Agricultural Research Council: Bursary 2019 in Pretoria

The Agricultural Research Council (ARC) invites suitable applicants to apply for Postgraduate Scholarship / Bursary Programme for 2019.

Bursary Applocation Closing Date: 21 January 2019

Bursary Location: Pretoria

Bursary Provider: Agricultural Research Council (ARC)

Who can Apply?

Young and dynamic science graduates are invited to apply for a significant number of bursary opportunities with the ARC. If successful, graduates will be based for the duration of their studies at one of the ARC Institutes, depending on their discipline and mentor. They will work under mentorship on projects prescribed by the ARC, and will be post-doctoral studies. If applicable, they may be expected to attend some courses at the University concerned. This call will commence from 2019.

To be considered for a bursary, you should:

Have a Doctorate in a discipline suitable for the areas of research indicated in the information given below; Have evidence of significant academic achievement in previous studies; Be planning a long-term career in agricultural research; Be able to appreciate diversity and facilitate change; Have excellent interpersonal skills and good professional conduct; Be proactively involved in your own career development; Be completely dedicated to the mentorship process; Be able to cope with pressure and to interact effectively in sensitive situations.

Field of Studies

  • Agricultural Economics and Capacity Development: Agricultural Economics; Statistics; Mathematical Statistics; Econometrics; Agricultural Extension; Socio-Economics
  • Natural Resource Management: GIS; Earth Observation; Land Water Management; Pedology; Agrometeorology; Soil Microbiology; Soil Chemistry; Soil Physics
  • Informatics: Bioinformatics; Molecular Modelling; Geoinformatics; Image Analysis; Mathematics; Statistics and Biometry; Epidemiology; Computer Sciences; Automation and Control Systems

How to apply

Applications should include a detailed statement of interest and a detailed CV (including certified copies of certificates, academic records, supporting documents, nationality and the details of 3 contactable academic referees).

Applications should be submitted electronically to [email protected].

The enquiries can be directed to Lorraine Molope at Tel: 0124279859 or [email protected].

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