University of the Witwatersrand is offering postdoctoral research fellowship at the WADDP Research Unit based. Postdoctoral Fellows who have a keen interest in the field of advanced drug delivery and related biomaterials research can apply for this fellowship. The available positions are contractual over a total of 2 years, with renewal after the first year based on performance and progress. The application deadline is 15 September, 2015.
Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded in the field of Advanced Drug Delivery.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing postdoctoral research programme at the WADDP Research Unit based at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits).
Scholarship Provider: University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), South Africa
Scholarship can be taken at: South Africa
Eligibility: Minimum requirements:
-A PhD obtained within the last 5 years
-A minimum of 3 articles published/accepted for publication in peer-reviewed ISI journals.
Additional requirements: Experience would be advantageous; Research expertise aligned with current and past projects at the WADDP Research Unit
Scholarship Open for International Students: South African Citizens can apply for these postdoctoral research fellowships.
Scholarship Description: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship positions are currently available at the WADDP Research Unit based at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, South Africa commencing in Q4 of 2015 as well as for 2016 onwards. The WADDP is under the Directorship of Professor Viness Pillay who is an established rated researcher with the National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa. Prof. Pillay is also a South African NRF/DST Chair in “Pharmaceutical Biomaterials and Polymer-Engineered Drug Delivery Technologies” at the Tier 1 level that recognizes him as a world leader in the field stemming from his vast research program in advanced drug delivery technology. The WADDP offers a pulsating, forward-thinking and inspiring environment for undertaking advanced drug delivery research centered on principles of maintaining global competitiveness in research and its outputs in terms of intellectual property generation, publications, infrastructure expansion and human capacity development and training.
Duration of award(s): The available positions are contractual over a total of 2 years, with renewal after the first year based on performance and progress.
How to Apply: To apply send your CV directly to Professor Viness Pillay by email: viness.pillay-at-wits.ac.za.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 15 September, 2015.