Senior Lectuerer UP Physics

Job Title: Senior Lecturer: Department of Physics Job ID: 20862 Location: University of Pretoria UP Posting -

Academic FACULTY OF NATURAL AND AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS SENIOR LECTURER In the pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to encourage applications for the above vacancy. The University of Pretoria's commitment to quality makes us one of the top research Universities in the country and gives us a competitive advantage in international science and technology development.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Department of Physics at the University of Pretoria is seeking suitably qualified people for a senior lecturer position to strengthen its research programme. The successful candidate will have solid research experience and be expected to participate in existing research programs (or start suitable new research programmes) and teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

● A PhD in Physics;

● A proven research and publication record, evidenced by quality research outputs and post-doctoral experience. The total remuneration package for this position ranges from approximately R358 088 to R460 302 (excluding medical aid benefits) as determined by UP policy guidelines. UP subscribes to the BESTMED medical aid scheme and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium. Applicants are requested to apply online quoting the applicable reference number. In application for this post, please attach: ● A comprehensive CV; ● Certified copies of qualifications; ● Names and contact details (telephone and e-mail details) of 3 contactable referees; ● The names and contact details of peer reviewers (academic and research); ● A brief self evaluation (overview of academic vision, research focus and approach, personal strengths and weaknesses, etc).

CLOSING DATE: 17th August 2012 No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.

ENQUIRIES: Prof Chris Theron - Tel: +27 12 420-2982 / e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (This e-mail address is provided for enquiry purposes only. Please note that CV’s will not be accepted via e-mail. All applications must be submitted online.) [www.up.ac.za/jobs -> follow the link to Careers@UP portal -> click next a few times until you see jobID 20862] Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 31 October 2012, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The University of Pretoria is committed to equality, employment equity and diversity. In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited to candidates from under-represented designated groups. All candidates who comply with the requirements for appointment are invited to apply. The University of Pretoria reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised.