FaSRU PhD/PostDoc Funding Opportunities

Families and Society Research Unit (FaSRU) 
 
Intergenerational Relations in South Africa: A study of intergenerational family responsibilities and obligations
 
PhD/PostDoc Funding Opportunities
 
The Families and Societies Research Unit http://www.cssr.uct.ac.za/fasru based at the Centre for Social Science Research (CSSR) at the University of Cape Town is seeking applications for PhD and post-doctoral applicants.
 
Applications are invited for a one-year Postdoctoral Fellowship or a 3 year PhD opportunity to undertake research on any aspect of intergenerational relationships in South Africa. Successful applicants will develop and carry out innovative research as part of a team headed by Dr. Elena Moore. For further information, please contact Elena Moore (elena.moore@uct.ac.za)
 
To apply, please submit the following:
 
a motivation letter indicating the proposed area of research;
a detailed and up-to-date CV, showing your degrees and component courses of study;
an academic transcript;
an example of any recent written and/or published work;
two letters of reference;
certified copies of degrees.
 
Bursaries can be taken up from January 2017. The value of each bursary is in the range R160000-200 000 at the PhD level and R250,000-300,000 for a post-doc position. Additional funds may be made available to cover research and conference expenses where necessary.
 
Students must be registered for full-time study at the University of Cape Town and MUST apply separately to the university and academic department in which they wish to study. 
 
Closing date for applications:  30 December 2016
 
Applications should be sent by email to Elena Moore (elena.moore@uct.ac.za).