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Vacancies at the University of Venda

The University of Venda is a vibrant comprehensive university located in the scenic region of Vhembe District in the vast Limpopo Province of South Africa, within a short driving distance from the world famous Kruger National Park. The campus is currently reviewing its academic programmes to ensure that it appropriately positions itself as a quality-driven rural-based university that is responsive to developmental needs of the Southern African region. In addition to this, a new organisational structure has been created to manage the academic and support functions of the University. Applications are therefore invited for the following positions:

ACADEMIC POSITION

Vacancy
Department
Closing Date

SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICAL AND NATURAL SCIENCES

LECTURER IN ENGLISH (Ref: A200) Five-year contract

SCIENCE FOUNDATION PROGRAMME

8 August 2014

SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

PROFESSOR/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/SENIOR LECTURER (Ref: A727)

DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

8 August 2014

LECTURER (REF: A729)

DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

8 August 2014

SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES

LECTURER/JUNIOR LECTURER (2XPOSTS) (REF:TA16 & TA14)

CENTRE FOR BIOKINETICS/RECREATON AND LEISURE STUDIES
25 July 2014

NON-ACADEMIC POSITION

Vacancy
Department
Closing Date

HEAD: RECORDS MANAGEMENT & ARCHIVING (P6) (Ref: B736)

OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR

8 August 2014

 

GENERIC REQUIREMENTS FOR ACADEMIC POSITIONS

PROFESSOR:
At least 10 years teaching experience in a tertiary institution or 7 years professional experience in the relevant field. At least 15 articles published in accredited journals. Chapters in a book and book publication. Evidence of supervision of 4 Masters/Doctoral students.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR:
At least 10 years teaching experience in a tertiary institution or 7 years professional experience in the relevant field. At least 10 articles published in accredited journals. Chapters in a book and book publication. Evidence of supervision of 4 Masters/Doctoral students.

SENIOR LECTURER:
At least 5 years teaching experience in a tertiary institution or 7 years professional experience in the relevant field. At least 5 publications in accredited, peer reviewed journals.

LECTURER:
At least 3 years at a tertiary institution or 5 years professional experience in the relevant field or experience in student supervision in an academic health institution. Publications in peer reviewed or non peer reviewed journals will be a strong recommendation.

Interested candidate can apply by forwarding their application letters, clearly stating the position which is being applied for and reference number as indicated on the advertisement (where applicable). Application letters should be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae with three references and their contact details as well as copies of academic transcripts, certificates and identity document/passport.

Applications may be hand-delivered to the Main Administration Building at the University of Venda, posted to the Director Human Resources, Private Bag X5050, Thohoyandou 0950 or e-mailed to HR@univen.ac.za

Candidates with foreign qualifications will be required to have their qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) before they assume duty.

Please note that Z83 application form will not be accepted. Separate applications must be submitted for each position.


Due to the large number of applications we receive, we are unable to acknowledge receipt of applications. Should you not hear from us within two months of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful. The University of Venda reserves the right not to fill the positions.

The University of Venda offers market-related remuneration package the details of which are available on request Tel: (015) 962-8054/8738/8718

The University of Venda is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of Employment Equity.

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