DEPARTMENT OF LIVESTOCK AND PASTURE SCIENCE PROFESSOR/ ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/ SENIOR LECTURER/LECTURER

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DEPARTMENT OF LIVESTOCK AND PASTURE SCIENCE PROFESSOR/ ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/ SENIOR LECTURER/LECTURER
DEPARTMENT OF LIVESTOCK AND PASTURE SCIENCE
PROFESSOR/ ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/ SENIOR LECTURER/LECTURER
(3 posts): Animal Breeding, Animal Health and Mono-gastric Nutrition
Minimum requirements:
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An MSc/PhD in Animal Science, with speciality in any of the following: Mono-gastric
Nutrition, Animal Breeding/Genetics or Animal Health, integrated with aspects on anatomy,
physiology and animal welfare;
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Lecturing experience in ether of the following: Pig and Poultry Science, Animal
Breeding/genetics or Animal Health;

For animal health, the candidate must be registered with the South African Council for
Veterinary Scientists;
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Research experience (A substantial research publication for a Professor , Well developed
research and publication record for a Senior Lecturer and Established and clear interest
towards research for a Lecturer)
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Experience in leading joint research projects;

Good teamwork, interpersonal and leadership skills;
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Strong language and communication skills.

The ability to attract undergraduate and postgraduate students to the Department

For a professorship/Senior Lectureship post, the candidate should have a PhD and a record
of post-graduate supervision at Masters and PhD level, and evidence of previous funding
awarded.
Duties:

Teach modules at undergraduate and post-graduate levels

Initiate own research and supervise students at Honours, MSc and PhD level, and attract
research funding
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Engage in interdisciplinary collaborative research and community engagement

Participate in normal administrative duties necessary for the smooth running of the
department.
Queries regarding the academic aspects of the post can be sent to the HoD, Dr. Keletso Mopipi
([email protected]).
Closing Date: 31
October 2014
To apply for the above posts: Candidates who meet the criteria are invited to forward an
application with a COVERING LETTER CLEARLY INDICATING THE POSITION YOU ARE
APPLYING FOR, complete CV, proof of remuneration and three work-related referees, to:
Mr Clive Hoho, The HR Team Leader: Human Resources Department, University of Fort Hare,
Private Bag X1314, Alice 5700. Tel: (040) 602-2256. E-mail: [email protected]
Note: Correspondence will be conducted with short-listed candidates only. Foreign
qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from SAQA.

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