Wits University - Johannesburg, Gauteng

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The School of Mathematics is responsible for teaching pure mathematics to more than 7 000 undergraduate students. In addition, it offers advanced courses, supervises postgraduate students and conducts research in a variety of areas notably, Number Theory, Combinatorics including Graph Theory, Differential Equations, Operator Theory, Topology, Topological Algebra, Special Functions, Lie Group Methods, Differential Geometry. The School has important teaching commitments in the Faculties of Science and Engineering and Built Environment. The School of Mathematics has an active Masters and PhD programme.

Applications are invited for the position at Lecturer level.

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Minimum qualification/requirements/criteria:

• An appropriate PhD or equivalent
• Teaching experience at tertiary level
• Evidence of published research in ISI accredited journals
• Evidence of scholarly leadership
• Proven experience in postgraduate supervision (including at PhD level)
• Proven experience in service applicable in the university context

Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to participate in teaching all aspects of the discipline at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, maintain an active research profile and participate in the administration of the School, Faculty and University.

Remuneration: A generous remuneration package which includes a retirement fund, medical aid, leave, bonus and study benefits, subject to the University's rules and regulations.

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Applications: Submit a covering letter accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, NRF rating (if available), a critical self-evaluation of accomplished research and plans for future research, certified copies of all educational qualifications and identity document as well as and e-mail addresses and names of 3 referees.

To apply: Applicants are invited to apply by registering their profile on the Wits i-Recruitment platform located at https://irec.wits.ac.za and submitting applications

Closing date: 12 October 2020

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment and continue searching after the closing date and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

“The University is committed to employment equity. Preference may be given, to appointable applicants from the underrepresented designated groups in terms of the relevant employment equity plans and policies of the university. The University retains the right not to make an appointment and to verify all information provided by candidates”


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