Researcher: Autoimmune Disease Modelling Job in South Africa

Stellenbosch University is recognised as one of the four top research universities in South Africa. It takes pride in the fact that it has one of the country’s highest proportions of postgraduate students of which almost ten percent are international students.

Researcher: Autoimmune Disease Modelling


Participating in planning and conducting research that leads to research outputs;

Supervising postgraduate students in thesis-based postgraduate programmes;

Co-managing the Zebrafish Husbandry Unit;

Representing The Experimental Medicine Group at scientific meetings;

Facilitating learning and training (including teaching, mentoring and guiding postgraduate students) in theoretical and practical aspects of Disease Modelling and Drug Discovery;

Planning, organising and facilitating learning opportunities;

Involvement in community interaction activities.

 Job Requirements    

PhD in Physiology or closely related discipline in the health sciences;

At least two years' post-doctoral research experience;

A published track record of both pre-clinical and clinical research experience in the context of autoimmune disease;

Published evidence of your ability to develop clinically relevant disease models in cells, rodents and zebrafish;

Comprehensive knowledge of zebrafish husbandry practices, including related legislation;

Good communication and supervision skills;

The ability to function well within a team.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Stellenbosch University to apply