POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS NRF FREE STANDING FELLOWSHIPS RESEARCH IN SOUTH AFRICA CALL FOR APPLICATIONS INTERNAL DEAD

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					                     POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS
      NRF FREE-STANDING FELLOWSHIPS (RESEARCH IN SOUTH AFRICA)
                       CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

                            INTERNAL DEADLINE: 17 JULY 2009

Eligibility:

   Available to South African citizens for full-time research at institutions in South Africa.
   Outstanding foreign candidates will be considered for full-time research in South Africa.
   Exceptional doctoral graduates who have recently received their doctoral degrees (i.e. in the last
    five years).
   Fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis, taking the applicants’ academic achievements
    and potential as researchers into account. Publications weigh heavily in the assessment of
    applicants.
   Fellowships will preferably be acceptable at institutions other than the one where the doctoral
    degree was obtained. Applicants who wish to undertake postdoctoral training with their PhD
    institution or supervisor must submit a special motivation.

Fields of study supported:

   Social and Human Sciences
   Natural and Applied Sciences
   Engineering and Technology

Value of award and period of support:

   R80 000 p.a. for 2 years
   In addition R10 000 p.a. contribution towards the running expenses for the candidate’s research
   R5 000 once-off contribution towards airfare for candidates relocating from abroad where
    necessary.

Supplementation:

   Fellowship-holders are allowed to hold supplementary bursaries, grants or emoluments with
    unlimited values.
   Fellowships may not be held simultaneously with a bursary/scholarship from any other government
    or NRF source or NRF administered source without prior NRF permission.
   Fellowship-holders may not hold full-time salaried employment during the tenure of the
    scholarship. They will be allowed to undertake a maximum of 12 hours of teaching, tutorials,
    assistance or demonstration duties per week on average per annum.

Application Process:


Applications are web-based, and must be submitted via the NRF's online system:
http://nrfinterim.nrf.ac.za within the internal deadline period. This is an interim electronic
submission system and applicants who are registered on NRF Online do not have to re-
register, but can access the application form by using their existing NRF Online registration
details.

For more information please contact Ms Nolusindiso Kayi via e-mail at kayin@sun.ac.za or X2909.

INTERNAL DEADLINE: 17 July 2009

				
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