The Department of Polymer Science and Chemistry is a research-intensive department and has great research facilities and equipment. This Department offers service modules in general chemistry to students from different programmes, as well as postgraduate and undergraduate programmes in chemistry and polymer science. As part of our commitment to Stellenbosch University’s multilingual language policy, the first-year classes are presented in both English and Afrikaans. We are seeking a person who can contribute to the teaching of first year general chemistry in both English and Afrikaans as well as second year analytical chemistry.
• Lecturing 1st year general chemistry and analytical chemistry (at least at the second-year level) in both English and Afrikaans; • Making Academic research within one of the existing research groups in the department in their area of expertise, which may include research in chemical education; • Assisting with Departmental and Faculty responsibilities and duties as needed.
• At least PhD degree in any area of Chemistry; • Should be able to teach second year analytical chemistry; • Evidence of excellence in teaching; • Evidence of engagement with best practices in teaching; • Evidence of research and publication in any relevant area of research’s within chemistry; • Ability to communicate and teach effectively in both English and Afrikaans.
• Evidence of research experience in chemistry education or analytical chemistry; • A track record of publications in high impact international journals.
Commencement of duties:
1 July 2019 Closing date: 20 May 2019
Enquirers regarding remuneration/benefit as well as technical assistance along with the electronic application process: Human Resources Client Services Center is 021 808 2753. This University will surely consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity Plan, which acknowledges the need to diversify the demographic composition of the staff corps, most especially with regard to the appointment of suitable candidates from the designated groups The University reserves the right not to make an appointment. Your application, comprising a comprehensive curriculum vitae (including the e-mail address of at least three referees and their names), must reach the University before or on the closing date of the advertised post.