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Fields-AIMS-Perimeter Africa Postdoctoral Fellowship 2020 for African Scholars

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Last updated on October 28, 2019

Fields-AIMS-Perimeter Africa Postdoctoral Fellowship 2020 for African Scholars (Funded to Toronto, Canada).

The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) invite applications for a one-year joint postdoctoral fellowship.

This fellowship is a unique position intended for new and recent PhDs who are African nationals working in the areas of mathematical sciences or fundamental theoretical physics.

Perimeter’s areas of strength include classical gravity, condensed matter theory, cosmology, particle physics, quantum fields and strings, quantum foundations, quantum information, and quantum gravity.

The Fields Institute supports research in pure and applied mathematics, statistics, and computer science, as well as collaboration between mathematicians and those applying mathematics in areas such as engineering, the physical and biological sciences, medicine, and economics and finance.

While research interests for the selected fellow may dictate either Perimeter or Fields as a home institute, they will be encouraged to spend time at both institutes.

  • Application Deadline: 15th November 2019
  • Eligible Countries: All African countries
  • To be taken at (country): Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Type: Postdoctorate, Fellowship
  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Value of Award: Funded
  • Duration of Programme: 1 Year

Eligibility:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, their curriculum vitae, a description of their research interests, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent on their behalf. The cover letter should include a statement about the candidate’s interest in specific research programs at Fields or Perimeter, as well as names of faculty members at Fields, Perimeter, or Ontario universities with whom the candidate may be interested in working.

How to Apply:

Apply Now by clicking this link. It is important to go through all application requirements on the Programme Webpage see link below) before applying. Visit the official programme webpage here for more details.


  1. Chinny Best Chinny Best

    That’s really nice and well accepted improvement for our educational institutions. Kudos to you guys.

  2. Franca Emeruom Franca Emeruom

    Hope there are awaiting jobs for them? Not after acquiring all these qualifications they will come back home and playing draft and ludo is common in one the state here in Nigeria. Name withheld

    • Josephat Uchechukwu Josephat Uchechukwu

      You are right. I know some professors who are busy blowing big grammar and they are starving with their families due to no jobs. Its very unfair after wasting all the time in Universities.

  3. Adesida Adeyemi Adesida Adeyemi

    This is nice and good and a golden opportunity that needed to be attended to as a matter of great urgency congratulations to Africa in general

  4. Ethel Clara Ethel Clara

    This is an easy opportunity for African scholars. These days, making education our priority is good but I hope job opportunities will be available too.

  5. Diepriye Daniel Diepriye Daniel

    Wow this is very nice, they should help More and make sure, people that are interested should be part of it and learn more about it

  6. RAIFU LATIFAT RAIFU LATIFAT

    This is a good programming supporting people to attain more knowledge in field of research and mathematical science’s programme.May Almighty God omnipotent support the sponsors and provide more wisdom for them.

  7. YAHAYA SAHEED YAHAYA SAHEED

    Fellowship for postdoctoral. Candidates’ in African country,this will help people in their area of specialisation and gear them up to acquire more knowledge and wisdom.

  8. May Jesukolade Jeremiah May Jesukolade Jeremiah

    All these scholarship program are very suspicious to me because I just applied and a man is demanding a sum of two million naira

  9. Ugwu Shedrack Ugwu Shedrack

    It Is Very Good Thing That Is What We Have Been Looking For, We Pray So That God Will Help Us Because Will Have Been Praying To God

  10. TIJANI RABIU TIJANI RABIU

    BROTHER DON’T FOLLOW THEM IF YOU LOVE YOUR SELF BECAUSE IF THIS CAN OF THING IS OUT LIKE THIS YOU WILL START SEEING AND HEARING FROM LEFT AND RIGHT SO EVERY BODY SHOULD BE VERY CAREFUL, THANKS.

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