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Sat Nov 20 2010

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

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        1.     Celeste Booysen , Postgraduate Writing Development in Quantitative Disciplines: Senior Lecturer, The University of Cape Town, South Africa

Message 1: Postgraduate Writing Development in Quantitative Disciplines: Senior Lecturer, The University of Cape Town, South Africa
Date: 19-Nov-2010
From: Celeste Booysen <Celeste.Booysenuct.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.booysenuct.ac.za
Web Address for Applications: http://web.uct.ac.za/depts/sapweb/forms/hr201.doc
Contact Information:
Mrs. Celeste Booysen
Email: Celeste.Booysenuct.ac.za
Phone: +27 21 650 2220

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