Postdoctoral Fellowship

Communicative Development Inventories for South Africa’s official languages

The grantholders of the above project invite applications from suitably qualified doctorate graduates for a postdoctoral fellowship based at Stellenbosch University. The fellowship is available for one (1) year (with a possibility to extend for another year; to be confirmed) and only to one individual who has obtained their doctorate degree within the past five (5) years and whose doctoral research was directly related to childhood speech, language and/or gesture development in one of the following disciplines: (applied) linguistics, speech-language therapy, African languages, another language-related discipline, or developmental psychology.

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For more information about the scholarship, please email Prof Southwood ( with POSTDOC SCHOLARSHIP ENQUIRY (in capital letters) in the subject line of the message.

Closing Date for Applications:
31 October 2021

Please note: Postdoctoral fellows are not appointed as staff but registered as postdoctoral fellows and are therefore not eligible for employee benefits. Stellenbosch University reserves the right not to fill the position


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