The African Centre for Migration & Society at Wits University is seeking applications for post-doctoral fellows as part of a multi-year, multi-city project on mobility and the city.
The project is now recruiting postdoctoral fellow to work thematically across the three research sites. Ideally, they are looking for recent graduates (PhD within the last three years) with expertise in mapping; the urban humanities; ethnography, and institutional analysis. The fellows will be expected to work together and with team members on project events and research. Funding is for up to two years including support for original research.Table of Content
The African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS) is Africa’s leading scholarly institution for research and teaching on human mobility. Established in 1993, ACMS is an independent, interdisciplinary and internationally engaged institution focusing on the relationships among human movement politics, poverty, and social transformation. While oriented towards southern Africa, the Centre conducts collaborative scholarly and policy-oriented work across sub-Saharan Africa, and has partnerships in Asia, Europe and the Americas. It offers Africa’s only post-graduate degrees in migration and displ... read more
Funding is for up to two years including support for original research.
Students and fellows participating in this programme should have a strong methodological and/or conceptual background in fields related, but not limited to: mobility/migration; mapping; urban subjectivities; critical cartographies; local politics; informal economies; memory; and environmental design.
Selections will be completed by the end of March 2020 with the successful candidate expected to enrol or begin during 2020.
Applications should include:
Members of historically disadvantaged groups are particularly encouraged to apply.
Email all queries and application materials to: [email protected]
For more details, visit ACMS website