University of Cape Town Government Vacancies 2022 :LECTURER: LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

University of Cape Town Government Vacancies 2022 :LECTURER: LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT


Applications are invited for this permanent position, for appointment as soon as possible. The successful candidate will
join a dynamic team in the Language Development Group in the Academic Development Programme, CHED, and work
closely with the Humanities faculty and other faculties across the university. The successful candidate will report to
the unit head of the Language Development Group.


• An appropriate Masters qualification (NQF9), preferably a PhD, or working towards completing a PhD
• Demonstrated relevant experience in the teaching or tutoring of academic literacies at the undergraduate and
postgraduate levels

• Experience with multimodal teaching platforms
• Demonstrated experience in conducting qualitative research
• Excellent writing and communication skills
The following would be an advantage:
• A background in education or applied linguistics
• Experience in working with a diverse student body
• Experience in research capacity development
• Experience in project management
• Experience in working in a writing centre at a higher education institution
• Proficiency in at least one other South African language, in addition to English


• Design and teach on a suite of face-to-face, blended, and online writing courses
• Design, deliver and review workshops on writing
• Train tutors in departments and consultants in the writing centres on aspects of academic writing
• Advise individual students on the writing of qualitative research
• Develop peer research-support forums for students
• Collaborate with qualitative disciplines to design writing interventions at the undergraduate and postgraduate
• Contribute to academic staff development
• Undertake research, preferably on writing in the qualitative disciplines
• Assist with the management of postgraduate research projects on research writing

The annual cost of employment, including benefits (where applicable) at Lecturer level is R805 385

To apply, please email the below documents in a single pdf file to Tracy Moore at
– UCT Application form (download at
– Cover letter, and
– Curriculum Vitae (CV)

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.

Telephone: 021 650 5405 Website:
Reference number: E220119 Closing date: 18 February 2022
UCT is a designated employer and is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity, and redress in achieving its
equity targets in accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and
targets. Preference will be given to candidates from the under-represented Designated Groups. Our Employment
Equity Policy is available at
UCT reserves the right not to appoint.

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