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 located in the vicinity of Cape Town International Airport.
The Department of Earth Sciences seeks to employ an
Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer in Hydrogeology
This position offers a leadership opportunity for a highly motivated, dynamic individual who has the potential to emerge as one of the future leaders in Hydrogeology in Southern Africa. Applications are invited from passionate researchers and teachers, with in-depth knowledge of Hydrogeology, who can lead research as well as teaching and learning activities in Hydrogeology and multidisciplinary, ground water-related topics. This position requires a strong team player with excellent communication and networking skills that focuses on achieving research and education targets, and provides leadership in the acquisition of funding for Hydrogeology research and advanced new equipment necessary to further research in this field.
Key roles and responsibilities will include:
Minimum Requirements for appointment at Associate Professor level:
Minimum Requirements for appointment at Senior Lecturer level:
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 click on the Apply for this Job link below or apply directly via UWC Careers at https://uwc.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll. For any queries, please contact the Human Resources Department at +27 21 959 4063/9763/9708/3551/3756.
Closing date for applications: 31. March 2020
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/880
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.