Our University (University of the Western Cape) has a Research Position (NRF- South African Research Chair Initiative) for an expert in Remote Sensing Applications for Water Resources Assessment - any application be it rainfall, evaporation, soil moisture, runoff, groundwater, water pollution, etc.
We desperately need to fill this position. If you have any colleague or contact who may be suitable, please assist by notifying this person. The level of appointment will depend on the expertise of the person, i.e. from an equivalent of Senior Lecturer to Senior Professor.
Renumeration is negotiable depending on the expertise of the person. Appointment is for an initial 5 years which can be renewed for another 10 years.
Interested persons should contact me as soon as possible. We are getting to the deadline
IDRC invites submissions of joint concept notes for the establishment of research consortia under the Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA). Details about the call, eligibility, and how to apply are included in the CARIAA call document. Consortia selected through the competitive process outlined in section 7 of the call will receive grants of up to CA$15 million to conduct a common research program on climate change adaptation.
Applications must be received at IDRC by April 4, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
The application opens on the 15th of February 2013 and closes on April 15th 2013.
To qualify for a grant, the project in question must be led by young people aged 15-32, and be based in cities or towns in developing countries. Grants will be targeted to the young people who need assistance the most, particularly disadvantaged youth in urban slums. Projects promoting gender equality, or involving partnerships with the government, the private sector or civil society are especially encouraged.
Ministry of Disaster Mgt and Refugee Affairs, Rwanda
Closing date: 31 January 2013
How to apply:
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. The applicants must send to firstname.lastname@example.org the following:
- The Application Form well completed,
- Photocopy of the degree
- Photocopy of the Identity Card (or Passport)
- Testimonials (to prove his/her experience).
And the Hard copies of the Application forms should be delivered not later than 31st January 2013 at 4:00 pm and deposited in the Central Secretariat of MIDIMAR.
NOTE: The application Forms can be obtained from the Public Service Commission website:www.psc.gov.rw
JRS Biodiversity Foundation Program Officer Position
The Program Officer is the primary grantmaker for the Foundation in Africa and around the world. S/he is responsible for relations with prospective grant-seekers, current grantees, and the broader biodiversity community. This person helps implement the grant program consistent with the Foundation's mission and initiatives and act as a catalyst for new projects, ideas, and approaches to biodiversity. The position is supervised by the Executive Director and makes grant recommendations to the Foundation Trustees.
How to Apply:
To apply please e-mail a cover letter addressing how your skills and experiences meet the needs of the position and the organization along with an updated résumé/CV to:
Patrick Shields, Search Manager
501 Westport Avenue, Suite 285, Norwalk, Connecticut (CT) 06851 USA
Tel / Fax: +1- 203-899-0499
AMESD is a Europeen Union project (EDF funds) managed by the African Union which aim at developing services for the monitoring of the environment in Africa (using EO observation data). EUMETSAT, the JRC are the main European partners of the project. The project began in 2008 and will end soon. It will be followed, in 2013, by the MESA project. BRLi (www.brl.fr/brli), with THALES, IRD and ITA, is managing the AMESD Technical Assistance contract (TA) with 9 long-term experts and we are now actively preparing the follow-up: the incoming MESA’s project Technical Assistance contract. The MESA TA team will be composed by 11 experts based in Addis Ababa, Niamey, Nairobi, Gaboronne, Kinshasa, Mauritius, Accra (or Dakar) from january 2013 and for a 4 years period. We are looking for experts interested in joining our team for that project. If you are interested by one of these position please send your detailed CV to email@example.com .
Regional conference to share experiences on land information systems projects
Uganda: 17-18th January 2013 - Secure land rights are vital to the reduction of poverty in emerging economies and enhancing economic development. With the support of international development banks several African countries have initiated the implementation of land information systems. But many countries still lack adequate information on land issues and effective land administration systems.
Call for Expression of Interest MAfA Guidelines
Call for expression of interest in contributing content to the Guidelines of Best Practice document for Mapping Africa for Africa. Should you be interested in contributing content for this document, the outline of content and specifications for the Guideline may be requested from Dr. Clarke. Dr D.G. Clarke, firstname.lastname@example.org
Chief Director: National Geo-spatial Information
Chief Director: Surveys and Mapping (i.t.o. Act No. 8 of 1997)
South Africa's national mapping organisation
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
IFS Individual Research Grants: call for applications
Deadline for applications: 27 January 2013
The call is for early-career scientists in developing countries eligible to apply for International Foundation for Science (IFS) Individual Research Grants and carry out research projects for a period of up to 3 years. An applicant must have at least an MSc/MA, be younger than 35 years of age (for men) or 40 years of age (for women) and must do the research project in an IFS eligible country.
UNITAR/UNOSAT regional liaison officer, Nairobi
UNITAR/UNOSAT is implementing a regional capacity development project on the use of geo-information technologies for disaster risk reduction. The main outcome is to develop the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) capacities in the field of geo-information technologies. The regional liaison officer (consultant) will be based in Nairobi. She/he will be liaising with a dedicated team in Geneva as well as various parts of IGAD and will be tasked to support UNOSAT in the execution of the project. The candidate will work on the organisation of training events, reporting, technical support to IGAD and act as overall liaison for UNOSAT covering the east Africa region. The main language used for project material, deliverables and overall communication is English. All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as. A letter of motivation as well as the P11 form/ Curriculum Vitae are to be sent to: email@example.com Deadline: 20 January 2013
USAID Grant opportunity for Sustainable Landscapes, Clean Energy and Adaptation 2013
Deadline: 31 January 2013 USAID seeks proposals for climate change program- Sustainable Landscapes, Clean Energy and Adaptation 2013 to enable countries to accelerate their transition to climate resilient, low emissions development...[more information available here].
Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership - Support for Masters Studies in Sustainable Energy
The Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership comprises many of the world's largest energy companies in partnership with international organizations, development banks, institutes, and foundations. The program sponsors the ESED (Education for Sustainable Energy Development) to support outstanding students from developing countries to pursue Masters-level studies directly related to sustainable energy. In 2012, the application deadline was 9 March (monitor for changes 2013).