AIMS Postdoctoral Fellowships for International Applicants in South Africa, 2014

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.. AIMS-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.. Fellowships are available to students for postdoctoral research program.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Fellowships are awarded in the field of financial mathematics, computational algebra and mathematical biology.
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· 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
Benefits of the scholarship: Fellowships are immediately available and the value of the award ranges between R200 – R240k per annum, tax free, subject to qualification and experience.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Fellowships are tenable for two years contingent on satisfactory progress, and could be extended for a third year.
Number of scholarships: There are two positions available for students.

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