Career opportunities

FELLOWSHIPS FOR AFRICAN MID-CAREER RESEARCHERS

KEMRI-WELLCOME TRUST
Initiative to Develop African Research Leaders (IDeAL)
 

KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme is one the leading research Programmes in Africa. The Programme undertakes high quality research across a wide range of health-related areas including basic human, parasite and vector biology, epidemiology, clinical trials, social sciences, demography, health systems and ethics.  In addition, the Programme has a highly productive capacity building initiative aim at supporting the growth of African research leaders.

Up to 5 fellowships are available for African mid-career postdoctoral researchers. These fellowships, which will be funded under the Initiative to Develop African Research Leaders (IDeAL), will provide an opportunity for the African researchers to develop their own research program within KWTRP with stints at collaborating international institutions.

What do the fellowships cover?

The fellowships are for 4 years and provide for an internationally competitive salary approx. (50,000 USD PA), research cost and travel costs

Eligibility

Applications are invited from African researchers who completed their PhD within the last 8 years and have a strong research publications record in any health-related area such as basic sciences, clinical sciences, nutrition, social sciences, epidemiology, health systems and policy, ethics, demography and statistics  AND who have a keen interested on establishing a research programme on health issue that affect the African region

Deadline

The deadline for application is 20th February 2016.

Application

For further information and application please visit the Postdoctoral  Researchers’ portal under the Capacity Strengthening page on our website http://www.kemri-wellcome.org/index.php/en/capacitystrengthening

Please note that only online applications will be accepted.  If you have any queries please contact IDeAL director – iddir@kemri-wellcome.org