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  • Posted: Apr 29, 2022
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  • UCT is one of the leading higher education institutions on the African continent and has a tradition of academic excellence that is respected worldwide. Situated on spectacular Devil’s Peak, it is Africa’s oldest and foremost university. Three worldwide rankings have placed UCT among the world’s top 200 institutions, the only African univer...
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    Senior Lecturer: Anatomy

    Requirements:

    • A PhD in Anatomy, a PhD in a related biological science field or an appropriate clinical degree;
    • A proven track record of teaching gross morphological anatomy and embryology tundergraduate and postgraduate students;
    • Evidence of research publications and conference presentations;
    • Evidence of supervision of post-graduate students.

    Advantages:

    • A track record of teaching neuroanatomy
    • Evidence of involvement in curriculum development and review;
    • Evidence of having secured research funding tsupport their research activities;
    • Serve as an active member of national and/or international scholarly societies;
    • Evidence of national and/or international collaborations.

    Responsibilities:

    • Teaching
    • Design and deliver lectures, tutorials, practicals and assessments in anatomy tScience, MBChB, Health and
    • Rehabilitation Science undergraduate and BMedSc(Hons) students and other relevant postgraduate courses;
    • Work with cadavers in dissection halls;
    • Convene courses and manage teaching teams;
    • Supervise/co-supervise post-graduate students (Honours, Masters and Doctoral);
    • Assist in curriculum development and review.

    Research

    • Contribute tthe ongoing development of a research strategy for the Division;
    • Conceptualise, lead and execute research projects in anatomy and related disciplines;
    • Develop/expand research collaborations both nationally and internationally;
    • Raise research funding from appropriate national and international funding bodies;
    • Establish and maintain a productive research group;
    • Mentor post-doctoral research fellows.
    • Leadership, management and administration
    • Perform other leadership, management and administrative functions related tteaching and research (i.e. convene and manage courses, manage research teams, manage funding for research, monitor operational expenses, write progress reports, etc) at Divisional, Departmental, Faculty and University level;
    • When required, be prepared tlead and manage academic activities within the Division, Department, Faculty and/or University;
    • Actively contribute tthe transformation imperatives of the University of Cape Town.

    Social responsiveness

    • Initiate and participate in social responsiveness activities within the Division, Department, Faculty and/or University and broader society.
    • The annual remuneration package including benefits is R968 905.

    To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Ms Abigail Dixon at [email protected] 

    • UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc) • A letter of motivation detailing suitability for this post 
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV) Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line.

    Reference number: E220183

    Closing Date: 3rd, May 2022

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    Senior Lecturer/Lecturer Pure Mathematics

    Requirements include:

    • Lecturer: A PhD in Pure Mathematics at the time of appointment, some research outputs, and some experience lecturing at undergraduate level.
    • Senior Lecturer: As for Lecturer, but also an established research record, successful supervision of postgraduate students, and significant experience lecturing a range of undergraduate and/or postgraduate courses (including course development). Postdoctoral experience is an advantage.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Teaching and developing undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Mathematics (within and beyond the Faculty of Science).
    • Developing and pursuing an active research program, including supervising postgraduate students.
    • Course convening, departmental and faculty administrative duties.

    The annual remuneration package for 2022, including benefits:

    • Lecturer: R805 385
    • Senior Lecturer: R968 905

    To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Ms Natasha Khan at [email protected]

    • UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc )
    • A letter of motivation, your CV (including a complete list of publications), and, clearly articulated Teaching and Research statements.

    Closing Date: 6th, May 2022

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    Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

    The Department of Private Law, within the Faculty of Law, invites applications for appointment to the level of Senior Lecturer / Lecturer to commence employment soonest.
    The Department intends to strengthen research and teaching across a number of areas of the private law curricula: Succession Law; Property Law; Private Law: Systems and Context; Unjustified Enrichment; and Legal Writing.

    We wish to appoint applicants who are academic leaders, or have the potential to be academic leaders, to be part of the Law Faculty, which values a critical and comparative approach to the study of the law.

    Requirements:
    For Lecturer:

    • LLB degree and a strong academic record. A Master’s and PhD will be advantageous
    • Teaching experience will be an advantage.
    • Previous publications will be an advantage.

    For Senior Lecturer:

    • LLB and Master’s degrees and a strong academic record. A PhD will be advantageous
    • Teaching experience at postgraduate level will be an advantage.
    • Evidence of ability to effectively supervise academic research, including postgraduate research.
    • A consistent record of publications appropriate to the level of Senior Lecturer.

    Responsibilities:

    • Teaching courses offered by the Department of Private Law as required by the Department.
    • Maintaining a research profile and publication output commensurate for level of appointment.
    • Contributing to Faculty and Department activities and administration responsibilities appropriate to the level of appointment.

    The annual remuneration packages for 2022, including benefits for the respective levels are as follows:
    Lecturer: R 885 924
    Senior Lecturer: R1 065 796
    To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Ian Petersen at [email protected]

    • UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc)
    • Letter of motivation systematically indicating how you meet the requirements as above, and
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    • Certified transcripts of your academic results.

    Reference number: E220181

    Please ensure that “Private Law” followed by the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line.

