A Master’s degree (NQF Level 9) in Horticulture, Crop Science, Agronomy with at least four years of lecturing experience at tertiary education level and/or industry experience or an equivalent combination of relevant professional experience. Excellent English communication skills (oral and written). Competency to teach at least three of the following courses: Crop Production, Vegetable and Fruit Production, Plant Physiology, Plant Protection, Turfgrass and Landscape Management and Postharvest Physiology and Technology. Experience in developing and managing research projects, sourcing of funding and strong managerial/organisational skills. A credible record of lecturing, research, peer-reviewed publications, community engagement programme coordination as well as supervision of students (research) at under-graduate level as well as a relevant Doctorate will be an advantage.
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
Teach, assess, and develop curriculum, conduct community service, and administration. Supervise research (projects and/or thesis) at undergraduate levels; conduct research and publish in accredited journals; source for research or project funding; establish professional networks with industry and universities and partake in Department, Faculty and/or University Committees.