Professor / Associate Professor Department of Agricultural Economics - Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch

  • Stellenbosch
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted by Stellenbosch University on Tuesday, March 24, 2020
  • Reference: AW07/067/0320
  • Apply before Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 13 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Stellenbosch University

Stellenbosch University

Faculty of AgriSciences

Department of Agricultural Economics

 

Professor / Associate Professor 

(Ref. AW07/067/0320)

 

Duties:

  • Management within an academic department in conjunction with the Head of the Department;
  • Participating in Faculty Management activities;
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in compliance with the general teaching focus of the Department;
  • Developing and evaluating course material;
  • Sourcing and managing external research funds;
  • Supervising postgraduate students;
  • Conducting an active and productive research programme within the general focus of the Department and publication of such research in relevant peer-reviewed journals;
  • Developing national and international research and industry partnerships and networks;
  • Involvement with community interaction projects;
  • Involvement with administrative service delivery at departmental, faculty and University level.

Required Skills

  • sound interpersonal skills

Candidate Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • PhD in Agricultural Economics or related field (including price analysis, transaction cost analysis, efficiency of resource use analysis, trade policy analysis, climate change mitigation, environmental impact analysis, e.g carbon and water footprint determination, competitiveness assessments);
  • Thorough understanding of the South African agricultural sector and policy environment;
  • Proven experience to participate in active teaching and research programmes related to Agricultural and Economic policy analysis;
  • Proven experience in policy-related research activities, e.g. price analysis, transaction cost analysis, efficiency of resource use analysis, trade policy analysis, climate change mitigation, environmental impact analysis, e.g carbon and water footprint determination, competitiveness assessments;
  • Proven ability to obtain external research funding;
  • Peer-reviewed scientific publications commensurate with the level of appointment;
  • Postgraduate student supervision commensurate with the level of appointment;
  • Sound interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse groups.

Recommendation:

  • Recognition within the field or discipline on a national and or international level;
  • A keen interest in a research field that is a good fit with the departmental research profile;
  • Relevant experience in industry-related, applied research;
  • Experience in engaging with national and provincial policy makers;
  • Relevant computer proficiency;
  • Relevant proficiency in statistics;
  • Language proficiency for a multilingual University;
  • NRF rating or equivalent.

 

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Stellenbosch University is recognised as one of the four top research universities in South Africa. It takes pride in the fact that it has one of the country’s highest proportions of postgraduate students of which almost ten percent are international students.

The University lies in the picturesque Jonkershoek Valley in the heart of the Western Cape Winelands. The University has ten faculties, of which eight – AgriSciences, Arts and Social Sciences, Education, Engineering, Law, Science, Theology and the larger part of Economic and Management Sciences - are located on the main campus in Stellenbosch with the Faculty of Health Sciences situated on the Tygerberg campus and the Faculty of Military Science in Saldanha. The University's Business School is situated at the Bellville Park campus.