Tuesday, April 14, 2015

African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowships

AIMS South Africa is seeking applicants for Postdoctoral Fellowships in the area of mathematical finance and computational algebra. Fellowships are tenable for two years, contingent on satisfactory progess, and could be extended for a third year.

Fellowships are immediately available and the value of the award ranges between R200 – R240k per annum, taxfree, subject to qualification and experience.

Preference will be given to African applicants and those from SADC member states are particularly encouraged.

  • Conducting research 
  • Publish results in leading peer-reviewed journals and at international conferences
  • Assist senior researchers in leading students into exciting research projects
  • Collaborate with researchers at the AIMS Research Centre

  • A relevant doctorate of high standing
  • A developing research capability which will lead to good international publications
  • Ability to tutor postgraduate students successfully
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluency in English
  • Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team

Applications should consist of
  • A covering letter motivating the application 
  • A comprehensive curriculum vitae stating research plans in the above or related areas
  • Two reference letters from academics familiar with your work
  • Statement on citizenship and whether a South African work permit is currently being held
  • Other practical information such as earliest date of commencement

Please note the Fellowship cannot be held concurrently with any supplementary funding.
Send completed applications to rene@aims.ac.za
Send subject related questions to jsanders@aims.ac.za

Applications are assessed on an ongoing basis.
AIMS South Africa reserves the right to disqualify ineligible, incomplete and/or inappropriate applications.
AIMS South Africa reserves the right not to make an appointment as advertised, or to extend the deadline for applications.
Only successful applicants will be contacted.

For further details and application please visit the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowships page.

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