UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND, JOHANNESBURG
FACULTY OF SCIENCE
SCHOOL OF MOLECULAR & CELL BIOLOGY
LECTURER IN MICROBIOLOGY
The School of Molecular and Cell Biology seeks a committed 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: The minimum qualification is a PhD and academic teaching. Postdoctoral experience and publications in the relevant field would be an added advantage. Final selection will be made on the basis of scholarship and potential to contribute to the work and reputation of the School.
Expertise: A focused research interest in the fields of molecular microbiology, bacteriology, virology or applied microbiology/biotechnology is desirable.
Duties: Teaching all aspects of the discipline at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, maintain an active research profile 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: 18 November 2016
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”
Committed to excellence and equity