IBM Research Africa Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research Scientists

IBM Research Africa is welcoming applications for its IBM Research Africa Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research Scientists.


IBM Research Africa Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research Scientists is a fellowship program by IBM Research Africa that offers financial aid to exceptional students who obtained their doctoral degrees within the last five years to enable them to participate in research at academic institutions in South Africa.

Deadline: 31st July 2021

Number of Awards: Not specified

Type: Fellowship, Internship

Country of Fellowship: South Africa

Host institution/Board: IBM Research Africa

Target demographic: South Africans

Req ID:374050BR


° Be a South African natural

° Have completed a doctoral degree within the last (5) years in Computer Science and other fields with considerable computational modelling and programming focus, such as Computational Biology; Computer Science; Data Science; Electrical, Electronic or Computer Engineering; Computational Genomics; Industrial Engineering; Computational Physics; Computational Mathematics & Statistics, Health or Medical Informatics

° Be familiar with data science and machine learning methods, including their implementation. Experience with deep learning, signal and image processing, and computational mathematics will be advantageous

° Be a member of designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act: Black (African, Indian and Coloured).

Be unemployed for the duration of the fellowship.

° Have demonstrable research proficiency based on the scientific method, meaning they must have the ability to define research questions, formulate hypothesis, and develop innovative solutions using cutting edge technologies

° Have considerable programming experience in languages such as C++, Python, Java, JavaScript, MATLAB, and R

How to Apply

To apply, applicants are advised to visit the scholarship official website – link below – to access the online application form and more details on how to apply. All the best.


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