HEARD invites applications for a one-year position, (2018 academic year), as Visiting Professor / Visiting Assistant Professor in any of the following areas:
  • The Future Health Financing in Eastern and Southern Africa
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
  • Universal Health Coverage
  • HIV Prevention
  • Gender-based Violence and Health.

We are seeking to appoint two candidates from the list to engage in research likely to enhance HEARD’s ambition to become a National Research Foundation rated Centre of Excellence by 2020.
Successful candidates will:

  • Hold a PhD in any area of Global Health
  • Be a full Professor
  • Have a demonstrable research profile at the highest level.

Successful candidates will be expected to pursue:

  • A defined programme of research
  • Co-author, with HEARD researchers, at least two articles in high-impact journals,
  • Contribute to HEARD’s PhD Scholarship Programme.

We can offer a remuneration of up to USD$20.000, which can also be used to supplement existing funding sources (e.g. sabbaticals).

Applications should include:

  • A CV
  • The names and contact details of three referees
  • A letter of application (2 pages), including a discussion of the research to be pursued
  • Ideas related to the integration of the research theme into the main research areas of HEARD are also welcome.

Advantageous: Experience of Research Council grant acquisition will be highly valued.
Inquiries and applications by email are preferred. Applicants should submit, by February 26, 2018, to HEARDresearch@ukzn.ac.za.

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