The Consortium comprises eleven African Universities and Research Institutes in Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal, Tanzania, and Uganda, and is funded through the Wellcome Trust’s African Institutes Initiative.
The fellowship program seeks to support the next generation of African science leaders in the field of ecosystem and population health.
The Consortium are looking for the very best post-doctoral scientists to develop independent sustainable science programs in each of the consortium’s core institutions.
Fellowships come with competitive salaries and substantial research support budgets that include graduate studentships, technician salaries, travel funds, and consumables.
All areas of science that fall within an Ecosystem and Population ealth remit may be supported but successful applicants must be able to demonstrate a long-term commitment to leading and developing science programs relevant to their countries research needs, and that enhance existing research activities in their chosen institutions.
Applications should be made to individual participating institutions, and should comprise: a full CV, 3 letters of reference; and a 4000 word outline of their research plan.
Applicants must be able to take up the position by September 1st.
For more information and fellowship application, see: Afrique One Postdoc Fellowships in Ecosystem and Population Health Website