Lecturer post in Hydrogeology (closing 11 November!)

Lecturer post in Hydrogeology (closing 11 November!)

28 Oct 2022
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In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the above vacancy. The University of Pretoria's commitment to quality makes us one of the top research Universities in the country and gives us a competitive advantage in international science and technology development.

The incumbent will be responsible for:
  • Lecturing undergraduate courses in geology and hydrogeology;
  • Lecturing honours courses in hydrogeological topics, including environmental management and environmental geochemistry;
  • Participating in research projects on vadose zone processes and hydrological behaviour of rock and soil;
  • Supervising of honours and masters research.

  • An applicable MSc degree in Hydrogeology;
  • Work experience in Hydrogeology;
  • Experience in presenting undergraduate courses in Geology and/ or Hydrogeology.

  • Ability to attract postgraduate students;
  • Collaboration with other researchers and institutions;
  • Attendance and presentation at local and international conferences;
  • Raising research funds;
  • Good language and communication skills.

  • Passion for hydrogeology and academia;
  • Appropriate research publications and lecturing experience;
  • Experience in hydrogeological work with a geochemistry and management focus;
  • Registered with a professional scientific registration authority.

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 schemes and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.

Applicants are requested to apply online at www.up.ac.za and follow the link: Careers@UP.
In applying for these posts, please attach:
  • A comprehensive UP format CV;
  • Certified copies of qualifications;
  • Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees whom we have
  • permission to contact;
  • Names and contact details of three peer reviewers (academic and research);
  • Teaching Portfolio;
  • Self-evaluation.

CLOSING DATE: 11 November 2022
No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.


Ms A Hlatshwayo, Email: [email protected] or Tel: (012) 420 6779 for application- related enquiries, and Prof AJ Bumby, Email: [email protected] or Tel: (012) 420 2454 for enquiries relating to the post content.

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 31 January 2023, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.
The University of Pretoria is committed to equality, employment equity and diversity. In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited to candidates from under-represented designated groups.

All candidates who comply with the requirements for appointment are invited to apply. All candidates agree to undergo verification of personal credentials. By applying for this vacancy, the candidates consent to undergo verification of personal
credentials and related information including, but not limited to, qualifications, criminal record, credit record, current and historic disciplinary proceedings as part of the selection process. The University of Pretoria reserves the right to not fill the advertised positions.