Postdoctoral Research Position at SARChI Chair in Health Policy and Systems in South Africa

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South African Research Chair (SARChI) by the National Research Foundation (NRF) is offering postdoctoral research position at the Center for Health Policy, School of Public Health and University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. Postdoctoral duration is for a 2-4 years. Applicants must have PhD degree in the field of public health, sociology, political science, development studies and have knowledge of public health, health systems or health policy. Email your application by 29 November 2013.

Study Subject (s): Postdoctoral research is awarded in Health Policy and Systems in South Africa.
Course Level: This fellowship is available for pursuing postdoctoral position at CHP, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Scholarship Provider: The Centre for Health Policy has been awarded a South African Research Chair (SARChI) by the National Research Foundation (NRF)
Scholarship can be taken at: South Africa

Eligibility: The successful candidate will be highly motivated, with a strong interest in health equity and social justice. S/he will be passionate about research, preferably with a good understanding of the financial, human resource and governance dimensions of health systems, especially in the context of universal health coverage. S/he must be able to demonstrate innovative thinking with respect to methods and approaches. Applicants will have a relevant doctoral degree (e.g. public health, sociology, political science, development studies) and possess knowledge of public health, health systems or health policy. All candidates are expected to have excellent writing and conceptual skills, and be able to work well in a multi-disciplinary team. We welcome applications from international candidates but we particularly invite them from qualified South African as well as African scholars.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: International scholars but we particularly invite them from qualified South African as well as African scholars are eligible for this postdoctoral research position.

Scholarship Description: The Centre for Health Policy has been awarded a South African Research Chair (SARChI) by the National Research Foundation (NRF). The research portfolio associated with this chair will focus on universal access (or universal coverage) to quality care for all South Africans, conducting research on strengthening the public health system’s ability to use resources effectively and efficiently.

Number of awards offered: Not Known

Duration of award(s): The Centre for Health Policy is seeking a post-doctoral fellow for 2-4 years, to work within the SARChI programme.

What does it cover? Not Known

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Telephone interviews will take place in early to mid- January 2014.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is electronically.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Closing date for applications: 29 November 2013.

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