Kovalevskaia research grants for female mathematicians in Southern African region


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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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Numeric Teaching Fellowships – Applications Now Open – Please Share!

Enjoy teaching?

Passionate about Maths?
Want to earn your teaching qualification?
Apply for a Teaching Fellowship with the 
The Numeric Teaching Academy (NTA) provides Teaching Fellowships for university graduates to train to become maths teachers. This one-year program consists of three main components: the post-graduate certification in education (PGCE) through UNISA (distance learning); content, practical and classroom management workshops at the Academy; and a teaching internship at one of Numeric’s afterschool programs in Khayelitsha, Mfuleni or Mitchells Plain.
Teaching Fellowships are fully funded and cover the cost of tuition, textbooks, a laptop, and a monthly living stipend.
It is an intensive, yet rewarding program in which you will learn much about mathematics, teaching, and yourself. Students who apply and are accepted join a vibrant and friendly community of people who are passionate about maths education and who believe that education is the most powerful driver of change in society. 
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Integration by Parts – Lightbulb Education

Integration by Parts

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Integration By Substitution – Lightbulb Education

Integration By Substitution

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IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowships – Call for Nominations by professional mathematicians nominating highly motivated and mathematically talented students from developing countries

A very interesting opportunity for talented potential graduate students. This is taken directly from the Commission for Developing Countries website.

Please think about finding a potential supervisor if you think that you qualify, such that they can nominate you.

Thanks to a generous donation by the winners of the Breakthrough Prizes in Mathematics – Ian Agol, Simon Donaldson, Maxim Kontsevich, Jacob Lurie, Terence Tao and Richard Taylor– the International Mathematical Union, with the assistance of FIMU and TWAS is launching a fellowship program to support postgraduate studies, in a developing country, leading to a PhD degree in the mathematical sciences. The IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowships offer a limited number of grants for excellent students from developing countries.

Professional mathematicians are invited to nominate highly motivated and mathematically talented students from developing countries who plan to complete a doctoral degree in a developing country, including their own home country.…

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The 2016 International Earth and Sky Photo Contest

If you’re into astrophotography, take a look at this contest.

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UCT department of mathematics and applied mathematics is hiring


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DAAD PhD scholarships – Applications for 2016 are now open


DAAD, the German Academic Exchange Service, in association with AIMS, provides five in-region scholarships for a PhD programme in Mathematical Sciences.

These scholarships are available to students wishing to commence a PhD programme at a South African University. Funds awarded by the scholarship must be used towards covering the costs of tuition fees, living expenses, medical insurance, books, stationery, research literature expenses, study permit and re-search.

Eligibility: African nationals from Sub Saharan countries (excluding South African nationals), and not older than 36 years of age on the date of nomination may apply. Women are particularly encouraged to submit an application.

For more information and to apply please visit the website.

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Applications for The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences are now open

AIMS South Africa Masters poster NEW

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