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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Procedural Modelling for Computer Graphics

The Department of Computer Science, University of Cape Town (UCT) is looking to recruit an outstanding candidate for a post-doctoral researcher position in the are of procedural modelling of natural phenomena for computer graphics. The position will be based in Cape Town.

Value and Tenure:
The value of the fellowship is fixed at R200 000 per annum and is tenable for one year. Should other funding be obtained then the fellowship amount will be reduced accordingly, to a minimum of R50 000 per annum. no relocation expenses are available. The Fellowship carries no benefits and a directive for tax exemption will be applied for by UCT on behalf of the successful candidate.

Conditions and Eligibility:
Both South African and foreign candidates are eligible. Applicants must have completed their doctoral study in the last five years. Applicants may not previously have held full-time academic posts.
The applicant will be expected to have outstanding educational profile in Computer Science, with evidence of interest and an ability to undertake research in the above-mentioned field.
The successful candidate will be expected to publish at least one but ideally two journal of conference publications in DoE accredited journals or conferences, during the fellowship tenure.
The successful candidate will be required to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the University of Cape Town and a Memorandum of Understanding with his/her Principal Investigator. The successful candidate will be required to comply with the University of Cape Town's approved policies, procedures and pactises for the postdoctoral sector.

Application requirements:
Applications must include the following:

  • A covering letter explaining the candidate's suitability and experience, as well as his/her availability. the applicant's full curriculum vitae and a full list of publications. The names (and contact details) of at least two academics who have taught, supervised or worked alongside the applicant.
  • Certified copies of all academic transcripts (undergraduate, Honours (if(applicable), Masters (if applicable) and PhD).

All applicants are subject to the policies, procedures and rules according to the postdoctoral sector at the University of Cape Town.

Application deadline
The official cal is scheduled to open by Feb 13th,  2017 and the expected deadline is Feb 14th, 2017.
Potential candidates should contact A/Prof James Gain at (, including a CV, and a research proposal.

The University of Cape Town reserves the right to make no awards at all, to cancel the award if the conditions are not met, and to effect changes to the conditions of the award. The University of Cape town reserves the right to disqualify ineligible, incomplete and/or inappropriate applications.

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