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Senior Lecturer: Mineralogy (EKE296)
Posted date [2018-Aug-31]  (ID: 2604)
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Senior Lecturer: Mineralogy (EKE296)


R500 000 – R705 000 per annum CTC

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Lecture modules at undergraduate and post-graduate level in mineralogy and applied mineralogy.
  • Perform high quality research in the field of specialisation.
  • Coordinate and lead student field trips.
  • Supervise honoursand masters in the case of the appointment on senior lecture level.
  • Assist with the maintenance and operations of the department research equipment.
  • Perform Ad-hoc tasks as and when required by the Head of Department from time to time.

Inherent requirements:

  • A PhD degree in Geology with completed research that is clearly focused on mineralogy or applied mineralogy.
  • An NRF rating or demonstrate potential for obtaining an NRF rating.
  • A proven research record published in high-ranking national and international journals.
  • Proven experience in the supervision of graduated MSc and preferably PhD students.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Required competencies:

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) and, the ability to function well in the university’s richly diverse working environment.
  • Good research and research supervision skills.
  • Teamwork skills.
  • Good business writing skills.
  • General managerial skills.
  • Lecturing skills.
  • Entrepreneurial skills.
  • Business Acumen.
  • Result Orientated.
  • Strategic Thinking.
  • Leading.
  • Building Coalitions.


  • Evidence of the ability to obtain and manage research funding.
  • Registration as a professional natural scientist with the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions (or an equivalent professional body).
  • Proven lecturing and research experience at a higher education institution.

Please Apply Online and quote EKE296 in the subject line 

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Job Title Senior Lecturer: Mineralogy (EKE296)
Nationality South African
Employment Equity Open to all Candidates
Town/City Bloemfontein
Location Free State
Country South Africa
Job Type Permanent
Industry Education & Training
Salary R 500 k to R 700 k per annum
Languages Spoken English, Afrikaans
Job Ref No EKE296
Start Date ASAP
Closing Date 30 Sept 2018
HOW TO APPLY: Please Register and then APPLY ONLINE