Post Doctoral Researchers and PhD Bursaries in the Faculty of Education, University of Johannesburg

The Faculty of Education at the University of Education, with the Ali Mazrui Centre and the SARCHi Chair, Teaching and learning in post-school education, has a strong focus on various aspects of higher education studies. NRF busaries for one post doctoral researcher (R200 000 p. a. for a maximum of three years), two full-time Phd students (R100 000 p.a. for a maximum of five years) are available for study in 2018 with the following themes pertaining specifically to teaching and learning in higher education:

  • Student learning, the influence of rurality on higher education, teaching and learning in the global South, including Southern Africa
  • Decolonisation of the curriculum, the geopolitics of knowledge on teaching and learning in higher education
  • The scholarship of teaching and learning, socially just pedagogies
  • Professional learning of teaching academics
  • Postgraduate studies in the field of teaching and learning in higher education.

Candidates interested in becoming a post doctoral researcher should send indications of interest to the contact address below, containing:

  • a comprehensive CV, including information about previous studies and publications (candidates must have graduated with a PhD);
  • an indication as to what the candidate would like to achieve on a yearly basis for a minimum of one and a maximum of three years.

Candidates interested in pursuing a full-time PhD should send indications of interest to the contact address below:

  • a comprehensive CV, including information about previous studies and publications;
  • an indication of initial areas of interest (two – three pages).

Due date for indications of interest: 15 December 2017.

Candidates will be informed about the outcome of their initial applications by 15 February 2018.

Contact address for expressions of interest and queries: brendal@uj.ac.za.

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