Wednesday , February 28 2024

Nelson Mandela University Careers – Botany Lecturer Fixed term

Website Nelson Mandela University

Job Description:

To facilitate and administer the learning process for students of Plant Ecophysiology in the Department of Botany, Nelson Mandela University at undergraduate and post graduate level via different modalities of delivery including e-learning.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Do research and contribute to the research activities of the department.
  • Develop appropriate teaching and learning material that would be innovative and discipline oriented developed with a broad intention to address environmental and social challenges.
  • Contribute to community engagement and be involved in the administrative and core functions of the Department, Cluster and University.
  • Assess and administer student performance in accordance with accepted benchmarks.
  • Facilitate teaching and learning at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • Continually engage in personal professional development programmes.
  • Continually develop and update teaching/learning materials to ensure that relevance and quality are maintained.

Job Requirements:

  • A sound knowledge of the theory and application of plant ecophysiology.
  • Strong skills in computer data analysis and interfacing.
  • Evidence of successful experimental research in marine botany
  • Evidence of research dissemination through peer reviewed publications in internationally recognized journals and participation at international conferences will be an advantage.
  • Evidence of sourcing independent research funding will be an advantage.
  • Effective lecturing of undergraduate and postgraduate theory courses at university level.
  • Good interpersonal skills, a passion for students and the ability to effectively facilitate learning using modern teaching aids.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Two years of experience in lecturing Botany modules at university level.
  • Evidence of involvement in postgraduate teaching and supervision will be an advantage.
  • The candidate should have, as a minimum, a relevant MSc degree in Botany.

Job Details:

Company: Nelson Mandela University

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Gqebera, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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