    Closing Date: 6th, May 2022

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    Associate Professor/Professor

    This incumbent will be appointed substantively and permanently as Associate Professor/ Professor. In addition to this, the incumbent is expected to take on the Head of Department (HOD) responsibility for Private Law for a fixed period. Once the HODship period has concluded the incumbent will revert to the substantive academic post.

    Requirements:
    Associate Professor:

    • A PhD degree or proof of a significant body of work.
    • Proven and significant experience of and a strong commitment to teaching at tertiary level (specifically in the LLB programme).
    • Ability/willingness to teach in any of the following Private Law courses: Succession Law; Property Law;
    • Private Law: Systems and Context; Unjustified Enrichment; and Legal Writing.
    • Evidence of academic leadership and proven ability to assume the position of HoD for a fixed period.
    • Evidence of ability to supervise academic research effectively, including postgraduate research.
    • A strong and consistent record of publications appropriate to the Associate Professor level, demonstrating the existence of a defined body of work.
    • Strong track record of socially responsive activities and professional service.
    • A strong national standing. International standing will be an advantage.

    Professor:

    • A PhD degree or proof of a significant body of work.
    • Proven and significant experience of and a strong commitment to teaching at tertiary level (specifically in the LLB programme).
    • Ability/willingness to teach in any of the following Private Law courses: Succession Law; Property Law;
    • Private Law: Systems and Context; Unjustified Enrichment; and Legal Writing.
    • Evidence of academic leadership and proven ability to assume the position of HoD for a fixed period.
    • Evidence of ability to supervise academic research effectively, including postgraduate research.
    • A strong and consistent record of publications appropriate to the Professorial level, demonstrating the existence of a defined body of work.
    • Strong track record of socially responsive activities and professional service.
    • Strong national and international standing and collaborations with distinguished academics and industry professionals.

    Responsibilities:

    • Teaching courses offered by the Department of Private Law as required by the Department.
    • Teaching and supervision (at 60 percent normal load).
    • Responsible for the development of skills (writing and learning) for law students.
    • Maintaining a research profile and publication output commensurate for level of appointment at senior
    • academic level
    • Contributing to Faculty and Department activities and administration responsibilities appropriate to the level of appointment.
    • Serve at least a term as Head of the Department (HOD) of Private Law.
    • The annual remuneration packages, including benefits for the respective levels are as follows:
    1. Associate Professor: R 1 279 406
    2. Professor: R 1 560 954

    To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Ian Petersen at [email protected]

    • UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc)
    • Letter of motivation systematically indicating how you meet the requirements as above, and
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    • Certified transcripts of your academic results.

    Reference number: E220182

    Please ensure that “Private Law” followed by the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line.

    Closing Date: 6th, May 2022

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    Lecturer/Senior Lecturer: Applied Mathematics

    The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics is a large and dynamic department with over thirty permanent academic staff. We seek to make one new appointment in Applied Mathematics at the level of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. As this appointment is linked to the South African Research Chair in Physical Cosmology, applicants should be in a closely related field (theoretical high energy physics, cosmology, astrophysics, or gravity).

    Requirements include:

    • Lecturer: A PhD in Applied Mathematics, Physics, or Astronomy with research expertise in one of the previously mentioned areas, a sustained record of peer reviewed research outputs, and some experience lecturing at undergraduate level.
    • Senior Lecturer: As for Lecturer, but also an established independent research record, successful supervision of postgraduate students, and significant experience lecturing a range of undergraduate and/or postgraduate courses (including course development). Postdoctoral experience is an advantage.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Teaching and developing undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Mathematics and Applied
    • Mathematics (within and beyond the Faculty of Science).
    • Developing and pursuing an active research program, including supervising postgraduate students.
    • Course convening, departmental and faculty administrative duties.

    The annual remuneration packages for 2022, including benefits, is R805 385 for Lecturer level and R968 905 for Senior Lecturer level.

    To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Ms Natasha Khan at [email protected]

    • UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc )
    • A letter of motivation, your CV (including a complete list of publications), and, clearly articulated Teaching and Research statements

    Closing Date: 9th, May 2022

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    Medical Laboratory Technologist

    The University of Cape Town Lung Institute requires applications for a Medical Laboratory Technologist* on a Fixed Term Contract to be based within the Red Cross Children’s Hospital laboratory (RCCH). The post will support a busy research laboratory, be responsible for processing and storage of samples across a range of research studies, ensuring quality control for all laboratory specimens and processes and have oversight of laboratory equipment.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Qualified Medical Technologist with minimum of 3 years laboratory experience.
    • Registration with HPCSA.
    • Basic Computer skills and data base management (knowledge of Freezerworks)
    • Must be able to work as part of a team.
    • GCP and GCLP certified.
    • Must have good organizational skills.

    Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

    • Ensuring appropriate processing of specimens in the laboratories.
    • Computer data entry.
    • Manage database with samples (freezerworks).
    • Monitor and Maintain equipment.
    • Waste management.
    • Maintain records.
    • General administrative tasks.
    • Quality control.
    • Maintain CPD.
    • Assisting with logistics regarding appropriate collection, transport and storage of specimens.
    • Performing relevant scientific experiments in line with needs of specific research projects.
    • Assisting with the development of relevant SOPs.
    • Assisting the data team with tasks within the unit.
    • Supporting the clinical team with in-field operations whenever required.
    • Other tasks as assigned.

