The University of the Western Cape's Faculty of Natural Sciences offers education and research in a wide range of scientific disciplines. As one of the recognised leaders in Natural Sciences in South Africa and on the African continent, the Faculty, with a strong focus on both undergraduate and postgraduate learning and teaching, has, in the past decade, witnessed an unprecedented investment in science infrastructure with commensurate growth in undergraduate and postgraduate numbers and research productivity.
The Faculty's Department of Earth Sciences hosts the Environmental and Water Science (EWS) and Applied Geology (APG) programmes, and occupies state-of-the-art facilities in both of the new Life Sciences and Chemical Sciences buildings. The campus of the University of the Western Cape is conveniently located in the vicinity of Cape Town International Airport.
Senior Lecturer/Lecturer Hydrogeology
The Department seeks to appoint a dynamic, highly motivated academic with a passion for research, teaching and learning as well as community engagement. We are in search of a strong team player with excellent communication and networking skills. The ideal candidate has expertise in Physical Hydrogeology (e.g., numerical modelling and aquifer testing), Hydrochemistry (water quality, Isotope Hydrogeology/Isotope Geochemistry with experience in supervising respective laboratory facilities) and a sound knowledge in GIS.
Key Performance Areas
In your application, you are encouraged to highlight your strengths and also include anything else that you feel may be pertinent to the selection panel. Please attach your covering letter, a detailed curriculum vitae and highest qualification to your online profile. To be considered for this vacancy, you must apply directly via UWC Careers at https://uwc.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/673
Closing date: 20. January 2019
Enquiries regarding this post: Prof. Dirk Frei, Head of Department, at +27 21 959 3881 or at email@example.com
For any other enquiries: please contact the Human Resources Department at +27 21 959 4063/9763/9708/3551/3756.
Apply online at: https://uwc.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/673
EQUITY DISCLAIMER: In line with the University's commitment to diversifying its workforce, preference will be given to suitably qualified applicants in line with Employment Targets of the University. The University reserves the right to not make an appointment, make an appointment at a different level, seek additional candidates and may conduct competency assessments.