UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN
AFRICAN GENDER INSTITUTE
(Two-year contract post)
The African Gender Institute (AGI) was established in 1996, as a
research, outreach and teaching unit based within the Humanities
Faculty at UCT.
Through our academic programme at AGI, we seek to contribute to gender
justice through a focus on intellectual work, the goals being:
. Challenging gender-blindness/African-blindness of teaching and
. Building interactive communities of researchers, teachers,
academic managers and students;
. Building the research and analytical capacity with respect to
African rooted gender analysis of the academic community, ensuring
that theories are contextually relevant.
We will particularly welcome applications from candidates familiar
with African contexts, and who will be able to contribute intellectual
expertise in International Feminist Theory, Gender Analysis and
As the successful candidate for this two-year contract post, you will
be expected to:
. Provide first-class teaching;
. Supervise research projects at both undergraduate and graduate
. Conduct research which will contribute to the broader
goals of the AGI;
. Contribute significantly to the continued development of the
. A graduate qualification (Masters and above) in an appropriate area;
. A good research and publication record;
. A commitment to
. The ability to teach and work effectively with a wide range of
. Excellent planning and organisational skills.
Please send a letter of application plus your CV (including the names,
postal/email addresses, telephone/fax numbers of 3 referees) to:
The Manager, African Gender Institute, UCT, Rondebosch, 7701, South
Africa by 14th November 2001;
tel: 650-4206; fax: 685-2142;
web site: http://www.uct.ac.za/org/agi
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