Call for Applications: Post-Doctoral Fellow, International Development Law Unit, University of Pretoria


September 18, 2019

Post-Doctoral Fellows in the International Development Law Unit play two roles: (1) Academic Advisor to the students in the LLM in Trade and Investment Law in Africa programme (2) Researcher in the International Development Law Unit (IDLU) 


  • Position is a full-time position (40 hours/week) 
  • Appointment is for 1 year and is renewable based on satisfactory performance 

2. Academic Advisor to Students in the LLM in Trade and Investment Law in Africa: 

  • Manage admissions process for LLM students 
  • Manage scholarship and financial support programme
  • Arrange lecturers and all related academic activities for the LLM programme
  • Arrange assignments and exams for the LLM programme
  • Provide academic advice to LLM students on their mini-dissertations and on all other academic matters relating to the LLM programme

3. Researcher: 

  • Work with IDLU research team on research projects in the areas of global economic governance and business and human rights 
  • Work with IDLU research team organizing conferences, workshops and other activities related to IDLU research projects
  • Conduct independent research and publish in the IDLU research areas

More information about Experience, knowledge, skills and abilities; as well as Remuneration can be found here.

TO APPLY  Send a cover letter, writing sample and CV including three references to on or before 15 October 2019.