The call for applications will remain open until the required number of Fellows are recruited.


Cameroon, Ghana, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Rwanda, Quantum Leap Africa.

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The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Research (AIMS Research)

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Research (AIMS Research) is pleased to invite prospective postdoctoral fellows who hold a PhD degree in any mathematical science discipline to apply for one of fifteen postdoctoral fellowships available through the AIMS Postdoctoral Research Fellows Program in climate change science.

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They will be based at one of the seven existing AIMS Research Centres, including Quantum Leap Africa. Beneficiaries may be affiliated to any recognized institution of higher learning located in the same country as the host AIMS Research Centre.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • mathematical science

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

2 Years 

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Applicants can be from any country.
  • Applicants must hold at least a PhD degree (or a recognized equivalent) in any field related to mathematical sciences before the start date of this position.
  • Applicants should be interested in undertaking research within the climate change sciences and its related areas.
  • Knowledge/interest in mathematical modelling would be an advantage.
  • At least one of the fellow’s supervisors should hold an affiliation with AIMS.
  • Applicants must be open-minded, and must be willing to conduct their research at their preferred AIMS Research Centre, or a designated partner institution in the same host country. The designated partner institution could be an academic/research institution or a non-academic institution (e.g. industry).

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • This is a two year extendable research position with a maximum total cost to AIMS of CAD 32,000 per annum.
  • The cost includes a return flight ticket from the candidate’s home/institution to the AIMS Research Centre,
  • tuition (if applicable),
  • visa application,
  • accommodation,
  • living support,
  • and health insurance.

How to Apply

Applications should be submitted using the online application form, and should contain the following supporting documents:

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