Agriculture and Game Ranch Management, Associate lecturer /Senior Lecturer/Lecturer

Nelson Mandela University

Associate lecturer /Senior Lecturer/Lecturer

Post Code: 4436

Department: Agriculture and Game Ranch Management

Campus: Port Elizabeth

Permanent, Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth


Nelson Mandela University is a new generation university, committed to offering accessible higher education in a dynamic environment of excellence and innovation. We are committed to the growth and development of our people as the key to our continued excellence and quality. 

Core Job Purpose: To teach, conduct research and interface/engage with the game ranch industry.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Teaching in the Game Ranch Management programme in the fields of commercial Business Management (Leadership Development and Strategic Management), Game Science and Game Utilization
  • Facilitate student learning at postgraduate level in Business Management, Game Science, Game Utilization and Production
  • Conduct, supervise and publish research relevant to Game Utilization (business management) and sustainable ecological production
  • Engage with the game industry in terms of management, teaching and research
  • Perform administrative and management functions in the Department of Agriculture and Game Management.

Core Competencies:

  • The ability to understand the game industry as an integrated and complex system and to work across disciplines within the game utilization business milieu
  • The ability to engage and work with people to achieve results beneficial to society
  • A proven ability to network with practitioners and researchers in industry
  • The ability to apply theoretical scientific concepts in practice
  • The potential to conduct applied research and publish research results
  • Capacity and aptitude for teamwork and to be able to work with groups of people 
  • The ability to be creative and innovative in the workplace 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in two of the three official languages of the Eastern Cape.

Minimum Requirements:

  • For appointment at associate lecturer a relevant B degree is required
  • For appointment at lecturer a relevant M degree is required
  • For appointment at senior lecturer level a relevant Doctorate is required
  • For each of the above, relevant industry work experience outside of an academic institution will be advantageous
  • Demonstrable knowledge and the application of sustainable soil-plant-animal-management interactions in a commercial land use enterprise will be advantageous
  • A willingness and ability to pursue work in the field of Game Ranch Management, Game Utilization, Game Science and Ecological Agriculture
  • Willingness to excel in research.

Enquiries: Ms Fa-eeza Grimsel; tel. 041 504 3555 or via e-mail:

Closing date for all applications: 28 July 2019

Nelson Mandela University reserves the right not to make an appointment. In considering candidates for appointment into the advertised posts, preference will be accorded to persons from a designated group in accordance with the approved University's Employment Equity Plan.

Agriculture and Game Ranch Management
Associate lecturer /Senior Lecturer/Lecturer
South Africa