    Additional Information:

    • 12-month Fixed Term Contract
    • Full-Time (40 hours per week; Monday to Friday)

    To apply, interested applicants are requested to submit a letter of motivation, updated CV and the names and numbers of two contactable referees to: [email protected]

    Closing Date: 30th, April 2022

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    Data Capturer (Contract)

    The Centre for TB Research Innovation (CTBRI) Unit, based at the University of Cape Town Lung Institute, require applications for a DATA CAPTURER* on a Fixed Term Contract.
    The Lung Institute is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of Cape Town and is recognised internationally as a leader in the study of treatments for tuberculosis and airways diseases, having performed more than 150 research projects. Since 2008 CTBRI has conducted research into tuberculosis with focus areas of TB drug development, HIV/TB interaction, effects of smoking in TB and HIV, and understanding adherence to medication in drug-resistant TB.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Grade 12 / Matric equivalent
    • 1-2 years’ experience in related field (electronic data capturing)
    • General Computer Literacy
    • Proven proficiency in MS Excel and MS Access,
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (Fluency in English)
    • Excellent organisational and time management skills
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
    • Willingness to work in a Covid-19 environment

    The following will be advantageous:

    • Fluency in another South African Language (Afrikaans or Xhosa)
    • Previous research experience
    • Knowledge about TB, COVID-19
    • ICH Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Certification
    • Familiarity of Research Documentation Standards

    Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

    • Accurately enter data related to multi-national research projects, particularly in the fields of tuberculosis and COVID-19
    • Double data entry of patient recruitment forms
    • Error checking and query investigation
    • Accurate document filing
    • Perform other research related duties as assigned.

    Additional Information:

    • 4-6 month Fixed Term Contract
    • Working hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday
    • To apply, interested applicants are requested to submit a Cover Letter and Updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) including the names and contact information of two contactable references to: [email protected] 

    Closing Date: 30th, April 2022

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    Administrative Officer: Undergraduate Section

    The Department of Finance and Tax seeks to appoint a full-time, permanent, Undergraduate Administrative Officer. The main purpose of this position is to perform a full range of academic administrative functions in the undergrad section. These functions include effective, efficient high quality administrative services, academic and student support for the department. The incumbent needs to lead themselves, as well as provide leadership in developing own and others’ capabilities, must also play a leading role in collaboration both internally and externally.

    Requirements for the position:

    • A relevant tertiary qualification at NQF 5 level (or 120 credits of an NQF 6/7 qualification)
    • A minimum 3-year relevant working experience
    • Extensive experience in course administration and student engagement
    • Advanced computer literacy: Competence in Microsoft Office, with intermediate level Excel skills
    • Working experience in an ERP system
    • Demonstrable written and verbal skills in the English language
    • Experience working in a deadline-driven environment
    • Demonstrable initiative, working independently and as part of a team
    • Experience working with Events co-ordination
    • Prior supervisory experience

    The following would be advantageous:

    • Experience in PeopleSoft, VULA, eRA and WebNow
    • An NQF 6 qualification
    • 5 years relevant experience
    • Knowledge of Higher Education administration, policies, and procedures
    • Competence in database management
    • Prior experience in servicing committees

    Responsibilities include:

    • Provide efficient course administration support, including effective communication with convenors and students
    • Ensure the effective management of the allocated courses from an administrative perspective
    • Create and maintain class scheduling in Peoplesoft
    • Provide operations and teams’ support
    • Administer and maintain Vula sites for allocated courses
    • Administer Examination Process (including supplementary exams)
    • Supervise and mentor Undergraduate Administrative Assistant
    • HR adhoc and tutor payments
    • Third Party System- Capture new third-party staff on the system.

    The 2022 annual remuneration package, including benefits, is between R371 131 and R436 624. To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to [email protected]

    • UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc)
    • Motivation letter, and
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV).

    Reference number: E22424

    Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line.

    Closing Date: 1st, May 2022

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    Bartender (Adhoc)

    The Baxter Theatre Centre seeks to appoint ten (10) Bartenders/Barristers on an ad-hoc basis forappointment commencing 12 May 2022. The successful candidates will be responsible for full barista and bar service duties to the Baxter Theatre Centre patrons.

    Requirements:

    • A matric certificate or an equivalent qualification (NQF4 level).
    • A sound interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written).
    • Fluency in English and at least one other official language.
    • The ability to work well under pressure, both as part of a team and independently.
    • Alertness and the ability to think quickly in an emergency.
    • A strong sense of customer service.
    • Electronic Point of Sale experience.

    Advantageous:

    • Three to five year’s work experience in the hospitality sector in food and beverages.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • To deliver friendly, efficient customer service to patrons and staff at the Baxter Theatre
    • Centre at all times.
    • Controlling and accounting for stock.
    • To serve beverages, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
    • Processing orders and sales on the electronic point of sale system.
    • Assisting, maintaining, and cleaning the bar equipment and service areas.
    • Always adhering to the Liquor Act of the Western Cape.
    • Reconciling day-end sales and cash transactions.
    • Adhering to the standard code of conduct of the Baxter Theatre Bar.

