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Centre for Human Rights Doctoral Scholarship in Disability Rights at the University of Pretoria

The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, is accepting applications for a full-time doctoral scholarship in the field of disability rights. The successful candidate will be based within the Centre, and will be expected to contribute to the work of the Centre’s Disability Rights Unit (for 25 hours per week) while attending to her/his LLD/DPhil work.

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About Centre for Human Rights

Recognised internationally for excellence in human rights law in Africa, the Centre for Human Rights is uniquely positioned as both an academic department and a non-governmental organisation. A leader in human rights education in Africa, the Centre works towards a greater awareness of human rights, the wide dissemination of publications on human rights in Africa, and the improvement of the rights of women, people living with HIV, indigenous peoples, sexual minorities and other disadvantaged or marginalised persons or groups across the continent The Centre was established in the Faculty of L... read more


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Centre for Human Rights Doctoral Scholarship in Disability Rights


Aim and Benefits of Centre for Human Rights Doctoral Scholarship in Disability Rights

The scholarship covers tuition fees, accommodation, and a stipend for the duration of the programme.


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Requirements for Centre for Human Rights Doctoral Scholarship in Disability Rights Qualification

The applicants must meet the following requirements:

  1. Master’s Degree in human rights, international development, disability studies, development studies or a subject directly relevant to disability rights
  2. Demonstrated excellent research and writing skills
  3. Sound knowledge of human rights mechanisms, and of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights on the rights of persons with Disabilities
  4. High proficiency in spoken and written English
  5. Highly professional, a strong sense of diplomacy in managing multiple-stakeholders, excellent interpersonal skills
  6. Flexibility and ability to travel locally and internationally
  7. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  8. Ability to multi-task, to work under pressure and effectively manage time to respect multiple deadlines
  9. Excellent public speaking, presentation, facilitation skills
  10. Demonstrated experience in coordinating projects and managing events

Previous experience working on disability rights and related issues


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Interview date, Process and Venue for Centre for Human Rights Doctoral Scholarship in Disability Rights

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. The Centre reserves the right to not fill the position. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Application Deadline

December 10, 2019


How to Apply

Applications should consist of: a curriculum vitae, copies of relevant post-graduate degree(s), a motivation letter, a brief proposal (of about 3 pages) of the prospective LLD/DPhil research (succinctly setting out the research problem; the research question(s) to be addressed; the proposed research methods/ methodology; and demonstrating familiarity with the most salient literature), as well as a sample of writing by the candidate in the area of disability rights.

Applications should be sent to Innocentia Mgijima at [email protected] copying in Tariro Rufetu at [email protected]

For more details, visit Centre for human Rights website


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