Job Details

  • Reference number: Ref: Unit 7615
  • Province: Eastern Cape
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: February 21st

Background to Position

Eastern Cape, Alice Campus The University of Fort Hare is a vibrant, equitable and sustainable African University, committed to teaching and research excellence at the service of its students, scholars and the wider community. The University of Fort Hare is seeking applications from appropriately qualified and experienced candidates for the post Lecturer in the Department of Pure & Applied Mathematics, Faculty of Science and Agriculture.


Job Description


  • Teach undergraduate courses in Mathematics and any other courses assigned to you by the Head of Department.
  • Participate in regular recurriculation of modules or programme reviews.
  • Develop research within the areas of Group Theory and Fuzzy Group Theory .
  • Attract research funding.
  • Supervise BSc Honours, MSc and PhD students.
  • Participate in community engagement.
  • Any other responsibilities assigned by the Head of Department.
  • The successful candidate will be required to register for a PGDHE

Inherent Criteria

Minimum Requirements:

  • A PhD degree in Pure Mathematics
  • Teaching experience at tertiary level.
  • Research experience supported by a publication record in DHET accredited journals.

Added Advantage:

  • Evidence of attracting research funding.
  • Supervision of post-graduate students.
  • NRF rating

Application Requirement

To apply:  Interested applicants who meet the criteria are invited to:

1.   Visit the Website for a more comprehensive advert and to apply online. Applications must clearly indicate the name of the post and the Campus applied for on the SUBJECT LINE. 

2.   Submit the motivation and resume as well as supporting documents namely; ID/passport, certificates and proof of remuneration and three work-related referees, on the application website.

3.   Note that for all re-advertised positions this advert supersedes the one advertised previously owing to modifications made. Candidates who have previously applied are requested to re-apply.

4.   No faxes or walk-ins (hard copies) will be accepted.

5.   Applicants are urged to ensure that their applications reach the Human Resources Department before the closing date.  Late applications will not be considered.

6.   Failure to comply with the above directions will result in the application being disqualified.

Note:   Correspondence will be conducted with short-listed candidates only.

Closing date:  6 March 2023   Queries can be directed to Ms A. Sonjica and 043 704 7190   The University reserves the right NOT to make a permanent appointment at this stage. University of Fort Hare is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Pursuant to complying with the Employment Equity Act No.55 of 1998, when appointing preference will be given to applicants from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile.

About University of Fort Hare

The University of Fort Hare is a public university in Alice, Eastern Cape, South Africa. It was a key institution of higher education for black Africans from 1916 to 1959 when it offered a Western-style academic education to students from across sub-Saharan Africa, creating a black African elite.