Correspondence will be entered into with short-listed candidates only. Short-listed applicants must be available for a personal or telephonic interview.
Closing date: 31 August 2018
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment and continue searching after the closing date and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
“The University is committed to employment equity. Preference will be given to appointable applicants from underrepresented designated groups in terms of the relevant employment equity plan and policies of the university”
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