University of Pretoria Future Africa Chair PostDoc Position 2023

The Future Africa Chair in Global Equity in Africa at the University of Pretoria (UP) invites applications for one (1) Post-Doctoral candidate. Apply below.

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When is Application Deadline?

30th April 2023

Tell Me About Award:

The Future Africa Chair in Global Equity in Africa has as its overall objective pursue multi-perspective strategies for global prosperity and to promote Africa, not only a major beneficiary of equity, but also contributor to global equity. The Chair thus seeks to identify (i) challenges preventing progress on the continent and (ii) innovative pathways for overcoming identified challenges.

This broad objective will be pursued by conducting transdisciplinary research in three interrelated research focus areas:

  1. (a)  Solidarity
  2. (b)  Governance
  3. (c)  Freedom from Violence

The successful candidate will be responsible for contributing to this objective and assisting the Chair in the fulfilment of the objective.

In particular, the successful candidates will have, inter alia, the following responsibilities include:

  • Conducting research in the identified research focus areas;
  • Coordinating research activities of the Chair;
  • Assisting with the administration of the Chair’s functions; and
  • Contributing to capacity building and collaboration between the Chair andrelevant stakeholders.



Who is Eligible?

The minimum requirements for the position are:

  • a PhD degree in Human Sciences (law, economics, politics and philosophy) or a related field at the commencement of 2023;
  • Preference will be given to equity candidates.

How many Awards?


How to Apply?

Applications must include a comprehensive CV, certified copies of educational qualifications and a motivation letter. The motivation should be no more than 2000 words and should, at a minimum, describing the main contribution that the candidate would make to the work of the Chair.

Applications must be directed to [email protected] by 30 April 2023 for attention.


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