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Professor/Associate Professor: Private Law

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Reference number: E200228

We invite applications for a position of Professor / Associate Professor in the Department of Private Law within the Faculty of Law for appointment from (as soon as possible).

We wish to appoint a candidate, preferably a Black South African, with proven ability or clear potential to be an academic leader who desires to be part of a Faculty in which a critical, doctrinal and comparative approach to the study of the law is valued.

  • For appointment at associate professorial level a PhD degree will be a strong advantage
  • A strong academic record
  • Significant experience of and a strong commitment to teaching at tertiary level (specifically in the LLB programme)
  • A strong publication record demonstrating the existence of a defined body of work
  • Proven ability or potential to assume the position of Head of Department, should this become necessary
  • Ability / willingness to teach some of the following subjects: the Law of Succession; Jurisprudence; the Law of Delict; Systems and Context; Foundations of South African Law; Unjustified Enrichment
  • Ability and willingness to supervise postgraduate students
  • Teaching courses offered by the Department of Private Law, which include core compulsory courses offered in the LLB programme at preliminary and intermediate year levels; as well as specialized courses at the Masters' level
  • The development of skills (writing and learning) for law students;
  • Research and publication commensurate to the expectations at senior academic level;
  • Departmental and faculty administration (including leadership functions)
  • Supervision of postgraduate students

The annual remuneration packages, including benefits for 2020 excluding scarcity allowance

Professor: R 1 309 616

Associate Professor: R 1 065 129

To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file Mr Ian Petersen at recruitment02@uct.ac.za

Please indicate "Private Law" followed by the reference number in the subject line when submitting your application
An application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete.

Telephone: 021 650 2220
Website: www.law.uct.ac.za/
Reference number: E200228
Closing date: 15 July 2020

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 and Indian) South African candidates.

UCT reserves the right not to appoint.

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