LECTURER (ACADEMIC TEACHER) IN MATHEMATICS OR APPLIED MATHEMATICS

UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND APPLIED MATHEMATICS

LECTURER (ACADEMIC TEACHER) IN MATHEMATICS OR APPLIED MATHEMATICS

The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics is a large and dynamic department with over thirty faculty members. We seek to make one permanent appointment at Lecturer level, in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics as soon as possible. The focus of this academic teacher position is undergraduate teaching. The successful candidate must show a demonstrable interest in the scholarship of undergraduate teaching and learning in the Mathematical Sciences.

At the time of appointment, the successful candidate will be expected to be in possession of a Master’s degree or a PhD in the Mathematical Sciences or Tertiary Mathematics Education.

In particular, the successful applicant could be expected to:
• Teach a range of first and second-year courses in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics offered to the Faculties of Science, Engineering and Commerce;
• Engage with curriculum development;
• Carry (as an academic teacher) a significantly larger than normal academic teaching load;
• Have a willingness to lecture to large classes and convene large courses;
• Contribute positively to the normal administration of the department.

The annual remuneration package for 2014, including benefits: R484 656

To apply, please e-mail the completed UCT Application form with a clearly articulated teaching statement and all other relevant documentation as indicated on the form, with the subject line “Lecturer Academic Teaching - Mathematics OR Applied Mathematics” followed by the reference number to Ms Edith Graham, Staff Recruitment and Selection, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch 7700, South Africa.

E-mail: recruitment04@uct.ac.za;
Telephone: +27 21 650 5405
Faculty website: www.science.uct.ac.za;
Departmental website: www.mth.uct.ac.za

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

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

Reference number: SR028/14
Closing date: 30 June 2014

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The University reserves the right not to appoint

Organisation: 
Job location: 
Cape Town
South Africa
Contact and application information
Deadline: 
Sunday, June 29, 2014
Contact name: 
Richard Bevan
Categorisation
Category: 
Lecturer
Universities and colleges
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