AIMS-Canada Research Chairs in Climate Change Science

applications foe the AIMS-Canada Research Chairs in Climate Change Science are now accepted. Eligible candidates must be outstanding female African and non-African scientists whose research seeks to elucidate the scale and causes of climate change. Expired 150 days ago, try next time!

Scholarship Description
This Research Chairs Program was made possible by a grant from the International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada, www.idrc.ca, and financial support from the Government of Canada provided through Global Affairs Canada (GAC) www.international.gc.ca . It is administered by the AIMS Global Secretariat within the framework of the Mathematical Science for Climate Change Resilience Program.

Award Value
Each Chair will be provided up to USD 970,000 over a four-year period and tasked with executing a world-class research program able to contribute significantly towards building both the human capital and the scientific knowledgebase required to solve important climate change-related problems in Africa and beyond.

Level and Area of Studies
Research program in climate change.

Place of Study
The study will be taken in Rwanda.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • be a female;
  • hold a doctorate degree in a quantitative discipline including, but not limited to, applied mathematics, climatology, physics, chemistry, computer science, statistical ecology, or engineering;
  • demonstrate significant evidence of excellent, self-initiated and self-directed research in climate change science;
  • have at least two (2) years of postdoctoral experience;
  • have experience supervising Master’s and/or PhD students; and
  • be able to take up the chair within the first half of 2019 or before the end of 2019.

Applicants’ Nationality
African and non-African citizens are welcome to apply.

Submission Deadline
25 November 2018.

Website and Application Link

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