• Jan 26 2016

    Postdoctoral Fellow


    National Institute for Theoretical Physics

    Stellenbosch Node

    Postdoctoral Fellow
    (Two-year contract)

    The Stellenbosch node of the South African National Institute for Theoretical Physics (NITheP) has a postdoctoral vacancy in the fields of Condensed Matter and Statistical Physics. The fellowship can be associated with any of the research groups and topics at that node.

    The appointment will be made within the structure of Stellenbosch University on a two-year contract basis, with the possibility of renewal for one additional year.

    Duties: Maintaining a vigorous research programme.

    Requirements: A doctorate of high standing in a field relevant to the research activities at the NITheP Stellenbosch node. A developing research record and demonstrated research potential. PhD must have been obtained within the past five years.

    Commencement of duties: 1 June 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter.

    Closing date: Review of applications will begin on 1 March 2016 and continue until the fellowship has been awarded.

    Value of fellowship: The value of the fellowship will be commensurate with experience and research profile.

    Enquiries: Prof Frederik Scholtz on +27 21 808 3871 or at fgs@sun.ac.za.

    Applications: Applications must include a cover letter, complete CV, publication list, description of present and future research interests and copies of relevant qualifications. All documents are to be submitted as a single PDF file. Applications to be e-mailed together with names and addresses/e-mail details of at least 2 referees to Mrs Rene Kotze at renekotze@sun.ac.za.

    Webpage: http://www.nithep.ac.za

    *NITheP reserves the right not to make an appointment and continue searching after the closing date and only short-listed candidates will be informed will be contacted.

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