Vacancy: Two post-doc positions: “Knowledge and Africa” project and higher education studies in Africa at BIGSAS
The Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies(BIGSAS) that is funded by the German Research Foundation within the Excellence Initiative, offers two post-doctoral fellowship positions for the period of two years starting 1 November 2015.
BIGSAS does research on three main areas:
A Uncertainty, Innovation and Competing Orders in Africa
B Knowledge, Communication and Communities in Motion
C Negotiating Change: Discourses, Politics and Practices of Development
The Post-doctoral fellow is expected to develop an innovative, independent and interdisciplinary research project in the field of African Studies and submit a full proposal for research funding within the two years.
One position is offered for a research project on “Knowledge and Africa”. The other position is offered for a project in the area of higher education research on/in Africa.
Deadline for applications 30th of April 2015.