2015/2016 Postdoctoral Scholarships For International Students in East Africa

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Wellcome Trust is offering KWRTP-IDeAL is offering several Early postdoctoral positions commencing in January 2016 are available at our Kilifi and Nairobi sites. Postdoctoral positions are available for Africans who completed their PhD within the last 4 years. Positions are available in the following research areas: Molecular Epidemiology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Clinical research and Genetic basis of disease susceptibility.

Study Subject(s): Positions are available in the following research areas: Molecular Epidemiology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Clinical research and Genetic basis of disease susceptibility.
Course Level: Positions are awarded for pursuing postdoctoral programme.
Scholarship Provider: Wellcome Trust
Scholarship can be taken at: Uganda, Nairobi, Kilifi, Sanger Centre (UK) and Australia

Eligibility: Applications are invited from East Africans (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia).

Scholarship Open for International Students: Applicants from East African Region (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia) can apply for these postdoctoral positions.

Scholarship Description: “KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme is an internationally” “renowned health research Programme that is committed to developing research capacity in the East African Region. Several Early Postdoctoral positions commencing in January 2016 are available at our Kilifi and Nairobi sites. These positions, which are funded under the Initiative to Develop African Research Leaders (IDeAL), will provide an opportunity for East African researchers, particularly those in the early stages of their careers to receive training and mentorship within a high quality research environment under the supervision of internationally renowned researchers.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? These positions, which are funded under the Initiative to Develop African Research Leaders (IDeAL), will provide an opportunity for East African researchers, particularly those in the early stages of their careers to receive training and mentorship within a high quality research environment under the supervision of internationally renowned researchers.

 

How to Apply: To apply for a postdoc position, if positions are available they will appear below. You may click on each to get further information.
To apply Please register and login and then choose “Add New” => Postdoc Application. Under the tab “Postdoc Preference” please select at least one position. To end an application session at any point just click “Save”. You may visit and edit the application repeatedly until the deadline day. However, the information saved as at the deadline day will be taken as the final submission. Even when there are no specific positions advertised we continue to welcome enquiries from interested researchers. Please browse through the our researchers’ profiles to get an idea of the the research going on in the Programme and what area might fits your interests. Send your enquiries and CV to: IDeAL director – iddir-at-kemri-wellcome.org

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for application is 26th August 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

 

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