AIMS Postdoctoral Fellowships for International Applicants in South Africa, 2014

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The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) has invited applications for postdoctoral fellowships in the area of mathematical finance and computational algebra. Fellowships are tenable for two years contingent on satisfactory progress, 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. Applications should be submitted by 30 November, 2014.

Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded in the field of financial mathematics, computational algebra and mathematical biology.
Course Level: Fellowships are available to students for postdoctoral research program.
Scholarship Provider: The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), South Africa
Scholarship can be taken at: South Africa

Eligibility:
-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

Scholarship Open for International Students: South African and international candidates can apply for these postdoctoral fellowships. Preference will be given to African applicants and those from SADC member states are particularly encouraged.

Scholarship Description: AIMSAIMS-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 progress, 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.

Number of award(s): There are two positions available for students.

Duration of award(s): Fellowships are tenable for two years contingent on satisfactory progress, and could be extended for a third year.

What does it cover? Fellowships are immediately available and the value of the award ranges between R200 – R240k per annum, tax free, subject to qualification and experience.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Only successful applicants will be contacted.

How to Apply: Send completed applications to rene-at-aims.ac.za. 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

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 30 November, 2014.

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