NORTH-WEST UNIVERSITY, MAHIKENG, SOUTH AFRICA
The research entity Social Transformation is initiating applications for a post-doctoral fellowship in the field of corporate communication.
- A doctoral degree in communication (or related field), obtained within five years before the appointment as a post-doctoral fellow
- The applicant should be younger than 45 years
- It would be excepted from the candidate to be situated at the Mahikeng campus and actively contribute to the research environment on the campus.
Focus of the fellowship
The successful candidate should have a research record and interests in the areas of corporate communication and / or community development, sustainability development, corporate social responsibility, media studies and small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs).
Preference may be given to a candidate whom have conducted research and have published in reputable journals in the field. As a growing scholar, more emphasis of the scholarly work may be based in South Africa. The suitable candidate should have good communication and writing skills, be a team player and be able to work under pressure without constant supervision.
The following documents should accompany the application.
Completed application form (see below)
Certified copy of Doctoral degree or proof of passing the degree if you have not yet graduated
Certified copy of ID (or passport in the case of foreign applicants)
A motivation indicating you are going to contribute to research within the field of corporate communication.
Above-mentioned documents should prof Prof. Lynnette Fourie, Research Director: Social Transformation by 10 August 2021. Applications can be sent to Lynnette.Fourie@nwu.ac.za
Application forms available at:
NORTH-WEST UNIVERSITY – APPLICATION FOR POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP
DETAILS OF THE CANDIDATE
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Date of Birth (younger than 45):
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Current address in South Africa (if applicable):
Institution currently attached to:
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Date of obtaining doctoral degree:
Field of Study:
Institution which awarded doctoral degree (attach copy of certificate):
DURATION (Expected period of support from the Post-Doctoral Programme):
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