The School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape (SOPH), is seeing to appoint a Postdoctoral Fellows attached to the SARCHI Chair in Health Systems, Complexity and Social Change (Prof Asha George) and her collaborators, beginning as soon as possible in 2023. Please read the eligibility requirements carefully before applying. The Chair is seeking applicants to contribute to building a gender and health systems portfolio at SOPH, among other research endeavours.
The postdoctoral fellow will be attached to the Learning Partnership Project for a Gender Transformative Approach (LP4GT) project., which is multidisciplinary project (led by Prof Asha George and Ms Nikki Schaay, in collaboration with colleagues from NACOSA and Hope Africa). The project aims to create a collaborative community-based learning platform to support dialogue, exchange, capacity strengthening, and other forms of learning on gender transformative approaches in adolescent and young people’s sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) in South Africa.
Eligible applicants are required to have:
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The Postdoctoral Fellows will be expected to contribute to research, teaching and supervision activities linked to these areas in the SOPH and participate in in-person and online meetings that are inclusive of all members at SOPH. Any teaching and supervision workload will be in accordance with relevant policies, including funder guidelines.
The fellowship is initially tenable for one year starting as early as possible in 2023, and is valued up to a maximum of R333,000 per annum (tax-free). Renewal for a second year will be considered depending on satisfactory progress and continued funding.
Eligible candidates should apply using the Application Form, which requires the following:
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Completed applications need to submitted through the Google Form, which is accessible at https://forms.gle/rFMiqMm2FHe4Xd3c8 by no later than 5pm on 28 February 2023.