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Vacancies in Maths Department 2024

The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics invites applications for two positions: The closing date for both is 12 April 2024. Here is the advert for more details.
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Shuttleworth Postgraduate Scholarship

The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics of the University of Cape Town is a large and dynamic department with research taking place in a wide range of directions: (non-associative) algebra, category theory, computational fluid
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Departmental Profile

Our department features over 35 permanent, full time, members of academic staff

A high number of our academic staff members hold a rating of the National Research Foundation (NRF) and several of them are internationally recognised as leading experts in their respective fields.

Each year we teach over 5000 students from a wide variety of departments and faculties and about 50 postgraduate students are trained in our department.

Our outreach programs to thousands of high school students in the Western Cape (the UCT Mathematics Competitionthe UCT Mathematical CircleOlympiad training programmes and the quarterly magazine Mathematical Digest) provide opportunities for promising young mathematicians to discover their mathematical potential, and encourage them to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.