Senior Lecturer/Lecturer

Organization: 
Stellenbosch University
Email: 
richard@mediauniversalservices.co.uk
Job Description: 

Stellenbosch University

Mathematical Sciences: Mathematics

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer
(Ref. NW08/269/0812)

Apply online at http://www.sun.ac.za/vacancies

The Mathematical Sciences Department is responsible for both teaching and research in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Computer Science at Stellenbosch University. The Mathematics Division is keen to strengthen its research in existing active research groups, in particular, Algebra and Number Theory, Analysis and Topology, Discrete Mathematics, and Foundations of Mathematics (more information is available on our webpage). Suitable candidates from any area of Mathematics that would enhance these research groups will be considered.

Duties:
• Active research and publication;
• advising and supervising postgraduate students;
• undergraduate and postgraduate teaching of Mathematics modules;
• interacting with and enhancing the activities of one of the research groups in the Mathematics Division.

Requirements:
• PhD in Mathematics (or a PhD submitted);
• a research interest in any branch of Mathematics that will strengthen the current research groups in the Mathematics Division;
• a growing track record of publication in internationally recognised mathematics journals and participation in local and international conferences;
• ability to conduct independent research;
• strong commitment to teaching and student supervision;
• ability to teach large undergraduate classes;
• sound communicative skills in Afrikaans and/or English.

Recommendations:
• Existing international research contacts;
• ability to set up new undergraduate and postgraduate modules;
• willingness to learn Afrikaans and English.

Commencement of duties: 1 January 2012 or as soon as possible thereafter
Closing date: 30 September 2012
Enquiries regarding the job content: Prof. I.M. Rewitzky on +27 21 808 3289
Enquiries regarding remuneration and benefits: Human Resources Client Services Centre on +27 21 808 2753

The University will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity Plan, which acknowledges the need to diversify the demographic composition of the staff corps, especially with regard to the appointment of suitable candidates from the designated groups.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Your application, comprising a comprehensive curriculum vitae (including the names and contact details of at least two referees), must reach the University before or on the closing date of the advertised post.

Apply online at http://www.sun.ac.za/vacancies

It is important that applicants request their referees to forward confidential reports by the closing date to vacanciesSET@sun.ac.za

Candidates may be subjected to appropriate psychometric testing and other selection instruments.

Job Categories: 
Universities and colleges
Deadline for Application: 
Sep 30 2012