    The salary is between R3000.00 and R6000.00
    To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Mr Hubert Rumble at [email protected] and Alexander Petersen [email protected]

    • UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc)
    • Cover letter, and
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

    Reference number: E22415

    Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line.

    Closing Date: 1st, May 2022

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    Administrative Assistant

    The main purpose of this position is to support the Undergraduate Manager in providing an effective and efficient administrative service to the Faculty, undergraduate students and applicants, in all aspects of academic administration and servicing of academic committees.

    Requirements for the job:

    • Grade 12, with preferably a 3-year tertiary qualification.
    • Three years of university or equivalent experience working in a changing environment.
    • Experience with transactional databases and or PeopleSoft.
    • Experience with spreadsheets at the intermediate level.
    • Experience with servicing committees.
    • Strong interpersonal and well-developed communication (verbal and written) skills.
    • The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • The ability to work under pressure in a highly demanding environment with competing pressures.
    • Initiative and willingness to work flexible hours based on work pressure at peak periods

    The following will be advantageous:

    • Experience with implementation of online academic administration systems and procedures.

    Responsibilities:

    • Online Admissions and Online Registration
    • Online Student Administration (academic concessions, curriculum changes, credit and exemptions, leave of absence, progression statuses, mark changes, qualifiers and distinctions, Dean’s Merit List, prizes and awards)
    • Online and in-person student queries, help and advice
    • Detailed and thorough investigation and maintenance of Student Records for funding and graduation purposes.
    • Committee work: drafting agendas, writing detailed minutes and follow-up work on behalf of the Timetable Committee

    The annual cost of employment, including benefits (where applicable), is between R 337,873 and R 397,499.

    To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to at [email protected]

    • UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc)
    • Cover letter, and
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

    Reference number: E22417

    Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line. An application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete.

    Closing Date: 2nd, May 2022

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    Online Learning Designer

    The Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for appointment to these permanent positions. The successful candidates will join the CILT Course and Curriculum Design team in supporting academics to develop blended and online courses and learning materials at the University of Cape Town. Given our current context, you may need to work in a flexible hybrid mode (online remotely and in-person on campus as required).

    Requirements:

    • An NQF 7 level qualification e.g., a 3-year undergraduate or Bachelors degree.
    • 3 years of experience working with online or blended education.
    • 1 year of experience doing educational or instructional design for higher education.
    • Ability to work in online collaborative teams using productivity tools (such as MS Teams, Trello, Googledrive).
    • Capacity to create digital assets through a variety of programmes/ applications.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written).
    • Demonstrable analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to assist academics create effective online teaching resources.
    • Ability to facilitate a learning design workshop.
    • Ability to write clear instructional text.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Ability to be responsive, work in an agile way, and manage competing demands.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Knowledge of learning design principles.
    • Knowledge of the higher education context.
    • Knowledge of online learning platforms.
    • Knowledge about the barriers and affordances of online education in a South African context.

    Advantageous:

    • Knowledge of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).
    • Confidence using a range of content authoring tools.
    • Experience supporting video production.

    Responsibilities:

    • To work with academics and the CILT team to create and improve blended courses and degrees.
    • To advise teaching staff about the most appropriate use of technologies to enhance learning.
    • To offer education and training around effective online and blended learning design.
    • To design and develop digitally enabled education provision at UCT.
    • Participate in research and evaluation activities as required.

    The annual cost of employment for 2022 ranges from R439 276 to R516 794 depending on the experience of the candidate.

    To apply, please e-mail the following documents in a single pdf file, using your name as the file name to [email protected]

    • UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc
    • Cover letter motivating your application for this job and how you meet the requirements
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV) of not more than 3 pages

    Use the following subject line: ONLINE LEARNING DESIGNER (REF NUMBER)

    Reference number: E220185

    Closing Date: 2nd, May 2022

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    Coordinator: Researcher Development Academy

    While this position requires for the applicant to have an academic profile, this position is not an academic position.

    Requirements:

    • Doctoral Degree;
    • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the SA Higher Education research environment either as an academic, researcher, research consultant or research project manager;
    • Evidence of experience in the development and presentation of face-to-face, AND blended learning, AND online training material;
    • Research publication record;
    • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills;
    • Ability to understand and adapt to a range of different research practices;
    • Proven experience with the research funding environment (proposals & reports writing experience);
    • Willingness to engage with new forms of technology that are relevant to Researcher Development programmes.

    Advantages:

    • Postgraduate and Postdoctoral Student supervision;
    • Successful Research grant proposal writing.
    • Good organisation skills

    Responsibilities:

    • Be integrally involved in formulating, organising and managing the annual RDA academic calendars through the identification of researchers needs in terms of skills and ensure the provision of the necessary courses;
    • Develop and design new researcher development material and programme content while refreshing and updating existing material and content where necessary;
    • Source UCT Academics, facilitators and presenters for the delivery of the relevant researcher development programmes;
    • Build solid and lasting relationships with the research offices of other academic institutions with the view of mainstreaming the RDA’s researcher development initiatives at these institutions;
    • Support the implementation of a range of research grant and award opportunities as well as special projects;
    • Keep abreast of both National and International researcher development developments and best practices.

    The annual remuneration package for 2022, including benefits, is between R 671 593 and R 790 107.

