Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer: Forest Operations and the Supply Chain

Forest and Wood Science

Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer: Forest Operations and the Supply Chain
(Ref. AW03/003/0119)

Duties:

  • Developing, leading and actively publishing internationally recognised research activities;
  • Supervising PhD and Master’s students;
  • Undertaking undergraduate teaching in compliance with the general focus of the Department, specifically in regard to Forest Engineering and related fields of timber harvesting, access development, logistics and ergonomics;
  • Collaborating with other researchers within and outside Stellenbosch University;
  • Developing and maintaining regional, national and international networks within this research area;
  • Actively seeking and managing external research funding at the regional, national and international levels;
  • Interacting and working collaboratively with the South African and international forest and related industries;
  • Involved with administrative service delivery at departmental, Faculty and University level.

Requirements:

  • A PhD in forestry or a related field;
  • Proven track record of continuous and recognised research publications in the fields of forest engineering and/or forest operations management commensurate with the level of appointment;
  • Proven ability to obtain and manage research funding;
  • Proven track record in undergraduate lecturing in the field of forest engineering;
  • Proven track record of successful postgraduate supervision and leadership in the field of forest engineering;
  • National and international recognition within the discipline of forest engineering / forest operations management;
  • Proven administrative and managerial skills;
  • Proven ability to work within multi-disciplinary teams and with the broader forest industry;
  • Language proficiency for meeting the requirements of a multilingual university;
  • Demonstratable pedagogic skills and the ability to combine successful teaching practices with research.

Recommendation:

  • Experience with logistics in forest value chains, preferably with a focus on raw material supply.

Full details regarding the criteria that will be applicable to the position, are available on the university’s career website at www.sun.ac.za/english/careers

Commencement of duties: 1 June 2019
Closing date: 28 February 2019
Enquiries regarding this post: Dr. CB Wessels on 021 808 3319, or at cbw@sun.ac.za
Enquiries regarding remuneration/benefits as well as technical assistance with the electronic application process: Human Resources Client Services Centre on 021 808 2753

The University will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity Plan, which acknowledges the need to diversify the demographic composition of the staff corps, 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 names and e-mail address of at least three referees), must reach the University before or on the closing date of the advertised post.

Apply online at www.sun.ac.za/english/careers

The University reserves the right to investigate qualifications and conduct background checks on all candidates.

Should no feedback be received from the University within six weeks of the closing date, kindly accept that your application did not succeed.


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