Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Cosmology, Gravitation or String Theory

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Location:  Cape Town, South Africa

Cosmology and Gravity Group at the University of Cape Town

1+1 year position(s)

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

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Up to three Post-doctoral research fellowships are available in the Cosmology and Gravity Group at the University of Cape Town. The fields of research are open, but preference will be given to candidates whose research interests are aligned with those of members of the group.

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 group.

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

Ms Rushana du Toit ( CO Ms Nicky Walker) nassp[AT]
Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
University of Cape Town
Rondebosch 7701
South Africa
Phone: +27 21 460 9346
Fax: +27 21 447 3639

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