NRF Fellowship

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) through the National Research Foundation (NRF) has made available continued funding for Research Career Advancement Fellowships (RCAF’s) in order to strengthen research capacity and scientific research leadership in Science, Engineering and Technology. 

The specific objectives of the funding are interalia:

  • Provide a career path for qualifying post-doctor researchers to pursue a career in research
  • Create the opportunity for these emerging researchers to be mentored and groomed for research leadership and academic positions, to gain experience in post-graduate supervision and training and for these individuals to strengthen their research track record in their chosen research area.

This programme is positioned as an accelerated development programme at Rhodes. Please read Protocol for NRF Accelerated Development Programme

Please pay particular attention to point 3 of the protocol which is the NRF eligibility criteria for staff and point 4 which are the selection criteria used for the selection of candidates.

Deadlines for the submission of a detailed CV by interested parties: 9h00, Friday 19th of September 2014.

Documentation should be sent to Danel at

Please note that no late applications can be considered.

Last Modified: Tue, 09 Sep 2014 11:01:11 SAST