Applications for the German Research Chair in Mathematics and its Applications at AIMS in South Africa in 2023 are currently open.
The research chair is designed to help strengthen mathematical higher education and research in Africa, promote networking between AIMS South Africa and German higher education institutions and support networking amongst the various AIMS centres in Africa.
AIMS South Africa is part of the AIMS-Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI), which seeks to establish a coordinated network of supra-regional centres of excellence in Africa. Further AIMS centres are located in Senegal, Ghana, Rwanda and Cameroon.
Worth of Award
The research chair will receive funding of up to 835,000 euros for initially six years. This money may be used to cover
- the salary attached to the research chair, to be determined depending on your career stage
- relocation costs
- research stays in Germany
- participation in national and international conferences
- expenses for organizing workshops and conferences at the AIMS centre
- specialist literature, equipment and expendable materials at the AIMS centre
The German Research Chair in Mathematics and its Applications at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in South Africa invites you if you
- have completed your doctorate and established an internationally outstanding research record in mathematics and its applications
- have several years of experience in research, teaching, and supervising students and, ideally, doctoral candidates
- conduct application-relevant research into topics with the potential to contribute to the development of the African continent
- would like to initiate academic collaborations with colleagues at German higher education institutions
- are willing to relocate to, live and work in South Africa for the duration of the funding period
How to Apply
Send in your application via the official website.
Deadline: The application deadline is May 15, 2023.