NMISA: Student Bursary/Funding programme 2019

Company: NMISA
Location: South Africa
Closing date: 31 October 2018

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Are you a quality driven individual? Do you have a passion for perfection? If you answered Yes to these questions, you could be just the individual we are looking for.


Masters Studentship
Bursary Value : R120 000.00 Per Annum (Excluding Prescribed RegistrationAnd Tuition Fees)


Purpose Of The Role 

To develop a Curriculum for the Revised International Systems of Units (SI) as a Master’s degree in Tertiary Physics Education in the Department of Physics at the University of Cape Town, within a two-year period.


Minimum Qualifications, Skills And Experience 

  • BSc Honours (Physics), or being in the final year of studies for the corresponding Honours degree – preference will be given to candidates with excellent academic track record in the profiling study modules
  • Some evidence of physics education activities or studies
  • Understanding of physics fundamentals (essential requirement)
  • Candidate must meet requirements to study towards a Master’s degree in Tertiary Physics Education at UCT
  •  Scientific paper writing skills
  • MS Word and Excel


Project Description

The project aims to

  •  Provide insight into students’ understanding of the fundamental constants of nature and how this translates into their understanding of the role of measurement in science; and
  •  To produce materials which enhance the teaching of the science of measurement at first year university and high school levels. The rollout of the Revised SI in November 2018 offers a unique opportunity for this project to have wide-reaching effectiveness.


Person Specification

  • The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities and competencies:
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A keen interest in physics education
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Good reasoning ability focused on problem solving with independent, proactive action
  • Good planning and organising skills with analytical approach to work tasks
  • Honesty and ethical behaviour are of the utmost importance when delivering on assigned tasks within NMISA and UCT
  • Ability to function within a team to achieve a common goal



  • Interested and suitably qualified persons may forward all supporting documentation required (updated CV, certified educational qualifications, certified academic record and certified ID.) when applying for the position email NMISA Human Resource at  [email protected]
  • Only candidates with all supporting documents will be considered for the position.
  • Clearly indicate which position you are applying for.


Closing date for applications: 31 October 2018

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Date listed: 2018-10-15 10:13:53 | Closing date: 2018-10-31 | Bursary/Accommodation | Location : Nation wide South Africa