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Lecturer - Department Of Agricultural Economics, Extension And Rural Development- Faculty Of Natural And Agricultural Sciences... - 24506


RESPONSIBILITIES:The incumbent will be responsible for:Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate modules in the agribusiness programme;Supervising fourth-year, Honours and Masters students in fields relevant to agricultural and development banking, agribusiness management, agricultural commodity trading, agricultural asset management and investments, farm planning, financial management, risk management and value-chain analysis;Conducting research and publishing articles in leading accredited journals in the above fields;Raising funds to support existing research programmes and/or initiate new ones in the above fields;Academic administration.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:An appropriate Doctoral degree with an undergraduate and Masters degree in Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness Management or Financial Management;At least two years teaching and/or research experience in fields relevant to the analysis of data related to agricultural and development banking, agribusiness management, agricultural commodity trading, agricultural asset management and investments, farm planning, financial management, risk management and value-chain analysis.REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):Able to demonstrate innovation in teaching, experience in blended learning delivery and the use of technology for improving learner throughput;Able to demonstrate innovation and present new ideas on how to expand the research capacity of partner institutions in Africa in the relevant field;Experience and certificate in agricultural commodity training;Research or practical experience in fields relevant to agricultural and development banking, agribusiness management, agricultural commodity trading, agricultural asset management and investments, farm planning, financial management, risk management and value-chain analysis in Africa;Established linkages with the agricultural or agribusiness sector;Experience in a banking environment.The annual remuneration package will be commensurate with the incumbents 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.
Posted
05/05/2022
Location
Pretoria, GT, ZA