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.
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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.
- 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.
- 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 Awards: Up to two fellowships are available.
- The award can be taken in Sub-Saharan Africa
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 Principe, Senegal,Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this application 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.