Job Description

The College of Humanities (CHUM) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) seeks to

employ three humanities scholars for the position of Post-Doctoral Fellow for a multi-

disciplinary project on Spatial Humanities funded by the Mellon Foundation. The

applicants need to show a distinct interest and passion to work in a highly

interdisciplinary/transdisciplinary collaborative environment and have a strong

critical background in one or more of the Humanities disciplines (Arts, History,

Literature, Anthropology, History, Sociology or Architecture) and/or related human

geography and geographic information science disciplines

Responsibilities + Skills


with strongcomputational skills. Applicants should have strong research and writing skills and,should be ideally published already. Ideally, applicants should be familiar with oneor more of the skills/competencies shown below, or able to show evidence that they


GIS, ARCGiS, WEBGiS, QGISPython Essentials/ Python for QGISSpatially Modelling

Job Summary

  • Published on: Wednesday, 8th January 2020
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, 8th January 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: University of KwaZulu Natal.
  • Address:
  • Website:
  • Company Profile:
  • The College of Humanities, the largest of UKZN’s four Colleges, is the home of critical thinking, social commentary and robust intellectual debate. It is aptly referred to as “The Soul of the University.”A complex and strategic College, the Humanities comprises six diverse, yet complementary Schools which are located across three of UKZN’s five campuses: Edgewood – situated in Pinetown; Howard College – situated in Durban; and Pietermaritzburg.The College of Humanities is committed to the University’s vision of advancing African scholarship and actively contributes to the intellectual development of the region and the world through teaching and learning, research, development and community engagement. It represents a significant repository on the continent, playing a critical role in the enhancement and promotion of arts, culture, social sciences and education.The College boasts vibrant research, teaching and learning units, many of which are internationally recognised.

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