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Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Astrophysics, Cosmology or Gravitation

Centre for Astrophysics, Cosmology and Gravity (ACGC) at the University of Cape Town

1+1 year position

Deadline: 28 February (but will remain open until filled)

http://cosmology.uct.ac.za/ACGCpostdocAdvert-2010.pdf

The newly launched Centre for Astrophysics, Cosmology and Gravity (ACGC) at the University of Cape Town is offering its inaugural Post- doctoral research fellowship. The Centre includes members from the Astronomy Department as well as the Cosmology & Gravity Group in the Mathematics and Applied Mathematics department. The fields of research are open, but preference will be given to candidates whose research interests are aligned with members of the Centre.

Positions are available for a period of up to two years, subject to satisfactory performance and renewed funding. The stipend will afford a good standard of living, and access to travel and equipment grants.

The fellowship is awarded as part of the South African National Research Foundation Blue Skies Initiative. To be eligible for a Fellowship, the candidate must have received his or her PhD within 5 calendar years preceding that in which the Fellowship would begin.

If you require further details please email any member of the Centre.

To apply, please email your CV, publication list, a statement of research interests and three letters of recommendation to

Ms Carol Marsh
Department of Astronomy
University of Cape Town
Rondebosch 7700
South Africa
admin[AT]ast.uct.ac.za
Phone: +27 21 650 5830
Fax: +27 21 650 4547

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