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Lecturers : Archaeology

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Department of Archaeology
Reference number: E19199

We invite applications for the above posts from suitably qualified people, for appointment as soon as possible.

We seek to fill two positions at the rank of lecturer with expertise in the archaeology of the Pleistocene and/or Holocene periods who will strengthen the department's broad-based research expertise and collegial atmosphere. The successful candidates will have a research programme in Southern Africa or be willing to develop a programme in this region on one or more of the following themes:

  • Early/Middle/Later Stone Age
  • Pre-colonial hunter-gatherers and pastoralists
  • Archaeology of the last 500 years in Southern Africa

Requirements include:

  • Proven excavation or field-based data collection experience;
  • Proven ability to interpret material culture;
  • A PhD in the discipline of Archaeology at the time of appointment;
  • A record of research productivity;
  • Willingness to teach at all levels.
Relevant postdoctoral experience and/or university teaching experience will be an advantage.

Responsibilities include:

  • University teaching and developing undergraduate as well as postgraduate courses in the Department, including field courses;
  • Recruiting and supervising honours, masters and doctoral students;
  • Pursuing an active research program and raising required funding;
  • Course convening, departmental and faculty administrative duties;
  • Sustained academic citizenship, including promoting the University's values of an inclusive and diverse community.

The annual remuneration package including benefits is R683 358.

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

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Telephone: 021 650 5405
Website: www.archaeology.uct.ac.za/
Reference number: E19199
Closing date: 13 May 2019

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 South African candidates.

UCT reserves the right not to appoint.

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