International Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Energy and Engineering – North West University, South Africa


Scholarship Description:

The North-West University (NWU) is offering a postdoctoral research fellowship for undertaking a research project in Energy and Engineering. The contract will be awarded for an initial period of 1 year, renewable for a second and third year subject to the candidate showing satisfactory progress in his/her research project. The work will commence January 2014.


Scholarship Eligibility:

-A PhD degree obtained no later than 2010 from a reputable university is mandatory.
-The candidate should be under 40 years of age.
-Candidates should be fluent in English.
-The candidate must have an engineering background.
-Candidates should have an excellent academic record and research potential.
-The scheme is open to nationals of all countries.


Deadline for Application:

30 November 2013.


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Scholarship Coverage:

The value of the fellowship will be approximately R 150 000 (ZAR – South African currency) per annum. A further amount of R 20 000 per annum will be made available for running costs. A once off amount to a maximum of R 20 000 will be made available for relocation costs. This will include transportation of the postdoctoral fellow and his/her belongings.


Additional Information:

Applicants should submit detailed Curriculum Vitae, including a list of publications, the names and contact details of three professional references and covering letter summarising the reason for applying, to Dr. Oleksandr Dobzhanski; E-mail:


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