This post is in line with the New Generation of Academics Programme (nGAP), part of the Staffing South Africa’s Universities Framework (SSAUF) response towards addressing challenges in the South African Higher Education system in respect of size, composition and capacity of its academic staff. The SSAUF intends to identify and nurture academic talent early in the academic development trajectory, and to support newly recruited academics to develop teaching expertise, develop research skills, including scientific publication skills. The new generation of academics programme (nGAP) involves the recruitment of highly capable scholars as new academics. Appointment within the nGAP programme will be made such that staff equity targets are met, with preference to black and/or women South African citizens.
To be eligible for selection for an nGap post, applicants must meet the following criteria, in addition to meeting the minimum criteria specified for the post: show interest in becoming an academic; be 40 years or younger; have a 70% pass mark for his/her Master’s degree; show evidence of eligibility to undertake post-graduate study at doctoral level or post-doctoral programme; and be willing to commit to placement at the appointing university for the full 6 years of the programme.
The purpose of this post is to lecture Environmental Geohydrology, Environmental Geology and Water Resources Management for the Programme of Environmental Management.
- An appropriate Master’s degree in Geology, Geohydrology with relevance to the teaching of Environmental Geohydrology and Environmental Geology (must have an average of 70% pass mark)
- Two years relevant working experience of which one year must be in teaching
- Base qualification in Geology or Geohydrology