Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

at University of Cape Town
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Education
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Cape Town



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.

The annual remuneration packages for 2022, including benefits, is R805 385 for Lecturer level and R968 905 for

Senior Lecturer level.


To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Ms Natasha Khan at [email protected]

  • UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc )
  • A letter of motivation
  • your CV (including a complete list of publications), and,
  • clearly articulated Teaching and Research statements


Interested candidates can send their CV