AIMS NEI Fellowship Program for Women in Climate Change Science.

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The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) is pleased to invite interested female scientists to apply for the third round of the AIMS-NEI Fellowships for Women in Climate Change Science (WiCCS). Climate change – including global warming – poses significant threats to humanity. Documented impacts of global warming include an increased frequency and severity of heatwaves across the globe and frequent droughts, both of which exacerbate food insecurity and health problems in many parts of the world, particularly in Africa.

WORTH

Financial support:

  • The maximum value of the fellowship is USD 35,000
  • The Fellowship will cover:
  • Transport (air/train ticket. petrol etc.) to/from the host institution for the fellow, up to three accompanying dependents (a spouse, two children) and an in-county nanny, at the maximum cost of USD 6,000;
  • Transportation and accommodation to enable the fellow represent work funded by the fellowship at one international conference (up to USD 2,000)

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible, applicants must be:

  • Female;
  • In possession before the fellowship start date of a doctorate in a quantitative discipline,
  • including but not limited to applied mathematics, climatology, physics, computational
  • chemistry, statistical ecology, computer science, theoretical biology, and engineering;
  • Currently employed, on either a permanent or a temporary basis, in a non-profit work
  • environment, including government;
  • Actively engaged in research, policy, and/or practice relevant to climate change
  • modelling, mitigation, adaptation, and/or resilience among others; and
  • The lead and/or senior author of at least one refereed publication on a topic relevant to
  • climate change modelling, the causative factors of climate change, climate change
  • mitigation, adaptation, and/or resilience etc.

DEADLINE: June 30 2020

To apply and for more information visit here

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