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Vacancies

Staff Positions

The Astronomy department currently has an opening for a lecturer position in a joint position with the South African Astronomical Observatory. See the advertisement on the AAS Job Register. Deadline for applications is 20 February 2017.

Postdoctoral Positions

Postdoctoral applications are welcomed throughout the year.
Where funding from within the department is available, these positions will be advertised. However, postdoctoral funding for positions within the department may also be applied for from outside sources:

Claude Leon Foundation
The National Research Foundation (NRF)
UCT Postdoctoral research fellowships

Process:
- Contact a staff member with whom you would like to do research to discuss possible projects
- Apply to one of the above outside sources for funding with support from the proposed supervisor

PhD Positions

PhD applications are welcomed through the year. Where funding from within the department is available, these positions will be advertised. A list of projects offered in the Astronomy department is given here.

PhD scholarships are available from the National Research Foundation (regularly check the link below for deadlines):

The National Research Foundation (NRF)

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