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Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor: Agricultural Economics(Job ID: 5760)

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KINDLY TAKE NOTE: Applications may only be submitted online through the official UFS vacancy website: https://ufs.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll - Applications submitted through any other platform will not be considered.

Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

Department Agricultural Economics

Bloemfontein Campus

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor (Job ID: 5760)

KINDLY TAKE NOTE: Applications may only be submitted online through the official UFS vacancy website: https://ufs.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll - Applications submitted through any other platform will not be considered.

Please ensure that all relevant documentation is attached to your application.
  • A detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter.
  • Copies of qualifications (please provide the SAQA accreditation in the case of foreign qualifications).
  • Copies of all academic records (applicable where inherently required).
  • A copy of your identity document (ID or passport in the case of foreign nationals).
  • Proof of registration with a Professional Body (if applicable).
  • A copy of your driver's license (if applicable).
  • Confirmation of employment from current employer / last employer if unemployed (only applicable to external applicants).
Duties and responsibilities:
  • Present undergraduate and post graduate modules in Agricultural Economics.
  • Actively do research in a relevant field of Agricultural Economics.
  • Synthesize knowledge through the publication of scientific papers in peer reviewed journals.
  • Communicate research findings at scientific conferences.
  • Source funding for research from international and national funding organisations.
  • Actively participate in the professional community.
  • Supervise postgraduate students at MSc and PhD levels.
  • Actively participate actively in leadership and administration on Departmental and Faculty level.
Inherent requirements:Senior Lecturer
  • PhD on NQF Level 10 in Agricultural Economics or related discipline.
  • Proven experience in the presentation of papers/posters at national scholarly conferences.
  • Proven national recognition for specialist expertise and research in a specific area of scholarship.
  • An NRF rating or demonstrated potential for obtaining an NRF rating.
  • Proven experience in supervision of graduated master's degree students.
  • A proven research record of relevant publication/s in peer reviewed national and international accredited scientific journals.
  • Proven experience of service as an active member of a national or international scholarly society or committee or agency concerned with research at higher-education levels.

Associate Professor

  • PhD on NQF Level 10 in Agricultural Economics or related discipline.
  • Experience as external examiner for postgraduate students.
  • Proven experience in the presentation of research papers at national conferences, where there is evidence of peer review of papers.
  • Acted as an editorial board member of high-quality national scholarly journals.
  • Proven national recognition for specialist expertise and research leadership in a specific scientific area of scholarship.
  • An NRF rating of C3 or equivalent status.
  • A proven research record of relevant publications in national and international accredited journals
  • Proven experience in the supervision of graduated master's degree students.
  • A proven research record of relevant publications in national and international accredited journals.
  • Served as a member of a national scholarly society OR a national committee or agency concerned with research at higher education levels OR showed evidence of service as an active member of an international equivalent.

Professor

  • PhD on NQF Level 10 in Agricultural Economics or related discipline.
  • Experience as external examiner for master's-degree and doctoral students.
  • Acted as editorial board member of high-quality international/ISI/IBSS journals.
  • Proven international recognition for specialist expertise and research leadership in a particular area of academic scholarship (for example, regularly serves as a reviewer for international/ISI/IBSS journals).
  • An NRF rating of C1 or C2 or equivalent status.
  • Demonstrated successful supervision of graduated master's-degree and preferably graduated doctoral students.
  • Proven experience in delivering keynote addresses at national scholarly conferences.
  • Served as a member of an international scholarly society OR an international committee or agency concerned with research at higher-education levels.
Recommendations:
  • Well-established relationships with the national agricultural community.
  • Well-established relationships with international research collaborators.
  • Proven record of completed research projects.
  • Evidence of being well established in the field of Policy, Development, International trade, or Econometrics.
Required competencies:
  • Results oriented:
    • The ability to set high standards, establish tough goals, and to work to achieve success.
    • The ability to cope with a frequently changing environment and to adapt to evolving situations.
  • Strategic thinking:
    • The ability to focus on details, work towards perfection, and approach work in a neat and organised manner.
    • The ability to plan work and to follow plans.
  • Business Acumen:
    • The ability to adhere to rules and strictly follow work regulations.
    • Proficient in using MS Office.
  • Leading:
    • The ability to maintain high levels of personal motivation, energy and enthusiasm.
    • The ability to be cooperative with others, display a good-natured attitude and encourage people to work together.
  • Building coalitions
    • The ability to be self-assured and at ease with people in all types of social situations.
    • The ability to be sensitive and understanding to the needs and feelings of others.

Assumption of duties: 01 July 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter

Closing date: 16 June 2024

Salary: The salary is available on request.

Fringe benefits:
(Subject to specific conditions): pension scheme, medical aid scheme, group life insurance, housing allowance, leave and sick leave, service bonus and study benefits.

Enquiries:
For enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 7659 or email SejanamaneP@ufs.ac.za or Recruit@ufs.ac.za. Additionally, kindly contact 051 401 9857/ 9810/9813 for assistance.

General:
The UFS is a designated employer and is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity, and redress in achieving its equity targets in accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets. Preference will be given to candidates from the under-represented designated groups including candidates with disabilities. Our Employment Equity Policy is available at: https://ufsacza.sharepoint.com/:b:/s/supportservices/hr/Eb1LIzW56EJOuARhSVuD8f4BUblg9XZTkrPOUS3lRg1hYg?e=Ev4Zb5EEA13_EE Plan UFS 1 March 2022 (003).pdf

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The University reserves the right not to fill the post. The UFS will only consider applications of candidates who meet all the inherent requirements of the position. Applications that are incomplete will not be considered. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date for applications, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

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