Biological invasions and their management in South Africa’s National Botanical and Zoological Gardens

A post-doctoral fellowship is available to conduct research as part of the South African National Biodiversity Institute’s work on biological invasions.  For details of the project see:

Project Outline


R 300,000 p.a. for 2 years

Starting date

Jan 2023 or some time thereafter (negotiable)


Post-doctoral research funding is open to anyone who has completed their PhD in the last five years (not including any gaps in working or pro rata part-time positions) or can provide evidence that their PhD will be awarded shortly.

Application procedure

Send copies of the following documents as a single combined pdf



Subject: SANBI Biological Invasions Post-Doc application 2023

  1. a cover-sheet available with this advert;
  2. a covering letter;
  3. a full CV;
  4. two letters of reference from academic supervisors;
  5. statement of support from SANBI contact person or co-host;
  6. certified copy of academic marks for courses studied;
  7. certified copy of highest qualification (certified translation if required);
  8. a certified copy of ID or passport; and
  9. pdfs (or an open-source link) to two journal articles demonstrating their research to date.

E-mails must be <20MB.

For queries about the project please contact Dr Thabiso M Mokotjomela

For questions about the application process please contact Ms René du Toit (

SANBI reserves the right not to fill these bursaries. If no response has been received within 28 working days of the closing date, candidates may assume that their applications were unsuccessful.

Closes: Friday, 4 November 2022
Time: 16h00
Location: Qwaqwa

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