    To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Ms Natasha Khan at [email protected]

    • Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc),
    • A letter of motivation (detailed motivation clearly addressing the job requirements),
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV) maximum 5 pages.

    Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line. An application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete.

    Reference number: E220186

    Closing Date: 3rd, May 2022

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    Clinical Trial Coordinator/Research Coordinator

    The Clinical Research Centre (CRC) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill a Clinical Trial Coordinator/Research Coordinator post on a 3-year full-time contract. The incumbent will be based at the CRC offices at the Old Main Building at Groote Schuur Hospital, but will attend other faculty sites as required. The CRC aims to support its staff in their conduct of high-quality clinical research through advice, services and facilities. We are seeking an experienced, dynamic individual to work with investigators and their teams in their conduct of their clinical trials (or other clinical research projects). You will work with a friendly and dynamic team in a Centre of Excellence in trials.

    Requirements:

    • NQF7 (Nursing Degree equivalent) qualification
    • 2 years’ experience working as a clinical trial coordinator (e.g., knowledge of trials, quality control, development of SOPs)
    • 2 years’ administrative & data entry experience
    • Nursing skills
    • Phlebotomy skills
    • Excellent knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) procedures
    • Valid current South African Nursing Council (SANC) Registration
    • Available to work after hours (including overnight and/or weekend) if required
    • Strong decision-making skills
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

    Advantageous:

    • Experience working in paediatrics or oncology
    • Experience working in South African public hospital setting
    • Fluency in isiXhosa and/or Afrikaans

    Responsibilities:

    • Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, GCP and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), you will work
    • with diverse clinical research teams to help ensure projects are delivered within budget and on time, including:
    • Maintaining effective and ongoing communication among the sponsors, research participants and PI / Subinvestigators during the study.
    • Ensuring that the clinical research and activities are performed in accordance with the policies and procedures (Protocol, Ethics).
    • Attend Investigator Meetings (nationally or internationally) as required or requested by the sponsor.
    • Completing detailed study documentation and maintain study files, regulatory binders, all study specific source
    • documentation and other materials in accordance with the sponsor requirements.
    • Co-ordinate the logistics with various departments/entities (pharmacy, laboratory, courier company, etc.).
    • Telephonic contact with patients
    • Designing source documentation according to the study protocol and CRF and/or e-CRF
    • Assisting medical staff with informed consent procedures, including explanation of research project.
    • Performing phlebotomy and labelling of blood samples
    • Performing general clinical nursing tasks like obtaining vital signs, performing ECGs, administering patientreported outcome questionnaires, etc.

    To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Ms Sithini Ngozi at [email protected]

    • UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc)
    • Letter of motivation that speaks to the specific requirements of the position
    • Curriculum vitae (CV) in current SAHPRA format (listing all trials you have worked on)
    • Proof of SANC registration and current South African Good Clinical Practice (GCP) certificate

    Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line.
    Reference number: E220194

    Closing Date: 5th, May 2022

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    Innovation Project Coordinator

    Requirements:

    • NQF 6 in Business Administration or equivalent.
    • 3 years’ relevant work experience ideally in a project management environment.
    • Report writing, excellent verbal and written skills (English).
    • Ability to review finances against budgets (Excel).
    • Good record management and planning capabilities.
    • Good interpersonal skills – capable of interacting with people from different industries as well as project and information management.

    Responsibilities:

    • Are detailed more fully in the job description, but key performance areas include:
    • Funding Calls and Awards administration;
    • Project Management of Funded Projects;
    • Communication & Liaison with stakeholders, external and internal to UCT.

    The annual cost of employment for 2022, including benefits is between R 439 276 and R 516 794.

    To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Ms Natasha Khan at [email protected]

    • Signed UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc)
    • Letter of motivation (1 page), and
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV) (max 4 pages)

    Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line.
    Reference number: E220189

    Closing Date: 5th, May 2022

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    Laboratory Assistant (2 Positions)

    The Division of Immunology (Department of Pathology) and Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IDM) seeks to employ two Laboratory Assistants as of 1 May 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. The candidates will work within a team and will be responsible for laboratory maintenance and servicing by providing an efficient support structure to the research and teaching functions of staff and students within the Division of Immunology and Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine  (IDM), respectively.

    Requirements:

    • Grade 12, NQF 4, or National technical certificate
    • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience working in a laboratory environment
    • Basic computer literacy
    • Ability to work within a team and independently
    • Good organizational skills and ability to work efficiently
    • Willingness to assist with ad hoc duties which arise from time to time
    • Advantageous:
    • An understanding of laboratory health and safety practices and working with hazardous or infectious materials
    • Basic knowledge of media and solution preparation

    Responsibilities:

    • Servicing and cleaning of laboratories to ensure uninterrupted and smooth functioning
    • Monitoring and executing laboratory waste disposal and servicing procedures in accordance with specific health and safety practices
    • Preparation, cleaning and sterilisation of glassware, instruments and reagents including operating and monitoring the efficiency of sterilisation equipment
    • General laboratory maintenance including the filling of Liquid Nitrogen tanks and ensuring an adequate supply for optimal operation
    • Ensuring all SOPs are performed in accordance with the laboratory work code
    • Administration – maintaining records and providing cross-cover laboratory assistance as required

