Postdoctoral fellowship in Subsaharan Africa at AIMS Tanzania

Application Deadline: September 30, 2018

Applications are now open for a postdoctoral fellowship at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Tanzania. The DAAD funds this fellowship and welcomes applications from applicants who have recently obtained a PhD in Mathematics.


The purpose of the programme is to provide opportunities to postdoctoral mathematicians under the guidance of AIMS, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences. As a self-governing non-profit trust, which is supported by several universities, AIMS offers postgraduate programmes to talented students from the African continent. In a similar way, AIMS is extending its offer to masters and doctoral degree programmes in mathematical sciences meeting the need for highly qualified scientists in Africa.

Scholarship Provider: DAAD

Degree Level: Postdoctoral Fellowship

Study Subject: The scholarship at AIMS Tanzania is available in the following field:

Value:The fellowship covers:

  • A flat-rate travel allowance: The flat rate travel allowance will be specified in the letter of award
  • A monthly research allowance of 100 EUR
  • A monthly installment of 1000 EUR
  • If a health insurance is compulsory for work and/or visa regulations DAAD will accept the costs for a standard tariff upon submission of receipt of paid invoice.

Number of Scholarships: 1

Nationalities: Nationals of African Countries.

Eligibility:Applicants have to-

  • have completed their PhD degree not more than six years ago.
  • be current or prospective teaching or research staff at a university or research institution in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • be invited by AIMS.
  • preferably be nationals of an African country

Application Procedure: Documents to be submitted-

  • DAAD application form duly filled (available in the DAAD-Portal).
  • Curriculum Vitae (please use the europass specimen form at, including list of publications (if applicable).
  •  Invitation and nomination by the host institution
  • Research proposal (up to 5 pages) including detailed time and work plan which must have been arranged in advance with the host researcher.
  • 2 recommendation letters by academic referees.
  •  PhD certificate (certified as true copy of the original certificate).
  •  Master’s certificate (certified as true copy of the original certificate).



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