Lecturer in Genetics

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DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY

FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

POST NO. 2115

LECTURER/SENIOR LECTURER IN GENETICS

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position of a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biology in the Faculty of Science and Technology at the National University of Lesotho.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
We are seeking an energetic and innovative scientist with a minimum qualification of a Masters Degree in Genetics.

Senior Lecturer
 A Masters Degree with specialisation in Genetics.
 A minimum of six years of teaching experience at tertiary institutions.
 Evidence of research experience in Genetics in the form of referred publications,

OR
 A PhD Degree with specialisation in Genetics.
 A minimum of two years of teaching experience at tertiary institutions.
 Sufficient research experience in Genetics and capacity to initiate projects and activities relevant to the wider field of Genetics and Biotechnology.
 Evidence of research experience in Genetics in the form of referred publications.

Lecturer
 A Masters Degree with specialisation in Genetics.
 Experience in teaching at tertiary institutions and research and/or Ph.D. with a specialisation in Genetics will be an added advantage.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 Teach Genetics and Biotechnology Courses at both undergraduate and post- graduate levels.

 Supervise students’ research projects at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels.
 Conduct research and engage in relevant community service activities.
 Perform any other duties, including administrative, as may be required by the Department.

CONTRACT TERMS
The appointment will be on a two year renewable contract terms in accordance with the University regulations.

REMUNERATION
The University offers competitive salaries and other benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience.

INFORMATION REQUIRED FROM CANDIDATES
(a) Application letters should state relevant qualifications and experience and provide other information that will assist the University to determine the candidate’s suitability for the position.
(b) Applicants should quote the vacancy number of the post applied for;
(c) Provide current CV’s (including telephone and e-mail) and certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts.
(d) Provide names and contact details of three (3) professional referees
(e) Certified copy of an Identity Document.

The closing date for receiving full applications for the position is 13th August, 2021.

Applications should be emailed to [email protected]

NB. ALL THE ATTACHMENTS (APPLICATION LETTER, CV, CERTIFICATES, & ID) SHOULD BE COMBINED AND EMAILED AS ONE PDF DOCUMENT

DISCLAIMER: If you do not receive any response within three months after the closing date, you must consider your application unsuccessful.

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