Call for Applications – Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
The University of Zululand invites applications for Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
positions in any of its academic departments with suitable mentorship expertise. The
Fellowships are valued at R240 000 pa and will be tenable for a period of TWO years,
starting as soon as possible.
The Fellowships are intended to enhance the intellectual environment at the University
and to provide opportunities in diverse fields for recent doctoral graduates to develop their
research skills and prepare them for an academic career.
The University is located north of the uTugela River in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal. The
region provides diverse research opportunities and the University is in close proximity to
people in rural areas, commercial farmers, an industrial hub, a world heritage site and two
countries in the SADC region. Although this invitation extends to all research fields, and
an attempt will be made to ensure intellectual diversity in the appointments, the University
particularly interested in attracting persons whose research could impact upon the region