Associate Professor Position, University of Cape Town

The Physics Department at UCT seeks an Associate Professor with a present or planned research programme in fundamental experimental nuclear physics (nuclear structure and reactions) at iThemba LABS national laboratory ( An applicant must have a PhD in Physics, an established profile of internationally recognized research publication in experimental nuclear physics, a record of attracting research funding, a history of successful postgraduate research supervision, and a proven ability to provide academic research leadership.

He/she will be expected to:

• provide senior leadership in nuclear physics research activities at iThemba LABS

• lecture at both introductory and senior undergraduate level (including service courses), and give specialist lectures at Honours (4th year) level

• supervise Honours-level projects, and MSc and PhD students

• teach both junior and senior undergraduate laboratories

• contribute actively to departmental administrative responsibilities

The annual remuneration package for 2014, including benefits, is

R703 151.

Application process:

To apply, please e-mail the completed UCT Application form (HR201) and all other relevant documentation as indicated on the form, with the subject line "Associate Professor, Physics" followed by the reference number SR639/14 to Ms Edith Graham at


Staff Recruitment Office, University of Cape Town, Private Bag X3, Rondebosch, 7700


+27 21 650 5405 Departmental website:

The application form can be downloaded at

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

Reference number: SR639/14

Closing date: 11th April 2014

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