Hugh Kelly Fellowship
THE HUGH KELLY FELLOWSHIP IS FOR A SENIOR SCHOLAR WITH A WELL ESTABLISHED RESEARCH RECORD. THE FELLOWSHIP IS OPEN TO THOSE RESEARCHERS WHO WERE AWARDED THEIR PHDs MORE THAN FIVE YEARS AGO.
ONLY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS SHOULD APPLY. IF YOUR PHD WAS AWARDED WITHIN THE LAST FIVE YEARS RATHER APPLY FOR THE RHODES UNIVERSITY POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP, OR THE ANDREW W. MELLON POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP.
Applications are invited for the year 2016
The Hugh Kelly Fellowship is awarded to enable senior scientists to devote themselves to advanced work in any of the following disciplines:
Biochemistry, Microbiology and Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geography, Geology, Human Kinetics & Ergonomics, Ichthyology and Fisheries Science, Mathematical Statistics, Mathematics (Pure & Applied), Pharmaceutical Sciences, Physics & Electronics, Zoology and Entomology and Water Sciences (based within the Institute for Water Research).
The value of the Fellowship covers:
- Direct return economy class airfare from the Fellow's residence.
- University accommodation with electricity and water included.
- R5000.00 monthly cash stipend to supplement the Fellow's usual source of income, or if you are accompanied by your partner R7500.00 per month cash stipend.
- If the Fellow accepts the appointment for at least four months and is accompanied by a partner, the partner's return economy air fare will also be paid.
The successful applicant will be expected to take up residence in Grahamstown between 1 January and 31 December 2016.
Applicants should be senior scholars of standing with an extensive research publication record. Please apply to the Research Office, Rhodes University enclosing a full statement of the work proposed, together with a curriculum vitae and the names of three referees who can attest to the applicant's standing.
The tenure of the Fellowship can be for periods of between three and ten months. The Fellow will be required to reside in Grahamstown and will be an honorary member of the staff of the University for the term of the Fellowship. The Fellow will be provided with internet access and use of the Library, as well as such facilities as may be required for research. At the conclusion of the Fellowship, the Fellow will be required to present a concise report on the work completed.
The tenure of the Fellowship shall be acknowledged by the Fellow in all publications which may emanate from the Fellowship.