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Apply for the Two-year Postdoctoral Fellowships at the University of Capetown 2020

Brief Description 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. Eligibility 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 closes on 31 March 2020. For more information, click here


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