The Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research (CIDER) Fellowship Program


Call for applications: Postdoctoral research fellowship on HIV-exposed uninfected child health outcomes

The Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research (CIDER) at the University of Cape Town School of Public Health, in partnership with the Collaborative Initiative for Paediatric HIV Education and Research (CIPHER), is pleased to announce a call for applications for a 15-month postdoctoral research fellowship. The candidate selected for this fellowship will conduct research, including a systematic review of the literature on HIV-exposed uninfected (HEU) child health outcomes. Supervision and mentoring will be by Dr Mary-Ann Davies and the CIPHER HEU project team, which includes Dr Kate Powis and previous CIPHER postdoctoral scholar Dr Amy Slogrove.

The awardee of the CIPHER HIV-Exposed Uninfected Fellowship will be announced at the 4th HIV-Exposed Uninfected Child and Adolescent Workshop to be held on 22 July 2018 as an official pre-conference of the 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

The selected candidate will be based at CIDER for the fellowship, but professional development activities include a two-month training period with the Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a one-month training period at the Botswana Harvard School of Public Health AIDS Partnership. We welcome applications from residents of low- or middle-income countries (LMICs) with a demonstrated commitment to working in a LMIC after the fellowship period. The full request for proposals and application form can be found here.

Full request for proposals 

 Application form

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