Postdoctoral Fellowship X 2 (biostatistics)

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Job Description

The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) is committed to meeting the objectives of Employment Equity to improve representivity within the Institution. Preference will be given to applicants from the designated groups in accordance with Employment Equity. COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES Postdoctoral Fellowship (x2 Available in Biostatistics for 2022) SCHOOL OF NURSING AND PUBLIC HEALTH Ref NO.: T/CHS11/2022 DURBAN Scholarship Value Duration of Full-Time Study Post-Doctoral Fellowship 180 000 ZAR Eligibility Criteria:

  • A doctoral degree obtained in the past five (5) years, in Biostatistics or related field;
  • Preference is reserved for South African citizens and permanent residents;
  • Applicants must be under the age of 45 years AND
  • Successful incumbents must be based at UKZN for the duration of the fellowship.
NB: Postdoctoral fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis, taking into account the applicant’s academic achievements, as well as the quality of the proposed programme and its potential for enhancing general research activity in the host School, College of Health Sciences and the University. Comprehensive applications are invited, comprising of:
  • A letter of motivation, including the earliest possible starting date;
  • A full curriculum vitae, including a list of publications and all qualification certificates
  • A proposal for a postdoctoral research project, which will be evaluated on the basis of
peer review for its excellence AND
  • The proposal should contain a clear plan for research dissemination; and output.
Required Outputs:
  • The successful applicants will engage in postdoctoral research study under the supervision
of a biostatistician.
  • Successful applicants are expected to participate in the academic activities of the
discipline (biostatistical consultations, teaching, seminars, workshops, etc). The closing date for receipt of applications is 13 June 2022. NB: Applicants are required to submit a CV and letter outlining their suitability which must be emailed to Ms Phumi Sibanyoni - with the subject line ‘Postdoctoral Fellowship 2022.”

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