Lecturer: Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics - Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

Country: South Africa;

City: Pretoria

Vacancy added: 03.10.2019

Employer: University of Pretoria

Resumes due: 20.10.2019


In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the following 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.



The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Lecture in the Extended BSc and BCom Programmes at the Mamelodi Campus;
  • Conduct research in Tertiary Mathematics Education that leads to publication in reputable peer-reviewed journals;
  • Supervise postgraduate students;
  • Participate in departmental and campus administration;
  • Participate in community engagement.


Minimum requirements:

  • MSc degree in Mathematics and / or Applied Mathematics, which allows for admission into the PhD Programme of the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics;
  • Potential and interest to complete a PhD in Tertiary Mathematics Education and continue with research in this field;
  • Candidates who already have a PhD in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics or Tertiary Mathematics Education, should demonstrate potential and interest in conducting research in Tertiary Mathematics Education;
  • Teaching experience in a tertiary environment.


Added advantages and preferences:

  • PhD in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics or Tertiary Mathematics Education;
  • Research in Tertiary Mathematics Education evidenced by peer-reviewed publications;
  • Substantial teaching experience in a tertiary environment.


The annual remuneration package will be commensurate with the incumbent’s level of appointment, as determined by UP policy guidelines. UP subscribes to the BESTMED and UMVUZO medical aid schemes and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.


Closing date:20 October 2019

No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.



Mrs E Kühn, Tel: (012) 420 2810 for application-related enquiries, and

Prof R Anguelov, Tel: (012) 420 2874 for enquiries relating to the post content.


Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­31 December 2019, 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. All candidates agree to undergo verification of personal credentials.

The University of Pretoria reserves the right to not fill the advertised positions.

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