Research Fellow

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Be part of a research team working on qualitative and quantitative research projects in the field of social entrepreneurship and philanthropy
  • Design, monitor and implement research projects
  • Write research proposals and tenders
  • Monitor data collection and analyse the data using Nvivo and SPSS
  • Write research reports and academic articles
  • Present findings at ACSEP events and (international) conferences
  • Develop and teach in executive training programmes


  • Ph.D. degree in a relevant field (economics, business, sociology, humanities etc.) from an established university
  • Experience in conducting (applied) research, and familiar with qualitative research techniques and survey design
  • Passion for solving social issues and are interested in topics related to social entrepreneurship and philanthropy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and research writing skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Experience in social impact measurement is a plus
  • Critical to be a team player

Remuneration will commensurate with related experience

Interested applicants are invited to email a cover letter with two references. Please submit your application with a detailed CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Application closes on 31 Jan 2019. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be notified.