Lecturer/Senior lecturer position available in the UCT department of Maths and Applied Maths

The Department of Maths and Applied Maths at UCT has a position open at the level of lecturer or senior lecturer. The advert can be found here:


Applications in all areas of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics will be considered.

Minimum requirements include:

For the level of Lecturer:

  • A PhD (at the time of appointment) in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics or related areas.
  • A record of research outputs.
  • Postdoctoral and some teaching experience would be advantageous”

    For the level of Senior Lecturer:

  • A PhD in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics
  • An established track record of published research outputs.
  • Demonstrable teaching experience.
  • A record of postgraduate student supervision.

    Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching and developing undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by the department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics.
  • Developing and pursuing an active research program, which includes student supervision.
  • Course convening, departmental and faculty administrative duties.

    The annual remuneration package for 2017, including benefits are:

  • Lecturer R592,451
  • Senior Lecturer R728,442

    To apply, please e-mail the documents listed below 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)
  • –  Cover letter, and
  • –  Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • –  Teaching and Research statement

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

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UCT department of mathematics and applied mathematics is hiring


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Positions available at The UCT Department of Maths and Applied Maths

Two positions are currently open at the UCT department of Maths and Applied Maths: One as a lecturer or senior lecturer, and the other is a teaching position. Please share. PDFs are here: L/SL for the lecturer/senior lecturer position and here: Teaching for the teaching position.


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ICTP: Research and Visiting Opportunities

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Every year the Mathematics Group at the ICTP offers research opportunities for outstanding mathematicians from developing countries, for short and long-term visits, as well as postdoctoral fellowships through the Mathematics Research Fellowships programme.

Visiting Fellowships are open to mathematicians of any age and nationality. They are intended for short visits to ICTP (typically between 1 to 3 months).  Visiting Fellows must have a PhD in mathematics prior to the start of their Fellowship.

The latest call for Visiting Fellowships (typically between 1 to 3 months) during the period 1 September 2016 to 31 August 2017 is now open. The application deadline is 15 December 2015.

The call for Postdoctoral Fellowships and Senior Postdoctoral Fellowships that will start from September 2016 is now open. The application deadline is 15 December 2015.

Other research and education opportunities in mathematics are available through the ICTP’s Postgraduate Diploma Programme as well as its Associateship Scheme.

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Job advert: Resident Researcher in Mathematical Finance – AIMS South Africa Research Centre

Resident Researcher in Mathematical Finance – AIMS South Africa Research Centre

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) is an innovative, pan-African centre of excellence for post-graduate education, research and outreach which has achieved global recognition since opening its first centre in South Africa in 2003. AIMS centres offer a number of educational programs including a one-year taught Master’s program and postgraduate research. Each AIMS centre provides an intensive and broad education to over 50 African students each year and prepares them for leadership careers in academia, governance and industry. The AIMS educational program relies on top international lectures who teach in a  live-in learning environment.

Complementing the postgraduate academic programme at AIMS South Africa, located in Muizenberg, is the Research Centre whose mission is to conduct and foster outstanding research and learning in the mathematical sciences, thus contributing to the next generation of pan-African leaders in many spheres and the advancement of African science and academia within a multicultural environment.…

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ICTP/OFID Postgraduate Fellowships

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The ICTP and the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) announce a joint programme offering fellowships and research/training opportunities to PhD students enrolled in universities in developing countries within areas of ICTP’s scientific and technical competence.

The OFID Postgraduate Fellowships will support 15 doctoral students from developing countries to access ICTP and partner research/training facilities for up to six months per year for three consecutive years. Fellows will carry out  research/training towards their PhD within the Sandwich Training Educational Programme (STEP) scheme at ICTP mentored by co-supervisors at the host institutes in coordination with their supervisors at their home institutes.

Fields of study: any of the ICTP fields of research (including mathematics).

Duration: 3 years; stays of up to 6 months per year

Eligibility: PhD students from developing countries (except OPEC and OFID member countries).
Fellowships are awarded on a merit basis; priority will be given to young researchers from least developed countries.

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UCT is hiring in Mathematics/Applied Mathematics

Please spread the following advertisement to anybody who may be interested in a standard academic position or teaching only position in the Maths and Applied Maths department at UCT:

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