Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer (Chief Specialist) UKZN

Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer (Chief Specialist) – School of Nursing and Public Health – Public Health Medicine – Howard College Campus

Ref No.: NPH30/2012

The Discipline of Public Health Medicine wishes to appoint an academic with relevant experience to strengthen its current focus areas in research, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research supervision, and become involved in community outreach activities. Candidates will be required to assist with administration.

The academic title of the successful incumbent will be determined during the selection process in line with the University criteria guidelines for academic promotions which is available on the HR Vacancies Website.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A doctoral degree in the relevant field.
  • Registration/registrable with the Health Professional Council of South Africa as a Public Health Medicine Specialist
  • 3 years’ experience after registration/registrability with the HPCSA in the specialty.
  • Experience in all levels of Public Health Medicines
  • An active research record
  • Demonstrable evidence of quality teaching in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes
  • Demonstrable evidence of management and administrative skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Driver' s licence·     

Enquiries regarding this post may be directed to Professor JM Tsoka-Gwegweni on telephone number 031-260 4386. The job profiles are available from Eunice Khuzwayo on email address

The remuneration package offered includes benefits.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 16 November 2012.

Applicants are required to complete the relevant application form which is available on the Vacancies website at Completed forms may be sent to Advert Reference Number MUST be clearly stated in the subject line.

The University of KwaZulu-Natal is committed to employment equity.


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