Postdoctoral Research at Stellenbosch University in South Africa, 2019

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Scholarship Description:

The Stellenbosch University is awarding Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for Project Title: Research Chair in Food Environments, Nutrition & Health starting in February 2019. Fellowship is available for South African students.

Host College/University:

The University is amongst South Africa’s leading tertiary institutions based on research output, student pass rates and rated scientists, and is recognized internationally as an academic institution of excellence.

Degree level:

Fellowships are available to pursue Postdoctoral research programme.

Field of Study:

Project Title: Research Chair in Food Environments, Nutrition & Health.

Scholarship Award: 

Please note that postdoctoral fellows are not appointed as employees and their fellowships are awarded tax free. They are therefore not eligible for employee benefits.

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Nationalities:

  • Fellowship is available for South African students.
  • Scholarship can be taken in South Africa.

Eligibility Criteria:

The candidate must possess a relevant doctoral degree PhD (Health Sciences/Agriculture/Humanities) obtained in the past 5 years.

  • Previous experience in Human nutrition research
  • Familiarity with the South African health trajectory
  • Computing literacy, with emphasis on Statistical packages and analysis for both qualitative and quantitative data.

Please note that postdoctoral fellows are not appointed as employees and their fellowships are awarded tax free. They are therefore not eligible for employee benefits.

Applying procedure Instructions:

How to Apply: Send a letter of application, accompanied by a comprehensive curriculum vitae, including list of publications and the names and contact details of at least two referees, to Prof XG Mbhenyane – xgm-at-sun.ac.za

Applicants should request their referees to forward confidential reports by the closing date direct to the same address.

Scholarship Official Web Links:

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Scholarship Deadline:

October 30, 2019.

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