Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (2- years Contract) (Job ID: 5776) needed at University of the Free State

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Job title : Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (2- years Contract) (Job ID: 5776)

Job Location : Free State, Bloemfontein

Deadline : July 13, 2024

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Duties and responsibilities:

  • Conduct innovative research in the following areas: Livelihood Portfolio identification, Using Indigenous approaches in community-based Research, Inter and transdisciplinary collaborations and innovations, and Livelihood transitions and futures.
  • Contribute to social science and or community development scholarship on Afromontane communities.
  • Author/co-author at least three (3) publication outputs per year in the form of DHET–accredited scholarly journal articles or books/chapters in books. The renewal of the fellowship beyond the first year depends on satisfactory performance and submitting an annual progress report.
  • Initiate projects and seek funding for them. 
  • Register and reside as a postdoctoral research fellow at the UFS QwaQwa Campus and participate in relevant activities of the School of Postgraduate Studies and the Directorate of Research.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Open to all South African and foreign nationals for full-time research at the University of the Free State.
  • Graduated with a PhD degree within the last 5 years.
  • Successful applicants may not hold full-time salaried employment during the fellowship.
  • Successful applicants must be able to relocate to the UFS QwaQwa campus for the duration of the fellowship. This is a residential fellowship: the successful applicant must spend 80% of her/his postdoctoral period at the UFS.

Value of the fellowship:

  • R270 000 annual fellowship
  • R30 000 annual fellowship additional research expenses fund.

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