Permanent Academic Staff
The School of Chemistry in the Faculty of Science invites applications for the above position, specifically in the areas of coordination or organometallic chemistry, although outstanding applicants in other areas may also be considered.
The minimum qualification is a PhD with post-doctoral or industrial experience, as well as expertise in the specified areas. An independent research record with supervisory and academic teaching experience would be an advantage.
Teaching of general chemistry at first-year level and teaching in all aspects of the appointee’s branch of chemistry to Honours level, as well as a research programme in the appointee’s branch of chemistry. The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fluency in written and spoken English is essential.
For further information contact the Head of School, Professor J.P. Michael, email: Joseph.Michael@wits.ac.za
Applications: Submit a covering letter accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, brief research proposal, certified copies of all educational qualifications and identity document with names and e-mail addresses of 3 referees to:
Ms. Busisiwe Khumalo, Human Resources Officer, Faculty of Science,
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Private Bag 3, WITS, 2050, South Africa.
Email: Busisiwe.Khumalo@wits.ac.za, fax: 27 11 717-6009.
Correspondence will be entered into with short‑listed candidates only. Short-listed applicants must be available for a personal or telephonic interview, and the presentation of a short seminar on the proposed line of research may be required.
Closing date: 30 June 2012
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment and continue searching after the closing date and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
“The University is committed to employment equity. Preference may be given, to appointable applicants from the underrepresented designated groups in terms of the relevant employment equity plans and policies of the university.