Thursday, November 15, 2012


EMPLOYMENT: University of Cape Town Research Officer, Rural Women’s Action Research Project

The Rural Women’s Action Research Project (RWAR) is based in the Law, Race and Gender Research Unit at University of Cape Town’s Faculty of Law. The project is interdisciplinary in orientation and employs qualitative action research methodologies built on partnerships with rural community-based organisations and other civil society institutions. Much of their research is done to complement strategic litigation and to support advocacy concerning traditional courts, women’s rights, land rights, citizenship and the nature of living customary law.

RWAR is looking for 3 people to join a dynamic research team at the level of researcher/senior researcher. To be considered for appointment at Senior Researcher level you should preferably have a PhD (or be nearing completion) in a relevant social science discipline or law. Applicants for the position of Researcher should have a postgraduate qualification in law or a relevant social science discipline. We will also, for both positions, consider applications from candidates who have a strong track record of directly relevant experience, in community based research, advocacy and development, but do not have the necessary formal qualifications.

All applicants should ideally have:

More information.

Deadline: November 30, 2012

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