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The Department of Computer Science seeks to fill a permanent academic position at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level. Our BSc Honours degree is accredited by the British Computer Society and we have a
large cohort of MSc and PhD students. The Department hosts the UCT Centre in ICT for Development, and also specialises in visual computing, high-performance computing, digital libraries and artificial intelligence.
A minimum requirement will be a PhD degree in Computer Science or a relevant area. Exceptional candidates with an MSc degree will be considered at Lecturer level and will be expected to register for a PhD. Applicants should provide clear information about their research and teaching experience, as this will also influence the level of appointment.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop and teach Computer Science courses, to carry out research, to contribute to departmental administration and to supervise postgraduate students.
The annual remuneration packages for 2017, including benefits, are as follows:
Lecturer: R592 451
Senior Lecturer: R728 442
An allowance for scarce skills will be offered.Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line.

To apply, please e-mail the following documents in a single pdf file clearly indicating the level you are applying for, to Ms Vathiswa Mbangi at
- Application Form (download at
- Letter of motivation
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- A teaching statement
- A research statement

An application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete.

Telephone: 021 650 3003 Website:
Reference number: E17172 Closing date: 8 September 2017
UCT is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity and redress achieving its equity targets. Our Employment Equity Policy is available at For this post we seek particularly to attract black South African candidates.

UCT reserves the right not to appoint.

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