The School is seeking to make one appointment in the area of macroeconomics. The post is at the Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor level.
The University of Cape Town (UCT) is a research-led, strongly internationalised university, and the only one in Africa included in the Times Higher Education Supplement's Top 200 world universities. The School of Economics at UCT has a strong research focus and several active research units. Its PhD programme draws students from across Africa and the rest of the world.
Applicants are required to have completed a PhD in Economics or cognate discipline, have an established research record including peer-reviewed publications in internationally acknowledged and ranked/rated journals, and extensive experience in postgraduate teaching and supervising in the field of macroeconomics. A preference will be given to candidates with expertise in the field of money and banking.
Potential applicants can find information about the school at www.commerce.uct.ac.za/economics
Cape Town offers an attractive natural environment and is a vibrant cosmopolitan city. Applicants are encouraged to visit www.aboutcapetown.com and www.facebook.com/capetown.travel.
The 2018 Standard Academic Salary Package (SASP) Cost of Employment (COE) per annum for permanent academic staff, including benefits is:
Senior Lecturer level - R786 717
Associate Professor level - R938 204
Candidates seeking detailed remuneration and benefits information should contact Ms Nondwe Lefume (firstname.lastname@example.org) for details of the basic salary, additional benefits, cost of living in Cape Town and any other pertinent topics. More information can also be obtained on this link: http://www.hr.uct.ac.za/hr/benefits/remuneration/policy.
To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Ms Abigail Dixon at email@example.com:
- UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc )
- Motivation letter, inclusive of teaching portfolio and research interests;
- A clear indication of the position you are applying for; and a
- Curriculum Vitae (CV) with details of three contactable referees.
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. Shortlisted candidates may be required to deliver a presentation to the School.
Telephone: 021 650 1673
Reference number: E18370
Departmental website: www.commerce.uct.ac.za/economics
Closing date: 30 October 2018
UCT is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity and redress in achieving its equity targets. Our Employment Equity Policy is available at http://www.uct.ac.za/downloads/uct.ac.za/about/policies/eepolicy.pdf.For this post we seek particularly to attract black (i.e. African, Coloured or Indian) South African candidates
UCT reserves the right not to appoint.</p