20 December 2019

DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Scientometrics and STI Policy Hosted by Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Scientometrics / Bibliometrics / Research Evaluation.

The fellowship will commence in February 2020. The initial fellowship is for 2-years and is renewable for another subsequent term of 2 years.

Postdoctoral fellowship applications are open to anyone who has completed their PhD in the last five years. It is expected that the successful candidate will have a strong background and competencies in quantitative methods and/or information science. A degree in information science, computer science, bibliometrics or mathematical statistics will be a strong recommendation.


Postdoctoral applicants must send a completed application form and comprehensive curriculum vitae, including a list of publications and the names and contact details of at least two referees, to Marthie van Niekerk at mvn3@sun.ac.za. Applicants should request their referees to forward confidential reports by the closing date direct to the same address.

Closing date for application is 15 February 2019.

For more information on the work of CREST consult the website at www.sun.ac.za/crest or contact Prof Johann Mouton at jm6@sun.ac.za.