The Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health in the Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health is seeking to appoint a lecturer or senior lecturer to be course convenor of the MPhil in Public Mental Health, and to conduct other postgraduate supervision and research in the Centre. Students in the MPhil programme are drawn from 6 African countries, and supported through the AFrica Focus on Intervention Research for Mental Health (AFFIRM) research hub (www.affirm.uct.ac.za). They attend coursework in research methodology for 3 weeks in January-February each year, after which they return to their home countries to conduct their research under supervision. This will be a 3-year fixed term contract.
Requirements for Lecturer level:
Requirements for Senior Lecturer include all of the above and:
The annual remuneration packages, including benefits, are as follows:
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 “Lecturer/Senior Lecture: Psychiatry and Mental Health” followed by the reference number to Ms Edith Graham at email@example.com
The application form can also be downloaded at http://web.uct.ac.za/depts/sapweb/forms/hr201.doc
An application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete.
Address: Staff Recruitment and Selection, University of Cape Town, Private Bag X3, Rondebosch, 7700, South Africa.
Tel: +27 21 650 5405
Departmental website: www.psychiatry.uct.ac.za
Centre for Public Mental Health website: www.cpmh.org.za
Reference number for this position: SR555/13
Closing date for applications: 18 October 2013
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
Aim: To provide a thorough grounding for researchers and health professionals
interested in developing competence in the planning, design, and execution of
randomized clinical trials for psychological, psychosocial and pharmacological
interventions in the field of mental and neurological disorders.
Dates: 4 – 8 November 2013 (full day)
Cost: R3500 per person, including registration, course notes, tea/coffee and lunch
Venue: To be confirmed (within UCT)
If you are interested, please contact us by Friday 4
Marguerite Schneider: firstname.lastname@example.org; Ph work: +27 21 686 1186
Songelwa Mobo: Songelwa.email@example.com; +27 21 685 9625
The course can accommodate 30 participants. If we have more than 30 participants
interested we will select to ensure a good representation across departments and countries.
If you are interested and cannot afford the fees, please contact us. Limited funding
is available to subsidise a few participants.