Lecturer: Spanish Langage and Literature

The School of Languages and Literatures invites applications for a permanent appointment as Lecturer in Spanish Language and Literature. The appointment will commence as soon as possible.




  • Completed PhD in Spanish Language, Hispanic Literatures, Linguistics, or Philology
  • Native or near-native mastery of the Spanish Language
  • Experience in the teaching of Spanish Language, Hispanic Literatures, Philology, or Linguistics at tertiary level
  • Evidence of a clearly laid out research strategy and publications commensurate with career stage
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English




  • Teaching, convening, and developing of undergraduate and postgraduate courses and programmes
  • Active contribution to the Section’s research projects
  • Active participation in the School’s research culture
  • Administration commensurate with experience
  • To contribute to blended learning modalities, as required


The annual remuneration package for 2021, including benefits at Lecturer level is R765 575


To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Ian Petersen at recruitment02@uct.ac.za



Please ensure that 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.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and may be required to do a presentation.


Telephone:                             021 650 2163               Website:                     www.humanities.uct.ac.za


Reference number:                E210327                      Closing date:             31 October 2021


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 www.uct.ac.za/downloads/uct.ac.za/about/policies/eepolicy.pdf.


UCT has the right not to appoint

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