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Two-year Postdoctoral Fellowships
CIDRI-Africa is inviting applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships in the area of Infectious Diseases.
Preference will be given to applicants whose research interests are aligned with the Centre’s scientific objectives.
Applicants should submit a research proposal developed with a Principal or Contributing Investigator of CIDRI-Africa as their supervisor (please consult linked pages to identify a potential supervisor). Successful candidates will be registered in the academic departments of the supervisors.
The following conditions 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
Fellowships are awarded for one year. Renewal for one further year will be contingent on satisfactory academic progress
The value of the fellowship is R350 000 per annum (fellowship stipend plus consumables/travel). Split between stipend and running costs to be discussed with supervisor.
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.
This call for applications closed on 31 March 2020.
These awards were open to all Professional, Administrative and Support Staff (PASS) in CIDRI-Africa Principal and Contributing Investigator research groups. Staff may self-nominate, but must be supported by a Principal Investigator (PI), Contributing Investigator (CI) or CIDRI-Africa executive staff member. The proposed activity (conference, course etc.) could encompass personal or organisational development, or educational opportunities within the staff member’s scope of work (and should be completed within a year of receiving the award). R100 000 in total is available for the 2019/20 year; we anticipate offering around 5 awards.
This call for applications closed on 21 June 2019.