University of Cape Town, Faculty of Humanities
Dean and Professor, Faculty of Humanities
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University of Cape Town
Faculty of Humanities
Dean and Professor
We seek a candidate for the position of Dean of the Faculty of Humanities for appointment from 1 January 2014, or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointment is normally for five years, subject to renewal.
The Faculty of Humanities includes core humanities subjects such as Languages and Philosophy, Social Sciences, e.g. Anthropology and History, professional disciplines such as Social Work, Psychology and Education alongside long-established programmes in the performing and creative arts and a number of vibrant institutes and centres of study (see www.humanities.uct.ac.za/about/welcome/).
We seek a Dean with a scholarly record appropriate to the professorial level, and with the necessary experience and ability to guide and manage a diverse faculty.
The Dean will be expected to lead transformation in the Faculty, and in the University generally, by implementing measures to improve, inter alia, the race and gender representivity of students and staff in the Faculty and to enhance diversity in the institution.
The Dean will also lead processes that engage the University and its academic programmes with centres and debates elsewhere on the continent.
As part of the senior management group of the University, he or she will contribute to the strategic and operational leadership of the University as a whole.
The remuneration package is competitive and includes sabbatical and discounted fee benefits.
To apply, please submit a letter of motivation which addresses the above criteria, including a statement on your potential contribution as Dean, your full curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of three referees.
In addition, please complete and submit the HR204 application form for Senior Executive Posts available at: http://goo.gl/BPxWy, quoting reference number SR437/13
The appointment procedures are available at: http://goo.gl/BPxWy
Applications should be forwarded to Ms Edith Graham at firstname.lastname@example.org
Address:Staff Recruitment and Selection, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, 7700, Cape Town, South Africa.
Telephone:+27 21 650 5405
Nominations with a brief motivation may also be sent to Ms Edith Graham.
Closing date for receipt of nominations: 25 February 2013
Closing date for receipt of applications: 8 March 2013
The University reserves the right to extend the closing date if deemed necessary and reserves the right to make no appointment.
UCT is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity and redress. Our Employment Equity Policy is available at http://www.uct.ac.za/downloads/uct.ac.za/about/policies/eepolicy.pdf
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