Lecturers: One in Pure Mathematics and one in Applied Mathematics (Two positions)

University of Cape Town

Department of Mathematics & Applied Mathematics
Faculty of Science

Lecturers: One in Pure Mathematics and one in Applied Mathematics (Two positions)

The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics is large, dynamic and a leading research centre in mathematical sciences in the country. The department plays a central role in the Faculty of Science and offers a broad range of courses in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, including services courses for other faculties. The Department has over thirty faculty members, ten administrative staff members and more than 50 postgraduate students.

Applications are sought for two permanent positions at the level of Lecturer, one in Pure Mathematics and the other in Applied Mathematics. Candidates must be in possession of a PhD in a relevant area at the time of appointment and would be expected to have a research record. Lecturing experience will be advantageous.

Applications in all areas of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics will be considered but we are particularly seeking active researchers whose research field complements or strengthens existing research areas in our department. For further details on the Department please see our website at www.mth.uct.ac.za.

The successful applicants would be expected to:
• Contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate courses as well as service courses offered to other Faculties such as Engineering and Commerce;
• Contribute to the administration of the department and its courses
• Supervise students.

The positions are available to be filled as soon as possible.

The 2014 annual remuneration package, including benefits, is R457 223.

Application process:
To apply, please e-mail the completed UCT Application form (HR201), indicating whether you are applying for the Pure Mathematics position, the Applied Mathematics position or both positions, and all other relevant documentation as indicated on the form, with the subject line “Lecturers in Mathematics”, followed by the reference number SR016/14, to Mrs Edith Graham at edith.graham@uct.ac.za

Address: Staff Recruitment and Selection, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, 7700, South Africa.

Telephone: +27 21 650 5405

Faculty website: www.science.uct.ac.za
UCT website: www.uct.ac.za

The application form can be downloaded at http://web.uct.ac.za/depts/sapweb/forms/hr201.doc

An application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete.

Reference number for this position: SR016/14

Closing date for applications: 6 June 2014

UCT is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity and redress. Our Employment Equity Policy is available at http://www.uct.ac.za/downloads/uct.ac.za/about/policies/eepolicy.pdf

UCT reserves the right not to appoint

Job location: 
Cape Town
South Africa
Contact and application information
Thursday, June 5, 2014
Contact name: 
University of Cape Town