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Job ID: 114723

Postdoctoral Fellowship
University of Johannesburg

Date Posted Oct. 29, 2018
Title Postdoctoral Fellowship
University University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Department Faculty of Education
Application Deadline Open Until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Vocational/Technical
    Urban Education
    Teacher Education
    Special Education
    Social Foundations
    Secondary Education
    Science Education
    Rehabilitation Counseling/Psychology
    Professional Development
    Physical Education & Kinesiology
    Organization and Leadership
    Reading/Developmental Education
    Music Education
    Middle School
    Math Education
    Instructional Design/Technology
    Information Studies
    Human Development
    Higher Education Administration
    Health & Human Performance
    English as a Second Language
    English Education
    Elementary Education
    Educational Technology
    Educational Psychology/Behavior Analysis
    Education Policy
    Childhood/Youth Education
    Counseling/Human Services
    Audiology/Speech Pathology
    Art Education
    Adult and Distance Education
    Education - General

Post-Doctoral Fellowship (PDRF)

Overview of the UJ Postdoc

The post-doctoral fellowship is a transitionary phase, intended to bridge the gap from doctoral graduation to employment. As such the main aim of the University of Johannesburg’s Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (PDRF) is to fast-track further development and honing of PDRFs’ research publications productivity and professional skills in preparation for future academic or another professional career. The PDRF opportunity at University of Johannesburg (UJ) is guided by the following objectives:
to allow established and early career academic researchers the opportunity to recruit and host PDRFs with an intention of strengthening their groups’ research capacity for enhanced research publications productivity and scholarship.;
to provide UJ with the opportunity to expand its research portfolio through new areas of research;
to provide PDRFs with the opportunity to further develop and strengthen their research and professional skills at UJ while, at the same time transfer their acquired skills to UJ academic community over the course of their fellowship;
to strengthen internationalization at UJ and expand collaborative networks through hosting of international PDRFs; and
to allow UJ’s recent doctoral graduates the opportunity to publish their doctoral research.

Minimum Requirements:

1. PhD obtained no earlier than 2014

2. As part of his/her doctorate, the applicant has published at least 2 ISI-listed or IBSS-listed JOURNAL articles. In certain disciplines,if this is less possible; however, the applicant would need to demonstrate publication experience.

How to apply?

Kindly click on the following link: , to complete the pre-application.

Upload the following documents in PDF
a) Biography(200 words),
b) List of ISI-listed or IBSS-listed journal articles
c) CV in PDF in the above link. Please provide a single PDF(to merge PDF’s, please use a tool such as (http;//


For further enquiries email:

Structure of Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education, University of Johannesburg, South Africa is structured into 5 academic departments; 3 research centers and 3 research chairs.

Academic Departments
Childhood Education
Education and Curriculum Studies
Education Leadership and Management
Educational Psychology
Science and Technology

Research Centers
Higher Education Studies
Education Practice Research
Education Rights and Transformation

Research Chairs
Integrated Studies of Learning Language, Mathematics and Science in Primary School
Education and Care in Childhood
Post-secondary Education: Teaching and Learning

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Contact Information

  • Professor Juliet Perumal
    Faculty of Education
    University of Johannesburg
    Auckland Park
    Johannesburg, Gauteng 524
    South Africa
  • +27 (011) 559 3251


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