Apply for the HUMA Carnegie Fellowships at University of Cape Town, Africa. The deadline for the application is 30th November 2020.
Funding from the Carnegie Corporation of New York has made available three (3) full time doctoral fellowships, and 4 post-doctoral fellowships intended for outstanding scholars who wish to pursue an academic career. This is a residential fellowship (barring time in the field) and will provide funding renewable for up to four years, on condition of satisfactory annual progress and availability of funds.
University of Cape Town
Established in 1918, University of Cape Town is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Cape Town , Western Cape. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, University of Cape Town (UCT) is a large coeducational higher education institution.
- A Masters’s degree in a relevant discipline within social sciences, humanities, law, economics, STS.
- Also, an interest in undertaking doctoral research on AI and 4IR in one of six African regions (North, East, West, Central, Southern, and Lusophone Africa).
- Interest in at least one of HUMA’s Research Thematic Clusters.
- Likewise, in developing a national and international standing as a scholar.
- Interest in policy advice, media, and public engagement.
- Also, the ability to present complex issues in a readable form for both academic and non-academic audiences.
- Additionally, excellent analytical and research skills including the use of quantitative and/or qualitative research techniques.
- A Ph.D. degree in a relevant discipline within social sciences, humanities, Law, Economics, or STS.
- Also, demonstrable interest in undertaking post-doctoral research and teaching on AI and 4IR in one of six African regions
- Likewise, demonstrated interest in at least one of HUMA’s Research Thematic Clusters.
- Also, interest in building a national and international standing as a scholar.
- Demonstrable interest in policy advice, media, and public engagement.
- Additionally, the ability to present complex issues in a readable form for both academic and non-academic audiences.
Number of Awards:
Value of Award:
- Ph.D.: The value of the Fellowships is fixed at R200, 000 per annum. The Fellowships carry no benefits and are compliant with the SARS rules for tax exemption.
- Postdoctorate: The value of the Fellowships is fixed at R300, 000 per annum. The Fellowships carry no benefits and are compliant with the SARS rules for tax exemption
- To apply, please email the below documents in a single file to: [email protected]
- Also, a covering letter including a detailed account of how your research and intellectual interests would fit with, and contribute to, HUMA’s agenda.
- Likewise, the applicant’s full curriculum vitae and a full list of publications/research output.
- Also, reports from three referees, may be emailed directly to: [email protected] (preferably two from researchers based at institutions in two different African countries, and one outside the African continent, but not mandatory)
- Furthermore, certified copies of all academic transcripts. Please do not include copies of certificates.
- Additionally, one recent publication or piece of written work
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