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Rhodes University

Biotechnology Postdoctoral Research Fellowship and PhD Scholarship - 2024

Location: Biotechnology Innovation Centre, Rhodes University, South Africa

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

A Postdoctoral Research Fellowship is available for a project on the development of paper-based diagnostic tests for monitoring human and animal health and detecting environmental and food-related pathogens.

Suitable candidates may have a PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or a related discipline. Ideally, the candidate will have expertise in any of the following:
o Chemical and biological sensors;
o Molecular biology, especially molecular diagnostics;
o Biomolecule immobilisation;
o Analytical chemistry and surrounding techniques (such as HPLC, GC-MS, etc.)

For more information and/or to apply, email CV to Prof J.L. Limson (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

This position is available to start immediately. Preference will be given to South African citizens or permanent residents, and those with valid visas to South Africa extending through 2024.

Applicants need to have:
• a PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or related discipline, that was awarded within the past 5 years;
• demonstrated experience in the above expertises (such as publication of relevant scientific research)

The fellowship is for a period of one year, renewable for up to two or three years, depending on performance and/or funding availability. The fellowship is funded through the National Research Foundation (NRF) South African Research Chair in Biotechnology Innovation & Engagement and is subject to the NRF Conditions of Grant. We reserve the right not to make an appointment for this post.

Deadline: The vacancies will remain open until filled, or withdrawn.

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