    The annual cost of employment, including benefits is R207 839 to R244 513.
    To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Fadwah Booley at [email protected]

    • UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc)
    • Cover letter, and
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

    Please ensure that the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line.
    Reference number: E22428

    Closing Date: 5th, May 2022

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    Head: Online Education and Course and Curriculum Design

    The role provides strategic leadership and management for blended and online learning at UCT aligned with UCT’s Vision 2030 and Digitally Enabled Education imperatives, in the areas of curriculum and course design, learning design and digital media. This position plays a key strategic role in leading and supporting our course and curriculum design services which includes ongoing staff support as well as course development work. We are looking for someone who is passionate, motivated and agile to help drive us toward our broader vision, while overseeing design and delivery of high-quality student-centred experiences that are socially responsive and contextually relevant.

    Requirements:

    • An NQF level 9 qualification (Master’s Degree) preferably in education, educational technology or ICTs in education or a cognate discipline.
    • 7 years relevant work experience, including at least 5 years’ senior leadership experience related to the provision of online and blended learning in a tertiary education context.
    • Experience of strategic leadership in digital education
    • Experience of programme management and evaluation for blended and online learning projects and initiatives.
    • Demonstrable experience in operational management and capacity development for curriculum and course design, learning design and digital media.
    • Understanding of the integration of educational technology and tools into course curricula, and the underpinning theories and frameworks
    • Proficiency with educational technologies and tools.
    • Demonstrable experience of business planning processes and operational models for digitally enabled education.
    • Experience in conducting and applying research in digitally enabled education.
    • Experience of interpreting and providing input into policy, and its implementation at an institutional level.
    • Experience of managing complex project teams, relationships, and systems.
    • Excellent communication (verbal and written) with sound interpersonal and presentation skills.
    • Experience of engaging with and managing internal and external stakeholders and stakeholder relationships at multiple levels.

    Advantageous:

    • Familiarity with multimedia and video production.

    Responsibilities:

    • Accountable for the leadership and management of the Course and Curriculum Design team and its two units: the Digital Media Unit and the Learning Design Team.
    • Line management responsibility for senior staff in the Course and Curriculum Design team.
    • Supporting the strategy and conceptualisation of the digitally enabled education project across the university.
    • Provide programme management and operational direction for online and blended education initiatives.
    • Participation in relevant departmental, faculty and institutional committees.
    • Conduct, support and coordinate applied research and evaluation related to CILT’s work.

    The annual cost of employment is between R906 943 and R1066 991.

    To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Tracy Moore at [email protected]

    • UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc)
    • Letter of motivation systematically indicating how you meet the requirements as above, and
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

    Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line.

    Reference number: E220192

    Closing Date: 6th, May 2022

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    Buildings and Facilities Manager

    Requirements:

    • NQF6 level qualification e.g. built environment, engineering, architecture, construction management
    • 6 years’ recent and relevant experience in facilities and building management with exposure to a Green
    • Star certified building.
    • Demonstrated experience in ensuring occupational health and safety in the workplace.
    • Demonstrated experience in managing contractors and sub-contractors.
    • Demonstrated experience in project management and attention to detail.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills (good oral and written communication skills).
    • Ability to respond under pressure to emergency situations
    • Demonstrate ability to understand technology and adapt it in the workplace.
    • Proven computer literacy high level of proficiency in MS Office suite.
    • Proven analytical and problem-solving ability.
    • Code EB drivers license
    • Medically fit experiencing no difficulty with walking, hearing, eyesight, climbing steps or entering confined spaces with no fear of heights

    Advantageous:

    • Experience in a 6 star Green Star certified building.
    • Experience in working in a large corporate environment

    Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for managing and monitoring the operational plans to ensure the d-schools’ building, facilities and equipment are functioning and in good order.
    • Responsible for ensuring a prompt response for any emergencies. These may include lifts, security and fire alarms, plumbing, electrical, etc.
    • Responsible for proactive and preventative maintenance on the building.
    • Responsible for ensuring the building operates very efficiently and effectively as designed, in terms of energy and water consumption, waste recycling, indoor air quality and thermal comfort.
    • Responsible for managing out tasked contractors
    • Draw up specifications, bill of quantities, cost estimates and procurement policies
    • Responsible for managing workplace plans to ensure the d-schools’ complies with the occupational health and safety act.
    • Responsible for the effective functioning of the d-school security and access control system, and a rapid response is in place.
    • Responsible for all d-school building projects and administration.
    • Responsible for the management of external sub-contractors and communication with UCT property and services.
    • Compile budget and provide feedback to the Director of D-school
    • Conducts regular audits of assets, building, plant and infrastructure
    • Attends regular safety meetings and report noncompliance
    • Take responsibility for students and visitors inductions

    The annual cost of employment is between R547 299 and R643 880.

    To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Tracy Moore at [email protected]

    • UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc)
    • Letter of motivation systematically indicating how you meet the requirements as above, and
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

    Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line.
    Reference number: E220193

    Closing Date: 6th, May 2022

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    Analyst: IT Governance, Risk & Compliance (IT GRC)

    The ideal candidate will: have excellent verbal, written and inter-personal communication skills with the ability tdevelop strong stakeholder relationships and manage expectations; be service-oriented and results-driven with a track record of delivery with attention tdetail and within agreed timelines; have strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills; be
    skilled at planning, time management and coordinating activities; demonstrate high levels of enthusiasm, initiative and adaptability; have a track record of accountability, taking ownership, following through on commitments and driving tasks through tcompletion; work well independently and as part of a closely-knit team, contributing toward the team’s performance and growth.

