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

  • –  UCT Application Form (download at
  • –  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. Telephone: 021 650 3003 Website:
    Reference number: E17099 Closing date: 30 June 2017

    UCT is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity and redress in achieving its equity targets. Our Employment Equity Policy is available at For this post we seek particularly to attract candidates from the designated groups.

    UCT reserves the right not to appoint.


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