SA QuTI Emerging Leaders 2023 Call for Applications

SA QuTI Emerging Leaders 2023  – Call for Applications

The South African Quantum Technologies Initiative (SA QuTI), (funded by the Department of Science and Technology), has two-year funding for four Emerging Leaders, valued at R1 000 000 per annum each.

An Emerging Leader is defined as a young, recently graduated South African with a PhD and is, (or is guaranteed to be) employed on a permanent or contract basis for the duration of the award.

Your research area must fall into one of the three SA QuTI flagship pillars:

Quantum Communication; Quantum Computing; Quantum Sensing/Metrology/ Imaging.

This call requires a minimum co-funding of R500 000 per annum from the host university or laboratory – (in-kind will also count as co-investment).

Emerging Leaders are expected to either strengthen an existing quantum node (UKZN, SU, CPUT, Wits, UniZulu), or help to establish a new node.

Please complete the attached application and submit completed signed pdf forms, a copy of your CV, ID and letter of support to Suraiya Buccas

Applications will close when all suitable candidates have been identified for funding.

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