Postdoctoral Fellowship in Social Sciences in Sub-Saharan Africa, 2011

Country: South Africa;

Deadline: 15.06.2011


Address: Gulbenkian and Volkswagen Foundation


Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme aims at supporting young African postdoctoral researchers in Sub-Saharan Africa

This Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme, funded by the Gulbenkian Foundation,the Volkswagen Foundation and other European partners aims at providing sustainable support for research in Sub-Saharan Africa. Besides an African-European cooperation, special emphasis is put on the development and extension of academic networks within Africa.This call is part of the Foundations’ career development strategy for African researchers in which junior and senior postdoctoral fellows should take responsibility for developing and executing their own research project and show leadership responsibilities for their research group (in the case of senior fellows). The project must be carried out in collaboration with a European partner institution. The call is open to all scholars from Sub-Saharan Africa active in the research fields mentioned below.