|The African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS) invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for the position of Researcher.
This new three-year position provides opportunities for an emerging researcher to build their research profile and postgraduate teaching portfolio within an established, interdisciplinary research centre. The successful candidate will be expected to develop their own research as well as participating in collaborative approaches with other members of the Centre.
In addition to their research work, the researcher will participate in centre activities and contribute to postgraduate teaching and supervision.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in fundraising and the management of research grants/partnerships, including in the African context, and will bring enthusiasm and creativity to the research portfolio of the Centre.
The ideal candidate will have:
The following will be an advantage:
*This is a 3-year grant-funded position. Dependent on performance and successful fundraising, the position may be extended.
To apply, submit a letter of motivation – clearly indicating which position you are applying for, detailed CV and the names and contact details of three referees (incl. e-mail addresses).
Internal employees are invited to apply directly on Oracle by following the path: iWits /Self Service application/”Apply for a job”
External applicants are invited to apply, by registering a profile on the Wits i-recruitment platform located at https://irec.wits.ac.za and submitting your application.
*The University is committed to employment equity. Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the under-represented designated groups in terms of the relevant employment equity plans and policies of the University. Designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, as amended, means black people, women and people with disabilities.
WITS Employment Equity Policy: https://www.wits.ac.za/media/wits-university/footer/about-wits/transformation-office/documents/Policy%20-%20Employment%20Equity.pdf
Closing Date: 2nd April 2022
Please note that only applications via the website will be considered for shortlisting.
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment or to re-advertise.
Online information: https://tinyurl.com/2p94uke9