Do you know anyone interested in a post-doc position in South Africa in higher education research?
The University of the Free State (UFS) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for a postdoctoral fellowship in the Directorate for Institutional Research and Academic Planning (DIRAP). Candidates interested in pursuing an academic or professional career in higher education, institutional research, student affairs, or higher education management, are especially encouraged to apply. DIRAP conducts institutional research into higher education in collaboration with other units across the University and partner institutions. Under the leadership of Dr Lis Lange, UFS Vice-Rector: Academic, and Dr Thierry Luescher,Assistant Director: Institutional Research, DIRAP is conceptualising a new research project into the institutional culture and student experience at the UFS.
Ideally, the Postdoctoral Research Fellow will have an interest and expertise in higher education studies or a related discipline such as educational management, diversity studies, historical studies, political science, public management, sociology or social psychology. The fellowship is awarded on a competitive basis, taking into account the applicants’ academic achievements, publication outputs and research potential, as well as the relevance of prior experience and expertise.