Website North West University
NWU Vacancies: Post-doctoral Fellowship
Recruiter/Employer: North West University
North West University (NWU) is a leading educational institution in Southern Africa that is committed to excellence in research and teaching. The university has three campuses located in Potchefstroom, Mafikeng, and Vanderbijlpark. NWU is known for its innovative research and development, and it is currently looking for a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow to join the Technology Enhanced Learning and Innovative Training in South Africa (TELIT-SA) research entity within the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences.
Job Positions: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Technology Enhanced Learning and Innovative Training in Commerce Education
The post-doctoral research fellow will work on research projects that focus on using innovative technology within commerce education, including various technology and software used within the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences for enhanced teaching and learning purposes. The research projects will include initiatives such as developing a mobile game, using cutting-edge technology such as eye-tracking to evaluate and adapt the educational application of the technology, using various digital assessment software, creating interactive avatars and videos for instructional videos, multimedia creation and evaluation, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence and artifact development. The appointed applicant will actively participate in current research projects and will have the opportunity to conceptualize and manage new research projects focused on technology use in teaching and learning.
Benefits: Remuneration, Market-Related
The successful candidate will receive a monthly honorarium per the university-agreed system for Post-doctoral research fellows. The position is initially for two years, with the possibility of an extension for another year, depending on the applicant’s scholarly output.
Eligibility: PhD in any field with expertise and research outputs related to technology use within the higher education sector obtained in the last 3 years.
The successful candidate must have a PhD in any field with expertise and research outputs related to technology use within the higher education sector obtained in the last 3 years. A PhD in Commerce, Education, or Computer Science could be advantageous. The candidate must also demonstrate experience in article publications and expertise in technology integration and research in higher education.
Requirements: Publications, Research Plan, CV, List of Publications, Contact Information of References, and Certified Copy of PhD Certificate.
To apply for the post-doctoral research fellow position, the candidate must submit a motivation letter summarizing their professional experience and expertise and describing why they are interested in this position, as well as their expected contribution to be made to TELIT-SA. The candidate must also submit a research plan for the next two years, a curriculum vitae (max. 5 pages), a detailed list of publications, names and complete contact information of two possible references, a certified copy of their PhD certificate, and a soft copy of their PhD thesis. The candidate must also provide three latest published articles peer-reviewed in reputable journals.
How to Apply: Send the Application to [email protected] on or before 30 April 2023.
The candidate must submit their application to [email protected] on or before 30 April 2023. The application should be written in English, and all required documents should be included in the application.
Closing Date: 30 April 2023
The closing date for the post-doctoral research fellow position is 30 April 2023.
Official Contact: Prof Liandi van den Berg, Acting Director of TELIT-SA at the Vanderbijlpark Campus
For any additional inquiries, candidates can contact Prof Liandi van den Berg, acting director of TELIT-SA at the Vanderbijlpark Campus, at [email protected].
In conclusion, North-West University has a great opportunity for a post-doctoral research fellow in the field of Technology Enhanced Learning and Innovative Training in Commerce Education. The successful applicant will work on innovative research projects that focus on the use of technology and software to enhance teaching and learning in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences. The position is temporary for two years, with the possibility of an extension for another year, based on the scholar’s output. The candidate must have a PhD in any field related to technology use within higher education, as well as a proven track record of publications in top-quality journals. Applicants must submit their applications, including all required documents, to the provided email address by April 30th, 2023.
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