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UNISA Open Distance Learning Postdoctoral Fellowship in South Africa, 2018

­College scholarship applications are now available for Open Distance Learning Postdoctoral Fellowships to study in South Africa. Fellowship is awarded for South Africans.

UNISA is a reputable, comprehensive, flexible and accessible open distance learning institution that is motivating a future generation. We offer internationally accredited qualifications and have world-class resources. Our vision “towards the African University shaping futures in the service of humanity” drives us to find answers to Africa’s educational and developmental problems.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Applications Deadline: August 31, 2018
  • Course Level: Fellowship is available to pursue postdoctoral programme.
  • Study Subject: Postdoctoral Fellowships are awarded to study:
  • Professionally conduct and publish ODL-based research under the guidance of a mentor
  • Support ODL research excellence
  • Nationality: Postdoctoral Fellowships are awarded for South Africans.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in South Africa

Eligibility for the Postdoctoral Fellowships: 

Eligible Countries: Postdoctoral Fellowships are awarded for South Africans.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • A doctoral degree (awarded within the past five years)
  • Publication of at least one peer-reviewed article or one conference paper

We are looking for Postdoctoral Fellows who:

  • Are strong in the main field of open distance eLearning (ODeL)
  • Have a clear grounding in digital literacy
  • Excel in the development of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), Open Educational Resources (OER) and online assessments
  • Are strong in technology-assisted teaching and learning (to develop online courses)
  • Are knowledgeable in ODL theory and practice or
  • Have current research which can be channelled into the ODL field

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Applicants for postdoctoral fellowships are required to submit their completed application form (obtainable from http://www.unisa.ac.za/%20Jobs%20& Scholarships together with a copy of their most recent CV, list of published outputs (including ISBN/ISSN numbers) and proof of qualification to: risps-at-unisa.ac.za.

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