Submitted: 22 January 2018
Department: Archaeology
Institution: University of Cape Town
Job type: Tenure-track
Apply by: 19 February 2018
Application email: recruitment04@uct.ac.za

We invite applications from suitably qualified people for the post of Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer in the Department of Archaeology, University of Cape Town, for appointment as soon as possible. We seek an archaeologist with a research programme that will strengthen the departmental focus on stable light isotopes. The Department of Archaeology houses the University’s stable light isotope laboratory (see www.archaeology.uct.ac.za/age/facilities/stable-light-isotope-laboratory . For additional facilities see www.science.uct.ac.za/sci/research/facilities). The successful candidate should add to the existing strengths of the Department and be able to contribute to its teaching programme. He/she will have a research programme in southern Africa, or be willing to develop a programme in this region.

Requirements include: • A PhD in the discipline of Archaeology or a cognate discipline • An appropriate level of university teaching experience, relative to the rank applied • A record of research productivity and publication, relative to the rank applied

Relevant postdoctoral experience will be an advantage

Responsibilities include:

• Teaching and developing undergraduate as well as postgraduate courses in the Department • Recruiting and supervising honours, master’s and doctoral students • Pursuing an active research program and raising required funding • Course convening, departmental and faculty administrative duties

The annual costs of employment, including benefits for 2018 at the respective levels are as follows:

• Lecturer: R639 848 • Senior Lecturer: R786 717

Application process:

For further information regarding this position, contact Associate Professor Simon Hall – Head of Department, email Simon.hall@uct.ac.za

To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Ms Tracy Moore at recruitment04@uct.ac.za:

- UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc) - A letter of motivation detailing suitability for this post - Curriculum Vitae (CV) - Research and teaching statements of no more than 2 pages each, detailing skills and interests. - Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line. An application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete.

Telephone: 021 650 3003 Website: www.archaeology.uct.ac.za

Reference number: E18107 Closing date: 19 February 2018

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