21.4665, Jobs: Writing Development: Senior Lecturer, The U of Cape Town

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Subject: 21.4665, Jobs: Writing Development: Senior Lecturer, The U of Cape Town

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Date: 19-Nov-2010
From: Celeste Booysen [Celeste.Booysen at uct.ac.za]
Subject: Postgraduate Writing Development in Quantitative Disciplines: Senior Lecturer, The University of Cape Town, South Africa

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Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2010 13:58:18
From: Celeste Booysen [Celeste.Booysen at uct.ac.za]
Subject: Postgraduate Writing Development in Quantitative Disciplines: Senior Lecturer, The University of Cape Town, South Africa

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University or Organization: The University of Cape Town 
Department: Language Development Group
Job Location: Cape Town, South Africa 
Web Address: http://www.ched.uct.ac.za
Job Rank: Senior Lecturer  

Specialty Areas: Writing Development in Quantitative Disciplines


Centre for Higher Education Development
Senior Lecturer/Lecturer: Postgraduate Writing Development in Quantitative
Academic Development Programme

Applications are invited this permanent position, for appointment as soon
as possible. The successful candidate will join a dynamic project in the
Language Development Group in the Academic Development Programme, and work
closely with the Numeracy Centre while reporting to the Co-ordinator of the
Postgraduate Literacies Project.  

Responsibilities involve:
-  designing, delivering and evaluating workshops on writing
-  training consultants in the Writing and Numeracy Centres on aspects of
-  advising individual students on the writing of quantitative research
-  developing peer research support forums for students
-  collaborating with quantitative disciplines to design writing interventions
-  undertaking research, preferably on writing in the quantitative disciplines 

Requirements include:
-  an appropriate postgraduate qualification, preferably a PhD (for
consideration at Senior Lecturer level, a PhD and substantial research are
normally required)
-  at least two years' undergraduate study in a mathematical discipline
(e.g. Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics)
-  teaching/tutoring/writing centre consultancy experience
-  excellent writing and communication skills
-  demonstrated relevant experience in the writing of quantitative research

The following would be advantageous:
-  a background in education or applied linguistics 
-  experience in working with a diverse student body 
-  experience in research capacity development

The annual remuneration packages for 2010, including benefits, are as
follows at the respective levels: 
-  Senior Lecturer - R446 898 
-  Lecturer - R372 918

Application process:
-  to apply, please e-mail the completed UCT Application form and all other
relevant documentation as indicated on the form, to the application address
-  the application form can also be downloaded at the application URL below
-  an application which does not comply with the above requirements will be
regarded as incomplete
-  reference number for this position: SR046/10 

UCT is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity and redress. Our
Employment Equity Policy is available at http://hr.uct.ac.za/policies/ee.php.

Application Deadline: 10-Dec-2010 
Mailing Address for Applications:
	Mrs. Celeste Booysen 
	Staff Recruitment & Selection 
	University of Cape Town 
	Rondebosch 7700  
	South Africa  
Email Address for Applications: celeste.booysen at uct.ac.za 
Web Address for Applications: http://web.uct.ac.za/depts/sapweb/forms/hr201.doc 
Contact Information:
	Mrs. Celeste Booysen 
	Email: Celeste.Booysen at uct.ac.za 
	Phone: +27 21 650 2220 

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