Department of Geological Sciences
Faculty of Science


Lecturer/Senior Lecturer: Geophysics



The Department of Geological Sciences invites applications for a post at the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer level to be filled by a geophysicist with interests and experience appropriate to applications in sedimentary basin analysis and neotectonics.

Requirements:

  • A PhD in an appropriate field at the time of appointment.
  • Experience in seismology and other geophysical methods applicable to resource evaluation and/or neotectonics.
  • Suitable track record of research and publication.

For appointment at the senior lecturer level:

  • Enhanced track record of research and publication.
  • Evidence of relevant teaching or mentoring experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Establishing an active research programme in geophysics.
  • Teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level including leading appropriate field courses.
  • Attracting research funding and students needed to sustain an international-level research programme in geophysics.

The annual remuneration packages, including benefits at the respective levels are as follows:

  • Senior Lecturer: R728 441
  • Lecturer: R592 451

To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Ms Vathiswa Mbangi at recruitment04@uct.ac.za:

  • UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc)
  • A letter of motivation
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • A statement (no more than 2 pages) of your accomplished research and future plans
  • A statement (no more than 2 pages) of your teaching approach

Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line.

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

Telephone: 021 650 3003
Website: www.geology.uct.ac.za
Reference number: E17193
Closing date: 30 September 2017

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posted: 18 August 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.