Friday, July 13, 2018

NMMU Online Application For Associate Lecturer Vacancies In Port Elizabeth

Associate Lecturer/ Lecturer Agriculture And Game Management (180706-2) 

Mandela University
Post Code    4437
Job Title    Associate Lecturer/ Lecturer Agriculture And Game Management
Department    Agriculture & Game Ranch Man
Campus    Port Elizabeth
Job Type Classification    Permanent
Location - Country    South Africa
Location - Province    Eastern Cape
Location - Town / City    Port Elizabeth

Core Job Purpose    
The Agricultural Management Programme at the North Campus of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University needs your talent, passion and commitment to strengthen our teaching and research in commercial agriculture. A vacancy exists in the School of Environmental Sciences in the field of Animal Production, Agricultural Management, Leadership Development and Strategic Management. The purpose of this academic post is to teach and research at the interface between animal production and management, emphasizing the integration of management and science in an agricultural business context. The post requires a person who has the ability to teach and research across disciplines within the Agricultural and Game Management diploma- and degree programs. If you have what it takes to serve the needs of our students, our campus and the South African agricultural sector and your credentials meet the requirements of this position, we invite you to join our team on the North Campus in Port Elizabeth by September 2018.

Key Performance Areas   
 • Teach undergraduate students in the Agricultural Management program in the fields of commercial Animal Production and Agricultural Management.
• Facilitate student learning at post-graduate level in commercial Animal Production, Agricultural Management, Leadership Development and Strategic Management.
• Conduct, supervise and publish research relevant to sustainable animal production systems
• Engage with the agricultural industry in terms of teaching and research.
• Perform administrative and management functions in the Department of Agriculture and Game Management.
• Liaise, build and maintain relationship with industries and role players in Animal Health in order to link students for practical training

Core Competencies   
 • Be able to understand agricultural managment, production systems and agriculture as an integrated and complex system and to work across disciplines within the agricultural business milieu.
• Be able to engage and work with other people to achieve results beneficial to society.
• A proven ability to network with practitioners and researchers in industry.
• Be able to apply theoretical concepts in practice.
• Have the potential to conduct applied research and publish research results.
• Have the capacity and aptitude for teamwork and ability to work in and with groups.
• Have the ability to be creative and innovative in the workplace

Minimum Requirements   
 • Honors degree in the related fields of Animal Production and Agrcultural Management and a Masters would be advantageous. For appointment at Lecturer level, a MTech Degree: Agricultural Management will be the minimum requirement for the position.
• In order to build Research and Teaching capacity, Preference will be given to canditartes with a Doctorate qualification.
• A demonstrated knowledge and the application of Animal production principles in soil-plant-animal-management interactions within a commercial land use enterprise.
• Ability to pursue or have experience in the field of Strategic leadership and Animal production, Animal Science and Ecological agriculture.
• Proven ability and potential to conduct and excel in research.


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