Monthly Archives: April 2018

29 Post Doctoral Fellowship Positions – University of Fort Hare

The following Post-Doctoral fellowship positions have become vacant at the University of Fort Hare. Eligibility criteria: A doctoral qualification not older than 5 years Permanent staff members do not qualify for this programme This is a full-time 1 year contract fellowship. Govan Mbeki Research and Development Centre: 3  posts are available. Faculty of Science and Agriculture: 5 posts are available ... Read More »

Academic Jobs- South Africa

University of Johannesburg. Positions were previously advertised: Faculty of Science – Biochemistry (Senior Lecturer) – previously listed under Food Technology. Faculty of Humanities – English (Associate Professor), English (Senior Lecturer), Linguistics & Literature Theory (Associate Professor/Professor). Central University of Technology, Free State. Director of Institutional Planning & Quality Enhancement. Direct enquiries to: Prof David Ngidi; dngidi@cut.ac.za.  For full job specification visit: ... Read More »

Become simple and elemental again, like a child

I finally watched Black Panther on the 27th of March. Though I had few reservations, it is a great movie that shows that the best can come from Africa and that her nations can be leaders of technology, creativity and innovation. The first thing I noticed when I went to the Cinema was that children were not allowed to watch ... Read More »

Call for pre-proposals: Pathways towards Sustainable African Urban Development

The International Council for Science (ICSU) in partnership with the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC) has opened a call for pre-proposals to identify collaborative research projects across Africa that explore integrated approaches for sustainable urban development in Africa. Early career African scientists are invited to submit research proposals that apply a systems ... Read More »

Funded International Scholarship and Study Opportunities

Italian Government Grants: For Master’s, PhDs and Research under academic supervisionDeadline: April 30, 2018 Website: https://www.esteri.it/MAE/resource/doc/2018/03/call_for_applications_2018-2019.pdf?_sm_au_=iVVk2VjwvWw6sW2R Australia Awards ScholarshipsDeadline: April 30, 2018 http://www.scholars4dev.com/3253/australia-awards-scholarships/ International Postgraduate Programme (TIPP)-2018. THAILANDDeadline: May 4, 2018 Website: http://www.internationalscholarships.dhet.gov.za/Thailand2018.html NRF-Nuffic Doctoral Scholarships 2018. For South Africans and Permanent Residents.Deadline: May 14, 2018 Website: http://www.nrf.ac.za/content/nrf-nuffic-doctoral-scholarships-2018  DST – NRF Fellowships for Early Career Researchers from the United Kingdom ... Read More »

Academic Jobs – South Africa/Botswana

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University: Positions in Departments of Anatomy; Hand & Microsurgery; Mathematics & Applied Mathematics. Applications to be forwarded to hr.recruitment2@smu.ac.za.   Closing date: 11 May 2018; Visit website – www.smu.ac.za- for more information. University of ZuluLand: Dean, Faculty of Commerce, Administration and Law. Closing date: 11 May 2018. For the application form, log on the University website and ... Read More »

Why you should be a ‘Berean’ Christian

Recurrent doctrinal error of notable Christian leaders in the last two millennials is the reason you should be a ‘Berean’ Christian. Throughout church history, notable Christian leaders have always erred by preaching directly or indirectly a particular wrong doctrine – Salvation by works but our faithful God always send His servant(s) to correct this error and to remind Christians that ... Read More »

2018 Postdoctoral Positions and Deadlines

1.Postdoc in Disease Ecology at SLU, Umeå, Sweden Starting Date: September 3, 2018 Deadline: May 15, 2018 https://www.slu.se/en/about-slu/jobs-vacancies/?rmpage=job&rmjob=770&rmlang=UK 2.NRF Freestanding, Innovation and Scarce Skills Postdoctoral Fellowships 2019 (South Africa) Three categories are available: DST- NRF- Freestanding Postdoctoral Fellowships; DST- NRF- Innovation Postdoctoral Fellowships; and DST- NRF- DHET – Scarce Skills Development Fund: Postdoctoral Fellowships Read more on the NRF Postdocs ... Read More »

Shed That Weight

It is not good for a man (or a woman) to be overweight. According to National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, overweight and worse, obesity may increase the risk of many health problems, including diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers. Excess weight may also lead to short or long term health problems for pregnant women and their ... Read More »

2018 Grants, Funded PhD Positions, Courses and their Deadlines

Grants and Awards BMCE Bank of Africa — African Entrepreneurship Award 2018. Submissions are invited from for-profit businesses managed by Africans who are at least 18 years old. Deadline: 30 April 2018 https://africanentrepreneurshipaward.com/   GCHERA World Agriculture Prize 2018. Two prizes will be awarded, with at least one awarded to a person from a country not listed as a country ... Read More »