Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Position 2020/21

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Position 2020/21

The Tshwane University of Technology intends to increase its research outputs and throughput of postgraduate students, strengthen supervision, and add onto its number of postdoctoral research fellows to significantly expand the research base of South Africa in order to support the implementation of the Institutional and National Research and Development policies. To accomplish this, we invite applications from prospective Postdoctoral Research Fellows who will be based in the University’s seven faculties (Arts and Design, Economics and Finance, Engineering and the Built Environment, Humanities, Science, Information and Communication Technology, Management Sciences) and the research office. 

Minimum requirements for applying: • Candidates must preferably be 45 years or younger during the year of application, exceptions should be strongly motivated

  • A doctoral degree in the relevant field of study obtained between 2017 and 2019 for 2020 application.
  • A proven track record of research publications in accredited or peer-reviewed journals (that are non-predatory).The value of the fellowship is R220, 000 per annum as a tax-free stipend. The following documents must be sent with your application to the relevant faculty contact person:
  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae • Certified copies of all relevant certificates and ID or passport. 


  • Arts and Design: Ms Joyce Ringane, email:
  • Economics and Finance: Ms Eurika Coetzee, email:
  • Engineering and the Built Environment: Ms Adri Coetzer, email:
  • Humanities: Ms Margaret Ngope, email:
  • Information and Communication Technology: Ms Lizzy Mafora, email:
  • Science: Ms Brenda Chauke, email:
  • Management Sciences: Mr Abdul Maluleke, email:
  • Research office: Ms Nonofo Hashona, email: 

Applications are welcome (*Subject to availability of funds)

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