COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE
LECTURER NGAP (MATHEMATICS)
SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS, STATISTICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
REF NO.: MSCS02/2019
Are you interested in becoming a researcher that contributes to the cutting edge of
knowledge in the field of Mathematics (Algebra/Analysis/Differential Geometry or
Topology)? Do you want to grow into an academic and researcher in one of these
exciting fields? If your answer is yes then we would like to offer you an exciting
opportunity, in collaboration with the Department of Higher Education’s New General
Academic Programme, to join the University of KwaZulu – Natal and become part of our
journey to becoming the premier University of African Scholarship. The successful
candidate is expected to register for the doctoral degree at UKZN and will be closely
mentored to becoming an academic through a developmental programme and with
early career development.
The incumbent will report to the Dean and Head of School of Mathematics, Statistics
and Computer Science.
• A relevant Honours degree in mathematics
• A Masters degree in an appropriate area of pure mathematics
• South African Citizen
The successful applicant will be expected to complete a PhD within 5 years from the
date of assumption of duty.
A brief statement of motivation regarding the applicant’s aspiration to become an
academic and a researcher must accompany the applications.
Enquiries and details regarding this post, may be directed to the Human Resources
Consultant, Ms Mbalenhle Gumbi, e-mail: Gumbim@ukzn.ac.za
Appointment to this post will be on the January 2018 Conditions of Service
The remuneration package offered includes benefits.