Deadline:

November 25, 2018.

Location:

Rwanda.

(Paid Opportunity)

Description

Call for Female Applicants: AIMS-Canada Research Chairs in Climate Change Science

Applications are open for the AIMS-Canada Research Chairs in Climate Change Science 2018/2019. The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) invites applications for three AIMS-Canada Research Chairs in Climate Change Science to be based at AIMS Rwanda.

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The program seeks outstanding female African and non-African scientists whose research seeks to elucidate the scale and causes of climate change; predict climatic conditions, especially at small temporal and spatial scales; and develop and apply novel strategies for climate change adaptation and mitigation. Each chair will be tasked with executing a world-class research program able to contribute significantly towards building both the human capital and the scientific knowledge base required to solve important climate change-related problems in Africa and beyond.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Climate Change
  • Predict Climatic Conditions
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Climatology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Statistical Ecology
  • Engineering

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

Program Period

 Four years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

The applicant should:

  • 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
  • The ability to take up the Chair by the end of 2018.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid Opportunity)

Benefits

  • Each Chair will be provided up to USD 970,000 over a four-year period.

How to Apply

First Step: Please complete and submit by the 25th November 2018, 23:59 CAT, the online application form to which the following documents should be attached:

  • a completed research proposal form,
  • a curriculum vitae,
  • a letter of motivation,
  • an electronic copy of three representative publications in climate change science where the applicant is the lead and/or senior author.

Second Step: Three referees should email confidential letters of support directly to ms4cr-chairs@nexteinstein.org with the subject line “MS4CR chair application support letter – first and last name of candidate” on or before the application deadline.

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