• Full Time
  • Cape Town, Western Cape View on Map
  • @University of Cape Town posted 6 days ago
  • Posted : Jan 10, 2022 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R765,575.00 - R921,012.00 / Monthly
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary to be discussed
  • Qualifications None
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Reference E210394
  • Centre cape town
  • Enquiries
    the Head of Department: [email protected]
  • Where to submit application
  • Notes
    UCT is a designated employer and is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity, and redress in achieving its equity targets in accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets. Preference will be given to candidates from the under-represented Designated Groups. Our Employment Equity Policy is available at http://www.uct.ac.za/sites/default/files/image_tool/images/328/about/policies/Policy_Employment_Equity_2020.p df. The University reserves the right not to appoint.

Job Description

The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics is a large and dynamic department with over thirty
permanent academic staff. We seek to make one new appointment in Applied Mathematics at the level of Lecturer
or Senior Lecturer. As this appointment is linked to the South African Research Chair in Physical Cosmology,
applicants should be in a closely related field (theoretical high energy physics, cosmology, astrophysics, or gravity).
Requirements include:
• Lecturer: A PhD in Applied Mathematics, Physics, or Astronomy with research expertise in one of the
previously mentioned areas, a sustained record of peer reviewed research outputs, and some experience
lecturing at undergraduate level.
• Senior Lecturer: As for Lecturer, but also an established independent research record, successful
supervision of postgraduate students, and significant experience lecturing a range of undergraduate
and/or postgraduate courses (including course development). Postdoctoral experience is an advantage.
Responsibilities include:
• Teaching and developing undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Mathematics and Applied
Mathematics (within and beyond the Faculty of Science).
• Developing and pursuing an active research program, including supervising postgraduate students.
• Course convening, departmental and faculty administrative duties.

Required skills

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