Funded Subsaharan Africa DAAD/African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral fellowship 2018

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Applications are now been accepted for the Funded Subsaharan Africa DAAD/African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral fellowship 2018, eligible persons are welcome to apply for this program

DAAD as a publicly funded, self-governing organization of the institutions of higher education in Germany, promotes international academic exchange as well as educational co-operation with developing countries through a variety of funding and scholarship programmes. The purpose of the programme is to provide opportunities to post-doctoral researchers to conduct co-operative research at AIMS Cameroon, under the guidance of the research chair holder. The programme is designed to support post-doctoral training. There is also a teaching responsibility and teaching language will be in English.

Level: Fellowship

Field: Mathematics

Value
The fellowship consists of:

  • A travel allowance to participate in international conferences: 2000 EUR
  • a monthly instalment: 1000 EUR
  • a personal lump sum of 100 Euro/month (for work-visa etc)
  • The incumbent is obliged to conclude an insurance policy (health/accident/personal liability).

Who can apply?

Applicants have to:

  • have completed their PhD degree less than three years ago.
  • be current or prospective teaching or research staff at an international university or research institution.
  • be preferably nationals of a Sub-Saharan African country.

Eligible Fields
Mathematical Analysis
Preferably applicants with a strong background in Quantitative and/or Numerical Analysis of Partial Differential Equations and their applications in real world problems.

The fellowship is tenable at AIMS Cameroon, located in Limbe, a pleasant coastal town in the South West Region of Cameroon, about two hours from Douala International Airport.

he objective for fellows is to undertake research during the tenure of the award. The project should not be a reworking or mere extension of the candidate’s doctoral research project.

In addition: The selected candidate is expected to have a team spirit, participate in the scientific activities and animations at AIMS Cameroon as well as at University of Buea and University of Yaoundé 1.

What requirements must be met?
Applicants have to

  • have completed their PhD degree less than three years ago.
  • be current or prospective teaching or research staff at an international university or research institution.
  • be preferably nationals of a Sub-Saharan African country.

At the end of the fellowship the fellow has to provide a detailed report on the findings of the research signed by the hosting professor at AIMS Cameroon.

Language skills
English

Application documents
Applicants will be required to register online via the DAAD-Portal:  (see boelow)

Documents to be submitted

  • DAAD application form duly filled (available in the DAAD-Portal).
  • Curriculum Vitae (please use the europass specimen form at http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu), including list of publications (if applicable).
  • Research proposal (maximum 5 pages) including detailed time and work plan which must have been arranged in advance with the chair holder.
  • 2 recommendation letters by academic referees.
  • PhD certificate (certified as true copy of the original certificate).
  • Master’s certificate (certified as true copy of the original certificate).

Application deadline
Applications can be handed in until November 9, 2017
Please send a copy of your application to Prof. Dr. Gisèle Mophou at AIMS Cameroon via the following address by email:
postdoc-aims-recruitment@aims-cameroon.org

Application Deadline: November 9, 2017

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the DAAD African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Postdoctoral fellowship

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