African Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights Fellowship Programme 2018/2019 – South Africa


African Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights Fellowship Programme 2018/2019 – South Africa

Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for African Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights Fellowship Programme 2018/2019 – South Africa. Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

African Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights Fellowship Programme 2018/2019 – South Africa

The AIDS Foundation of South Africa in partnership with Wits University is pleased to announce the 2018-19 Research Fellowship on Menstrual Hygiene Rights

Application Deadline: 8th June 2018

To Be Taken At (Country): South Africa.

About the Award: A 12-month Research Fellowship will be awarded to a candidate who has the skills and passion to undertake research on the effectiveness and acceptability of the Naturally Free sanitary pads.

The Research Fellow’s primary responsibilities will be:

  • Co-designing the study
  • Conducting fieldwork
  • Review and analysis of data
  • Contributing to a report and recommendations.

Type: Research, Fellowship


  • Demonstrated commitment to sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR), and/ or gender inequality, and/or violence against women and girls
  • MA in humanities or social sciences/MPH or MSc with equivalent experience
  • Experience of conducting and analysing quantitative and qualitative research
  • Demonstrated experience in working on social development interventions
  • Experience of working in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Excellent writing skills in English, including evidence of ability to communicate research results to diverse audiences
  • Excellent coordination skills
  • Ability to operate effectively within a diverse, multi-disciplinary team.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: 

  • The appointment will be Durban-based, full time for 12 months, to start as soon as possible.
  • Remuneration will be at an Associate Lecturer/Lecturer level on the Wits academic salary scale.
  • All candidates must have permission to work in South Africa.

Duration of Programme: 1 year

How to Apply: Please submit the following by e mail, using the subject line ‘Research Fellow’, to [email protected]:

  1. A one-page Letter of Application, describing your motivation for applying for this Research Fellowship and summarising the skills, experience and qualifications you would bring to this post
  2. Your Curriculum Vitae
  3. A testimonial from an organisation or an academic institution engaged in SRHR work supporting your application
  4. A copy of your ID or passport
  5. Copies of proof of qualification.

Visit Programme Webpage for Details

Award Providers: AIDS Foundation of South Africa, Wits University

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