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University of Johannesburg Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 2022/2023 – Call for Applications

University of Johannesburg: Open Call for Postdoctoral Research Fellows (2022/23)

When is Application Deadline?

The call will remain open until all 200 positions are filled.

Tell Me About Award:

UJ has 200 new postdoctoral fellowships for the 2022/2023 period. We are looking for dynamic candidates who are interested in working on innovative solutions to problems related to the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) as well as on ways of exploiting the transformative potential of 4IR technologies in addressing the global Sustainable Development Goals. The call is, however, not limited to these topics.

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a vibrant and cosmopolitan university, anchored in Africa, dynamically shaping the future through innovation and the collaborative pursuit of knowledge, and striving towards global excellence and stature (GES).

Which Fields are Eligible?

Fields related to the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) as well as on ways of exploiting the transformative potential of 4IR technologies in addressing the global Sustainable Development Goals. The call is, however, not limited to these topics.

What Type of Award is this?

Fellowship

Who can apply?

The Postdoctoral Research Fellowships will be awarded on a competitive basis, considering the candidate’s academic achievements, potential as an independent researcher and the extent to which s/he meets the requirements of the call. Candidates should approach suitable hosts at UJ in their field of research expertise before applying. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to research productivity and impact in multidisciplinary research involving the multiple academic entities that are aligned to 4IR. UJ runs an incubation programme through its Technology Transfer Office (TTO). Successful
applicants, with their supervisor(s), will have the opportunity to further their research, innovation and commercialisation ambitions through this and other programmes.

How are Applicants Selected?

• A PhD obtained within the last five years
• Full CV with contact details for three referees
• A proposal outlining the plan for the fellowship
• Proven ability to write and publish papers in accredited peer-reviewed journals https://www.uj.ac.za/research/research-publications/accredited-dhet-journal-list/
• Academic transcripts

How to Apply for Program?

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Online application form can be found here.

PDF format of application form can be found here

Applications should be submitted to the respective faculties below:

FacultiesVice DeanEmail
College of Business and Economics (CBE)Prof Bwalya Kelvin[email protected]
Faculty of Art, Design and ArchitectureProf Smal Desiree[email protected]
Faculty of EducationProf Ndlovu Mdutshekelwa[email protected]
Faculty of Engineering & Built EnvironmentProf Shongwe Thokozani[email protected]
Faculty of Health SciencesProf Annie Temane[email protected]
Faculty of HumanitiesProf Brendon Barnes[email protected]
Faculty of LawMs. Magongoa Phaladi(Head of Faculty Administration )[email protected]
Faculty of SciencesProf Meijboom Reinout[email protected]
Johannesburg Business SchoolProf Lungile Ntsalaze[email protected]

If you’re unsure which faculty applies to you, please send your questions to [email protected].

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