University of Pretoria Associate Professor ( Air Quality) – Department of Geography Geoinformatics and Meteorology

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University of Pretoria Associate Professor ( Air Quality) – Department of Geography Geoinformatics and Meteorology

University of Pretoria

Associate Professor ( Air Quality) – Department of Geography Geoinformatics and Meteorology

  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Market Related
  • EE/AA, Non EE/AA
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INTRODUCTION

FACULTY OF NATURAL AND AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY GEOINFORMATICS AND METEOROLOGY

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (AIR QUALITY)

PEROMNES LEVEL 006

RESPONSIBILITIES

The incumbent will be responsible for:

  • Presenting undergraduate and postgraduate lectures and practicals in air quality and environmental health
  • Developing and updating undergraduate and postgraduate curricula in air quality and environmental health
  • Contributing to the air quality and environmental health research agenda within the university
  • Building capacity among staff and students to expand and extend UP’s capacity for air quality and environmental health research
  • Establishing a sustainable research funding stream to support this endeavour
  • Conducting independent and collaborative research publishable in high-impact journals
  • Establishing research collaborations with academics nationally and internationally
  • Participating in the administration and general management of the department

 

CLOSING DATE: 22 April 2021

No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • PhD on a topic related to air quality and environmental health
  • Post Doctorate research experience
  • A C-rating from the NRF or able to attain a C-rating within the following three years
  • Teaching experience at university level
  • Evidence of a sustained record of successful Masters’ supervision
  • Evidence of current PhD supervision
  • A sustained publication record that demonstrates the ability to independently conduct quality research in air quality and environmental health, and that attests to an on-going engagement in the field
  • The applicant must demonstrate innovative thinking, a desire to develop and the potential to lead a strong research entity to be recognised and respected internationally
  • The applicant must have leadership experience.
  • Evidence of successfully sourcing external research funds.
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ADDED ADVANTAGES and PREFERENCES

  • Evidence of community engagement and interaction with business or industry.
  • Teaching expertise aligned with teaching requirements in the department
  • Research expertise aligned with research foci in the department

SALARY DETAILS

The annual remuneration package will be commensurate with the incumbent’s level of appointment, as determined by UP policy guidelines. UP subscribes to the BESTMED and UMVUZO medical aid scheme and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.

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University of Pretoria
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