African Centre for Migration & Society Postdoctoral Fellowships in Sub-Saharan Africa, 2018

­ 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.

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.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Application Deadline: May 1, 2018
  • Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.
  • Study Subject: 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.
  • Nationality: Sub-Saharan African students are eligible
  • Number of Scholarships: Up to two fellowships are available.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Sub-Saharan Africa

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: 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 PrincipeSenegal,Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Entrance Requirements: 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.

Postdoctoral Fellowships

Application Procedure: 

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.

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