African Centre for Migration & Society Postdoctoral Fellowships, 2018

By on 10/03/2018

African Centre for Migration & Society Postdoctoral Fellowships

The African Centre for Migration & Society is inviting applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships Opportunities Mobility, Politics & Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The successful applicant will join an interdisciplinary team of scholars aiming to reshape global social theory and academic conversations on mobility, cities and political authority and ethics.

Host College/University:

The African Centre for Migration & Society is Africa’s leading scholarly institution for research and teaching on human mobility dedicated to shaping global discourse on human mobility and social transformation.

Degree level:

Fellowships are available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.

Field of Study:

Two Post-Doctoral Fellowship Opportunities Mobility, Politics & Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Scholarship Award:

Fellows will be appointed for a period of one to two years beginning as early as January 2019. Compensation is at the maximum allowable under the South African tax code.

Nationalities:

Students from Sub-Saharan African countries are eligible to apply:

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Democratic Republic), Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal,Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

Scholars from under-represented communities are particularly encouraged to apply. Applications should include a cover letter, a CV, the names of three academic or professional references, and a sample of relevant scholarly writing of between 4,000-10,000 words.

English Language Requirements: 

Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

How to Apply: 

Applications should include a cover letter, a CV, the names of three academic or professional references, and a sample of relevant scholarly writing of between 4,000-10,000 words.

Scholarship Official Web Links:

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Scholarship Deadline:

May 1, 2018.

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