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University of the Witwatersrand 2022 Future Ecosystems for Africa

Associate Professor Laura Pereira, Global Change Institute, Wits University is advertising for a PhD candidate to undertake research under the Oppenheimer Generations Future Ecosystems for Africa program (FEFA). FEFA aims to drive policy strategies to enhance the resilience of African ecosystems, and the wellbeing of its people through thought-leadership and evidence-based research on the continent. The PhD candidate will be expected to develop a project in line with Work Package 1: Futures thinking for identifying vulnerabilities/tipping points and leveraging opportunities for African informed transformative change.

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About University of the Witwatersrand

The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg is a multi-campus South African public research university situated in the northern areas of central Johannesburg. It is more commonly known as Wits University or Wits.The university has its roots in the mining industry, as do Johannesburg and the Witwatersrand in general. Founded in 1896 as the South African School of Mines in Kimberley,[2] it is the third oldest South African university in continuous operation. The university has an enrolment of 40,259 students as of 2018, of which approximately 20 percent live on campus in the univer... read more


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University of the Witwatersrand Future Ecosystems for Africa


Aim and Benefits of University of the Witwatersrand Future Ecosystems for Africa

  • The PhD candidate’s project will be fully funded for 4-years in line with university standards, with money included for extensive fieldwork, and there will be ample opportunity to take part in workshops and other activities, including international conferences.

Requirements for University of the Witwatersrand Future Ecosystems for Africa Qualification

  • MSc in Sustainability Science, Geography, Environmental Science, Development studies or a related field
  • Experience working on inter-disciplinary projects, preferably across the sciences and humanities
  • Experience with and a keen interest to work on impact-driven projects on the African continent

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Interview date, Process and Venue for University of the Witwatersrand Future Ecosystems for Africa

Experience with the following would be advantageous:

  • Facilitation, especially using scenarios and other futures techniques
  • Qualitative data analysis 3. Quantitative data analysis
  • Evidence of having published in peer-reviewed journals
  • A thoughtful engagement with theories of sustainability transformations and transdisciplinary research 

Documents Required for Application

To apply, please send the following to [email protected]:

  •  A letter of motivation,
  •  Your CV,
  •  A 1 page project proposal outline, drawing on the description of the project above, and
  • A sample of written work


Application Deadline

January 14, 2022


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