Postdoctoral Research Opportunity – Closing date 30 October 2020

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 and who have completed masters level course work in epidemiology and systematic reviews.

 Key activities:

  • To identify priority topics and conduct research synthesis and related research.
  • Lead or co-author research publications.
  • To assist with writing research proposals.
  • To carry out such other duties consistent with a postdoctoral research fellowship of this nature.
  • To abide by Stellenbosch University’s policies, rules and procedures for postdoctoral research fellows and codes of conduct and rules governing research results, research materials, and intellectual property.


  • Applications (CV, proof of your PhD qualification, and names and email contacts of two referees) submit to
  • Any queries should be made by email to
  • The closing date for the receipt of applications is 30th October 2020.

Please see the document link below for further details: