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    POSTDOC POSITION The National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa is making available funding for postdoctoral research. Dr Kobus Marais, at the
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      POSTDOC POSITION
      The National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa is making available funding for postdoctoral research. Dr Kobus Marais, at the Department of Linguistics and Language Practice at the University of the Free State in South Africa, is inviting suitably qualified researchers, who have completed a PhD in the sociology of translation, translation and development or translation and semiotics during the past five years to apply for this funding opportunity. The best applicant(s) will be selected, and the application will be motivated with the NRF and the candidate will be supported with the application.
      Please submit a full CV with a one-page conceptualisation of the envisaged research to: jmarais@...

      The value of the fellowships is as follows:
      1. NRF Free-standing Postdoctoral Fellowship

      Value of the Fellowship
      For the 2014 academic year, the value of fellowship will be as follows:
      Amount and Duration
      Stipend R150 000 Per annum
      International travel grant R45 000 - Maximum allowed during the funding period
      Local travel grant R15 000 - Maximum allowed per annum, based on need
      Institutional contribution R15 000 Per annum

      2. NRF Innovation Postdoctoral Fellowship

      Successful applicants will receive funding for a period of three years. The total innovation
      postdoctoral fellowship package for 2014 is as follows:

      R 220 000 p.a. (non-taxable stipend)
      R 50 000 p.a (contribution towards research costs)
      R 15 000 p.a (institutional contribution)

      Beneficiaries are eligible for a local travel grant to a maximum of R 25 000 and an
      international travel grant to a maximum of R 45 000. which can be used during the
      course of the funding period for conferences, workshop attendance or visits to a
      laboratory/collaborator.
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