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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


Description:

Centre for Higher Education DevelopmentSenior Lecturer/Lecturer: Postgraduate Writing Development in QuantitativeDisciplinesAcademic Development Programme

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

Responsibilities involve:- designing, delivering and evaluating workshops on writing- training consultants in the Writing and Numeracy Centres on aspects ofwriting- 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 (forconsideration at Senior Lecturer level, a PhD and substantial research arenormally 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 asfollows 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 otherrelevant documentation as indicated on the form, to the application addressbelow- the application form can also be downloaded at the application URL below- an application which does not comply with the above requirements will beregarded as incomplete- reference number for this position: SR046/10

UCT is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity and redress. OurEmployment 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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