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  • Department: CROP PRODUCTION
  • Report To: Head of Department
  • Closing Date: 17-Sep-2021

Qualification and Experience:


  • A PhD in Soil Science with specicalization in Soil Chemistry/ Soil Fertility or closely related area for Senior Lecturer and above ranks.
  • An MSc in Soil Science with specialization in Soil Chemistry /Soil Fertility or closely related area for Lecturer rank.
  • Documented evidence of individual and/or collaborative research in Soil Science.



  1. To teach Postgraduate and/or Undergraduate courses in Crop Science including but not limited to;

– Basic Chemistry;

– Pedology/Soil Classification and Mapping; and

– Crop Nutrition/Soil Fertility.

  1. To supervise Postgraduate and/or Undergraduate students’ research;
  2. To conduct research in the discipline;
  3. To ensure that analysis methods used in the laboratory are relevant and up to date;
  1. To undertake Administrative duties as assigned by the Head of Department;
  2. To engage in Community Service.
Appointment Terms:


Local Candidates

Permanent and Pensionable service after successful completion of two years on probation; 10% Recruitment and Retention Allowance, Housing/Housing allowance and Medical Aid contribution.

Expatriate Candidates

Two-year contract with a possibility for renewal by mutual consent subject to satisfactory performance plus Gratuity, 10% Recruitment and Retention Allowance, Housing/Housing Allowance, Medical Aid contribution and relocation expenses.



Applications addressed to The Registrar, University of Eswatini, Private Bag 4, Kwaluseni Eswatini should be emailed to; No hand deliveries.

Only applications with the following shall be considered:

  • An application letter
  • A detailed CV
  • Certified copies of academic and professional qualifications
  • Certified copies of academic transcripts
  • Names of three referees with their current email addresses

Due to the large volume of applications we receive, it is not possible to respond to each application individually. Should you not receive correspondence from the University FOUR (4) MONTHS after the closing date, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.


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