Over the course of the last year, postdoctoral fellows at the University of the Witwatersrand have raised a number of concerns pertaining to:

  • Healthcare
  • Contracts
  • Conditions of Employment and Pay
  • Code of Conduct and Grievance Procedures and Complaints
  • Teaching
  • Publications
  • Accountability of Hosts

This report attempts to capture some of the major concerns raised while protecting the complainants’ identities. The majority of these concerns center on the lack of transparency in decision-making at the Research Office, though they also extend into questions involving SARS and the payroll office.

Note: This document has simultaneously been circulated on the postdoc list serve for comments.

Download the complete report here.