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A Postdoctoral Fellow is required for the PetroSA Synthetic Fuels Research Centre, Cape Town, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

The PetroSA Synthetic Fuels Research Centre (PSFRC) represents a new type of partnership between universities and industry in South Africa. PetroSA (South Africa’s national oil company) is relocating a significant part of its R&D effort to the SAIAMC (South African Institute for Advanced Materials Chemistry) at UWC namely its conversion of olefins to distillate (COD) pilot plant and associated activities. The main research thrust will be directed towards improving COD efficiency, the utilization of new feed stocks and development of new catalysts. The PSFRC project was launched in April 2010 and now the University of the Western Cape is seeking an innovative and committed person as a postdoctoral fellow.

Postdoctoral Fellow: commencing as soon as possible in 2011

This is a one year contract position which is renewable for a total of three years. Preference will be given to South Africans but non South Africans will also be considered.

To be appointed the person should hold a PhD in an area related to catalytic gas conversion technology and an excellent record of publication in that field. The appointee will carry out research projects under the direction of the PSFRC Technical Committee and assist in the supervision of research students to PhD level. Applications should include:

  • An exposition of the applicant’s expertise in research methods.
  • An example of a recent publication.
  • A letter of motivation, a full CV and the names and contact details of three referees.

The postdoctoral fellow will receive a tax free annual bursary in South African Rand (ZAR) approximately equivalent to 25000.00-30000.00 USD depending on experience.

Address applications to:
Professor D.L. Key, PSFRC, SAIAMC,
University of the Western Cape,
Private Bag X17, Bellville 7535,
South Africa or

by email to: dkey[ at ]uwc.ac.za
Tel +27 21 959 9320, fax +27 21 959 1583.

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