Senior Researcher – Grant Funded (3-year contract)

Job Detail

  • Job ID 177493
  • Qualifications phd
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Reference Job: IRC86866
  • Centre Braamfontein.
  • Where to submit application
    Internal and External applicants are invited to apply, by registering your profile on the Wits i-recruitment platform located at and submitting your application. Please submit a covering letter clearly indicating which post you are applying for and a detailed CV with names, addresses, contact numbers and e-mail addresses of three (3) referees; and certified copies of your qualifications.
  • Notes
    Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Description

Requirements: The successful applicant should have a PhD in Law from a reputable university, (preferably in the field of regulation of digital technologies),or in Computer Science (with an interest in the regulation and public policy), excellent research skills with an established track record of publications in accredited law journals, experience in research project coordination, grant writing and an interest in science and technology studies and contemporary African perspectives on global regulatory and economic issues. He or she must be highly motivated, able to work independently and collaboratively with minimum supervision, and be committed to progressive policy formulation for South Africa and Africa. This is an academic position for a fixed three-year (3) term ,but may be renewed at the discretion of the employer, subject to satisfactory performance, and the availability of funding.

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