    Purpose of the Position:
    The IT GRC Analyst will play a pivotal role in supporting the senior GRC manager in maturing the IT GRC processes and practices by assisting with:

    (i) IT policies, procedures, and processes;

    (ii) IT Risk Management;

    (iii) Quality Assurance & Compliance Management:

    (iv) Testing of Controls;

    (v) Management Reports.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities include:

    GRC Projects:

    • Assist with the scoping, planning, execution and monitoring of certain GRC-related projects.

    IT Governance:

    • Assist with the definition and implementation of Key Performance Indicators across the ICTS department;
    • Assist with the development of RACI matrices for various IT processes;
    • Assist with the development and documentation of IT-related policies and procedures.

    IT Risk Management for Operational & Project risks – periodic support of:

    • Identification & assessment of IT risks
    • Monitoring of the implementation of mitigating controls
    • Maintenance of the risk and issues register

    IT Quality Assurance & Compliance Management:

    • Support of internal audits and assessments against adopted standards (e.g. COBIT, ISO27001 etc.) to assist with compliance management and the improvement of IT / business processes.
    • Assist with quality assurance reviews of IT Projects, within the ICTS project office, against project management industry standards adopted.
    • Assist with documenting and performing Compliance review and testing procedures.

    IT Processes and Controls:

    • Support of the design and implementation of IT Processes and Controls within the ICTS department aligned with adopted standards and frameworks.
    • Assist with conducting reviews and monitoring compliance with approved business processes and control
    • frameworks within the ICTS department.

    Internal / External Audits:

    • Co-ordination of activities required tfulfil the requirements of internal and external audits or assessments.

    Reporting:

    • Assist with the development of GRC-related dashboard reports.
    • Assist with the preparation and dissemination of GRC management reports.
    • GRC Officer Requirements include:

    Minimum Requirements:

    • An Information Systems or IT-related qualification at a minimum NQF level 6 (National Diploma or Advanced Certificate).
    • A minimum of 5 years’ relevant IT GRC experience in an enterprise (complex) environment.
    • A thorough understanding of and experience in the use of: the COBIT (IT Governance & Management) framework; and an industry-recognised Risk Management framework
    • Good English verbal and written, business communication skills
    • Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office suite.

    Additional / Advantageous Requirements:

    • One of the following certifications: M_o_R, CRISC, CGEIT or an IRMSA-endorsed Risk Management certification.
    • COBIT Certification (IT Governance & Management Framework)
    • Project Management skills and experience in the use of an industry-recognised Project Management methodology.
    • Good presentation and facilitation skills.
    • Strong planning, organising, and coordinating skills.
    • inter-personal and relationship-building skills.
    • Strong negotiation and influencing skills.

    The all-inclusive remuneration package is negotiable between R427 228 and R671 593 for the 12-month contract term.

    To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single PDF file to: [email protected]

    • Application Form
    • Cover letter, and
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

    Reference number: E22426

    Closing Date: 9th, May 2022

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    IT Project Manager

    The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal, written and inter-personal communication skills; have well-developed leadership skills; demonstrate a customer-centric focus with high levels of personal credibility and an ability to develop strong stakeholder relationships and manage expectations; demonstrate high levels of enthusiasm, initiative and adaptability; have strong planning, time management, analytical thinking and problem-solving skills; have a track record of accountability and integrity, taking ownership and following through on commitments; have a track record of quality delivery with attention to detail; work well independently and as part of a closely-knit team, committed to continual learning and development.

    Appointment to this position will require the following:
    Minimum Requirements:

    • At least an NQF level 5 qualification in Information Systems, IT Management, IT Project Management or a related field;
    • A completed, industry recognised, Project Management Certification (at practitioner level);
    • A minimum of 8 years’ relevant IT Project Management experience serving as the Lead Project Manager on complex,
    • large-scale ICT projects;
    • A proven track record of successfully leading projects with diverse stakeholder groups including technical teams, business stakeholders / senior management and 3rd party technology partners / service providers;
    • A strong track record of effective personal and team leadership;

    Additional Requirements:

    • At least 8 years’ relevant experience in managing a combination of Technology infrastructure and Application /
    • Systems related projects with a strong grasp of the Systems Development Lifecycle;
    • A proven track record of establishing effective project governance, and producing and maintaining required project documentation and artifacts;
    • Excellent oral, written and inter-personal communication skills;
    • Strong planning, organizing, coordinating and time management skills;
    • Strong group facilitation and presentation skills;
    • Medium to advanced proficiency in the use of MS Office and recognised project management software.

    The following would be to your advantage:

    • An accredited post-graduate diploma in project management;
    • Familiarity with the Higher Education Sector in South Africa;
    • Experience in Organisational Change Management as an enabler for successful project delivery;

    The all-inclusive, annual remuneration package on offer is negotiable between R427,228 and R790,107, depending on whether applicants are considered for the 12-month contract post or the permanent post.

