CIDRI-Africa invites applications for CIDRI-Africa Postdoctoral Fellowship in the area of Infectious Diseases. Preference will be given to applicants whose research interests are aligned with the Centre’s scientific objectives.
The value of the CIDRI-Africa postdoctoral fellowship is R350 000 per annum (for the fellowship stipend plus consumables / travel).
WHAT STUDY AREAS ARE COVERED?
Preference will be given to applicants whose research interests are aligned with the Centre’s scientific objectives (www.cidri-africa.uct.ac.za).
IS FELLOWSHIP ANNUAL?
CIDRI-Africa postdoctoral fellowship is a yearly award for international PhD students. You are strongly advised to visit this website regularly to see more fellowship opportunities.
DURATION OF FELLOWSHIP
Fellowships are awarded for one year. Renewal for one further year will be contingent on satisfactory academic progress.
CIDRI-Africa postdoctoral fellowship is open to international applicants from all countries. Citizens of South Africa are also eligible to apply for this fellowship.
WHERE CAN FELLOWSHIP BE TAKEN?
Fellowship can be taken in the Republic of South Africa (RSA).
WHO CAN APPLY?
- Applicants should hold an appropriate doctoral degree.
- Applicants should be within 5 years of PhD graduation and should not have held prior permanent professional academic positions.
- The value of the fellowship is R350 000 per annum (for the fellowship stipend plus consumables/travel)
- Successful candidates will be required to comply with the University of Cape Town’s approved policies, procedures and practices for the postdoctoral sector
- Applications will be considered on merit and the University of Cape Town’s policies on transformation and equity will be strongly adhered to.
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants should submit a research proposal developed with a Principal or Contributing Investigator of CIDRI-Africa as their supervisor. Please consult the website above to identify a potential supervisor. Successful candidates will be registered in the academic departments of the supervisors.
09:00 12 November 2018.