UKZN Postdoctoral Research Scholarship 2021 Is Open

UKZN Postdoctoral Research Scholarship 2021 Is Open. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for one-year Postdoctoral Research Scholarships in the College of Law and Management, University of KwaZuluNatal.


The successful applicants will be expected to engage in full-time postdoctoral studies on an approved research programme under the supervision of a member of the academic staff in one of the Schools of the College (the School of Law; the School of Management, IT and Governance; the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance; or the Graduate School of Business and Leadership).

These positions are renewable for a second year, subject to satisfactory progress. Successful postdoctoral research scholars are typically based at UKZN for the duration of the scholarship.

However, successful candidates will be required to adhere to COVID-19 regulations and protocols, which may include working remotely.

Minimum requirements

  • A doctoral degree, relevant to the disciplines in the College, obtained in the last five years.
  • Less than 45 years of age (SARS requirement).


Applications should include:

The following information must be supplied together with the completed application form:

  • A full curriculum vitae, including a list of publications.
  • A SAQA certificate (if doctoral degree was obtained outside South Africa).
  • A synopsis of doctoral research, detailing the research already published and that which is still in progress for publication.
  • A one-page proposal outlining the research area and the proposed project(s) to be undertaken during the postdoctoral appointment.
  • The application form with pages 1 & 2 completed.

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