Two postdoctoral research opportunities- Closing date 15 June 2020

Two postdoctoral research opportunities have arisen in the Centre for Evidence-based Health Care for a period of one year. Hosted by Prof Taryn Young, the successful candidate will conduct methodologically sound research syntheses (including systematic reviews, scoping reviews, and evidence maps) and related research on priority topics relevant to the African region. The fellowship will involve in-depth formal tutoring and mentorship in evidence synthesis, and knowledge translation.

Applicants for this postdoctoral research fellowship must hold (or have been approved for) a doctoral degree in epidemiology, public health or a related health science discipline; and must provide proof of this at the time of application. Preference will be given to candidates who are within five years of having completing their doctoral studies at a higher education institution in South Africa or abroad.


Applications, and any queries regarding the application process, should be made by email to

Please see the document link below for further details:

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