    To apply, please clearly indicate which post you’re applying for – i.e. either “IT PM Contract Post” or “IT PM Permanent Post” – and email the below documents in a single pdf file to: [email protected]

    • UCT HR201 Application Form (download at http://www.staff.uct.ac.za/staff/vacancies/general)
    • Cover letter;
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV);
    • Copies of relevant qualifications and certifications;

    Reference number: E22427

    Closing Date: 9th, May 2022

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    Curriculum Coordinator

    We invite suitable candidates to apply for this position of Curriculum Co-ordinator. The successful candidate will be part of the EduCare Centre team in the Property and Services, Estates and Custodial Services.

    Requirements:

    • NQF 7 qualification in ECD and or related field with special needs and specialist training.
    • 5 years’ experience in curriculum and management experience, CURRICULUM TRAINED-NCF, NELDS and experience for differently abled children will be an advantage.
    • Lesson presentation, learner assessment, presentations, curriculum support, staff relations, interpersonal skills, professional knowledge and skill.
    • Curriculum knowledge within ECD, NELDS, NCF.
    • SACE, drivers licence, First Aid Certificate, NCF certificate/training.
    • Honesty to handle finances.

    Responsibilities:

    • Successfully formulate a work environment that values and develops its employees within structures and composition of the University, inspiring, transforming, treating everyone fairly/objectively with respect and dignity within high standard and quality of Universities ethos.
    • Monitor/assess/evaluate/track progress on all educational projects managed to ensure projects achieve their objectives and deliverables, documenting all activities effectively being accountable for curriculum needs of the Educare.

    CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT:

    • Interpretation of learning programmes, development of learning materials and assessment methods and selection of appropriate teaching strategies.

    LESSON PRESENTATION AND METHODOLOGY:

    • Teacher’s knowledge and experience of the learning areas that is presented to learners in ways that produce learning, interest, involvement, questions and critical thinking.
    • Assist staff members with indoor and outdoor weekly planning.

    LEARNER ASSESSMENT:

    • The ability to assess the progress as well as the potential and actual learning through using a variety of assessment procedures.
    • In consultation with the teaching staff, develop and plan the yearly learning programme, work schedules, lesson plans and assessment standards.
    • Communicate with parents regarding curriculum matters.
    • Manage library borrowing procedure of all classes.
    • Update yearly planner.
    • Monthly report of staff activity and progress
    • Review progress reports to determine whether they are aligned with WCED.

    HEALTH AND SAFETY:

    • Manage inventory and stock taking of Educare.
    • Ensure that the health and safety policies are always applied.
    • Purchase of educational resources for Educare.
    • Check that parent contact numbers list is always updated.
    • Serve on the Management committee, fund-raising sub committee.
    • Ensure that the support staff is fulfilling their role in supporting the class teachers within management team.

    The annual cost of employment for 2022, including benefits is between R 439 276 – R 516 794.

    Kindly note that this position and does not qualify for school holidays.

    To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Mrs. Natasha Khan at [email protected]

    • UCT Application Form (download at http://forms.uct.ac.za/hr201.doc)
    • Cover letter, and
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

    Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line.  

    Reference number: E220197

    Closing Date: 11th, May 2022

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    Immunology Laboratory Technician

    The purpose of this position is to undertake laboratory research in several grant-funded immunology projects related to TB and COVID-19 using human biological samples, including those collected at the site of disease.
    Requirements:

    • At least an MSc in immunology, molecular biology or a related field (candidates with a BSc Honors will be considered if
    • they have sufficient experience in the techniques listed below)
    • Two or more years of laboratory experience in immunology (working with infectious human samples would be advantageous).
    • One or more scientific publication/s related to immunology would be advantageous.

    Experience in two or more of the following techniques is essential:

    • Peripheral blood mononuclear and bronchoalveolar lavage cell processing and cryopreservation
    • Flow cytometry (hands-on experience would be highly advantageous)
    • Working with infectious pathogens (i.e. TB, SARS-CoV2) in BSL3 laboratory settings (advantageous)
    • Culturing of human primary cells
    • ELISA, ELISPOT, Luminex
    • RNA extraction from different human specimens (cells, tissue)
    • Other relevant molecular or immunology techniques.
    • Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and Internet, simple stats software experience would be advantageous)

    Primary responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

    • Performing relevant immunological techniques including but not limited to PBMC/ BAL cell processing, cell isolation and culture, flow cytometry (staining, acquisition, analysis), other techniques relevant to the specific project.
    • Assisting with logistics regarding appropriate collection, storage and transport of human specimens.
    • Ordering and maintaining reagent and consumable inventories
    • Ensuring site and laboratory equipment is functioning appropriately.
    • Ensuring good Quality Assurance and Quality Control.
    • Liaising between laboratory and clinical staff.
    • Assisting with experimental design and development of relevant SOPs.
    • Assisting with writing of reports and other administrative duties related to the projects
    • Supporting the clinical team with in-field operations whenever required.

    The annual remuneration is negotiable depending on qualifications and experience.

    Application process:
    To apply, please e-mail a 3-page CV, a letter of motivation & details of 3 references to [email protected]

    Closing Date: 22nd, May 2022

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