The Postdoctoral Fellows will be required to register at the University of the Western Cape and work on a new project titled: “Assessment of Integrated School Health Programmes in eThekwini (Marian Hill), uMzinyathi (Dundee) and Ugu (Port Shepstone) Health Districts in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa”. The project focuses on a component of the primary health care re-engineering initiative in semi-rural and marginalised communities in South Africa. The project aims at assessing the implementation of two models of the new integrated school health programme in KwaZulu-Natal.
The Postdoctoral Fellows will contribute to both research and teaching activities linked to these areas. SOPH encourages the participation of full time post-doctoral fellows in teaching and supervision as a way to build their academic profiles. Any teaching and supervision workload will be in accordance with relevant policies, including funder guidelines.
The fellowship is initially available for one year, starting from January 2022, and is valued, tax-free, at a maximum of R 220 000 per annum. Renewal for a second year will be considered depending on satisfactory academic progress and continued funding.
Eligible candidates should provide the following:
Enquiries and completed applications should be forwarded to Carnita Ernest, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please use subject heading: Application for Postdoctoral Fellowship: School Health Project
Completed applications need to be submitted by no later than 5pm on Tuesday, 7 December 2021.
The University of the Western Cape reserves the right to change the conditions of award, or to make no award at all.