Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Education at University of Johannesburg in South Africa

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National Research Foundation is awarding postdoctoral research fellowships in Education at The Faculty of Education at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) in South Africa. The fellowship covers funding for R200 000 per annum. The duration of fellowship is of one year but would be renewable for a second year depending on good academic performance and the funds availability. Applicants must be proficient in English and academic writing skills. Send your application at the university before passing the deadline.. The Faculty of Education at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) invites applications for Post- Doctoral Research Fellowships to participate in the research programme of its South African Research Chair in Education and Care in Childhood, awarded by the National Research Foundation. The aim of the Research Chair is to assess factors of vulnerability (risks, pathology) and factors of protection (resiliency, assets, strengths) that are prevalent in the education and care of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) as embedded in their families/caregivers, schools and communities. The ultimate goal is to utilize the findings of the targeted assessments to design focused interventions that can be implemented to reduce the factors of vulnerability and enhance protective factors in OVC through culturally appropriate, evidence-based, authentic interventions with their families/caregivers, schools and communities. The fellowship targets doctoral graduates who wish to pursue a career in teaching and research. Successful candidates will work closely with the incumbent Chair.. This fellowship is available for pursuing postdoctoral fellowship level at University of Johannesburg in South Africa.
The research areas of this scholarship are: The fellowship is awarded in teaching and research at University of Johannesburg in South Africa.
Who can apply to this scholarship? Applicants must:
· Have graduated with a doctorate within the last five years in any field of education
· Have obtained the doctorate at another university besides UJ
· Not be a full
· time employee
· Demonstrate evidence of publishing scholarly work
· Be highly proficient in English and academic writing skills
Benefits of the scholarship: The value of the post-doctoral fellowship is R200 000 per annum.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: The fellowship is tenable for one year but would be renewable for a second year depending on good academic performance and the availability of funds.
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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