PostDoc and Ph.D. Fellowships in Water, Society and Climate Change (WaSo)

Water and Society (WaSo): Institutional Capacity building in Water resources management and climate change adaptation in the Nile Basin is a NORHED project funded by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD).  The purpose of the NORHED Programme is to strengthen capacity in higher education institutions in LMIC to contribute to a) a more and better qualified workforce, b) increased knowledge, c) evidence-based policy and decision- making and d) enhanced gender equality. The purpose of WASO project is to build supervisory and Post Graduate Programme content capacity at participating institutions within Water, Society and Climate change related disciplines. Partner institutions on this project include: In Norway: University of South East Norway, University of Bergen and Norwegian University of Life Sciences; In Africa University of Nairobi (Kenya), University of Juba (South Sudan), Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia), and In Asia University of Peradeniya (Srilanka), University of Jaffna (SriLanka), Bangladesh University of Eng.& Tech. (Bangladesh) and Institute of Technology of Cambodia (Cambodia).

Water and Society (WaSo): Institutional Capacity building in Water resources management and climate change adaptation in the Nile Basin is a NORHED project funded by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD).  The purpose of the NORHED Programme is to strengthen capacity in higher education institutions in LMIC to contribute to a) a more and better qualified workforce, b) increased knowledge, c) evidence-based policy and decision- making and d) enhanced gender equality.

The purpose of WASO project is to build supervisory and Post Graduate Programme content capacity at participating institutions within Water, Society and Climate change related disciplines. Partner institutions on this project include: In Norway: University of South East Norway, University of Bergen and Norwegian University of Life Sciences; In Africa University of Nairobi (Kenya), University of Juba (South Sudan), Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia), and In Asia University of Peradeniya (Srilanka), University of Jaffna (SriLanka), Bangladesh University of Eng.& Tech. (Bangladesh) and Institute of Technology of Cambodia (Cambodia).

Eligibility and requirements

The applicant should  o Applicants for the Ph.D. fellowship should be duly registered. Applicants for the Postdoctoral fellowships should hold a PhD with a proven research record in WASO related areas. In addition, applicants should: Be willing to undertake and complete field research and write-up (including publishing in recognized journals) within the specified period;   o Postdoctoral applicants should be willing to participate in joint supervision. o Females are highly encouraged to apply. o Provide a full Curriculum Vitae (CV) with primary and alternative contacts, copies of academic documents, statement of research interest and contact addresses (phone and email) of two referees.

How to apply  Applications should be hand delivered in a sealed envelope marked “WASO Ph.D./Postdoc Research Funding Application” to reach the undersigned by 5:00 PM, 10th   March 2017.  The Coordinator WASO, Flat B7 Lincoln Flats Makerere University, Makerere University,  P.O. Box 7062, Kampala.  Phone: +256701601797, 256752767439 Email: makuib@projects.mak.ac.ug

Deadline: 
5:00 PM, 10th March 2017