Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, University of Johannesburg

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A postdoctoral research fellowship is available in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of Johannesburg

Scope of Research: This project will involve, amongst other topics, quality of life and housing satisfaction in informal settlements and low cost housing in Johannesburg and South Africa . The fellowship is for one year.

Requirement: PhD (must have graduated within the last five years). The PhD must be within the field of Human Geography, specifically Urban Geography. Relevant expertise in other fields of Geography will also be to your advantage.

Commencement of duties: As soon as possible after the 1 January 2012 

Closing date: 30 September 2011

Enquiries: Prof. Nico Kotze ( - for more information please see the departmental site as well as that of the Faculty of Science at the University of Johannesburg (

Send a letter of application, accompanied by a comprehensive curriculum vitae, including list of publications and the names and contact details of at least two referees, to Prof. Nico Kotze (

NB: Applicants should request their referees to forward confidential reports directly to the same address by the closing date.