Post-doctoral Fellowship: Faculty of Law

Country: South Africa;

City: Stellenbosch

Vacancy added: 25.09.2019

Employer: Stellenbosch University

Resumes due: 18.10.2019


Faculty of Law

Post-doctoral fellowship: 1 January 2020 – 31 December 2021


The Faculty of Law has a post-doctoral fellowship available. These fellowships are awarded for a year. The fellowship will resort under the appropriate department depending on the specialisation area of the applicant and the availability of a suitable academic mentor.

The primary responsibility of successful applicants will be to participate in the Faculty’s research programme, publish in accredited academic journals and attend academic conferences. The fellow will not be expected to undertake any teaching responsibilities in the Law Faculty, but may be exposed to limited postgraduate supervision and research administration tasks.



  • A doctoral degree (LLD), which had to be obtained not prior to 1 January 2016;

  • The successful candidate may not hold any other full-time or part-time job at the same time and may not undertake any other work for remuneration;

  • Good computer skills (MS Word, Internet research skills);

  • Fluent (reading, writing and speaking) English; second and third languages are an advantage;

  • The incumbent must be able to work  full-time in Stellenbosch for the duration of the fellowship;

  • Persons from under-represented groups (race, gender, culture or otherwise) are particularly encouraged to apply.


The post-doctoral fellowship package includes:

  • A fellowship of R200 000 for a year;
  • A working space.
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