Thursday , May 23 2024

Wits Health Vacancies – Post Doctoral Fellow

Website University of the Witwatersrand

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with outreach, publicity and research related to Grad Centre programmes.
  • Develop independent and collaborative scholarship of high standard, which can inform innovative research at Wits, and connect with larger debates on decoloniality, transformation, innovation of research from a Global South perspective (the candidate will be required to produce two scientific articles in accredited journals per year);
  • Take ownership and responsibility for the intellectual project of the Graduate Centre, in collaboration with senior staff in the Faculty of the Humanities (e.g. Assistant Deans, Dean, academic staff involved in the life of the Centre);
  • Take leadership in the coordination of staff at the Grad Centre, including organisation of events, seminar series, creating opportunities for postgraduate students to interact in creative and innovative ways;

Job Requirements:

  • Have outstanding interpersonal, writing and presentation skills;
  • Be a friendly, energetic, efficient, creative, empathetic, responsible and reliable person with unquestioned integrity;
  • Be able to deliver on a research agenda of their choosing;
  • Have a PhD in the Humanities (in exceptional cases, candidates who have submitted their PhD for examination can be considered);
  • Have a strong understanding of A/V and computer systems (or be willing to learn how the Graduate Centre’s A/V and computer systems work and how to support them).
  • Have sound knowledge of the Wits University environment and especially of post-graduate student life, degree programmes and research in the
  • Faculty of Humanities;
  • Be someone who takes individual initiative to solve problems, but who is equally able to work effectively and cooperatively as a member of a diverse team;
  • Live on campus or have his/her own reliable transport;

Job Details:

Company: University of the Witwatersrand

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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