Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer - Department of Agricultural Economics

South Africa
Nov 22, 2020
Dec 04, 2020
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Faculty of AgriSciences
Department of Agricultural Economics

Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer
(Ref. AW07/287/1120)

  • 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 engagement projects;
  • Involvement with administrative service delivery at departmental, faculty and University level.

Job Requirements
  • PhD in Agricultural Economics or related production economics field;
  • Proven ability to participate in active teaching and research programmes related to any of the following fileds in agricultural economics:
    • Agricultural Economics,
    • Production Economics,
    • Agribusiness Management,
    • Natural Resource Economics.
  • Experience in:
    • Willingness to Pay Analysis, or,
    • Experimental Economics, or,
    • Life Cycle Analysis and Multicriteria Decision-making, or;
    • Supply Chain Analysis, and
    • Institutional Economics.
  • Proven ability to obtain external research funding;
  • Peer-reviewed scientific publications commensurate with the level of appointment;
  • Sound interpersonal skills;
  • Language proficiency for a multilingual University.

  • Experience in Life Cycle Analysis and Multicriteria Decision-making;
  • Experience in Willingness to Pay Analysis, Experimental Economics, Institutional Economics and Supply Chain Analysis;
  • A keen interest in the research fields of Production Economics, Agribusiness Management, or Environmental Economics and policy;
  • NRF rating or equivalent;
  • Relevant computer proficiency.

How to Apply

The University is committed to employment equity (EE), and appointments will be made in line with the EE plan for the specific environment as well as Stellenbosch University's institutional EE Plan.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.

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.