Monday , November 28 2022

UKZN Online Application – Lecturer

Website University of KwaZulu-Natal

Job Description:

The Geography cluster within the School of Agricultural, Earth, and Environmental Sciences (SAEES) has an active group of academic staff contributing to research and teaching in the fields of Geographic Information Sciences (GIS), Remote Sensing (RS), physical, and human geography, and seeks an individual who will help in strengthening the new GIS and Earth Observation programme. The incumbent will be tasked with teaching in the GIS field of spatial data infrastructures, including database design/management, vector and internet GIS as well as related Physical Geography fields. The incumbent will be required to teach both undergraduate and post-graduate courses at all levels using curricula in keeping with modern developments in that field. In addition to teaching, s/he will be expected to develop and maintain an active research programme that will involve the supervision of postgraduate students and attract external funding. S/he will also be expected to be involved in the School administration and outreach activities. This incumbent will report to the Academic Leader: Geography.

Job Requirements:

  • A masters in Geography, Environmental Science, GIS, Geomatics or Surveying
  • A current and sustained research publication record in peer-reviewed ISI/DoHET accredited journals appropriate for this level
  • Demonstrable ability to teach at a tertiary level
  • Evidence of specialisation in GIS Spatial data infrastructures (SDIs) and/or database management
  • Two years post-Masters research experience

Job Details:

Company: University of KwaZulu-Natal

Job Category: Education

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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