Opportunities – Work/Study

African SWIFT PhD Studentships

Applications are invited for two African SWIFT PhD studentships. Deadline 30 June 2018. These are full-time, fully-funded 3 year studentships due to start October 2018 at the University of Leeds.

Studentship ‘The Understanding and Prediction of High Impact Weather over West Africa’ will be supervised by Juliane Schwendike, Doug Parker and John Marsham from Leeds and Caroline Bain and Lorenzo Tomassini  from the Met Office. See full details and how to apply on the University of Leeds website.

Studentship ‘Bridging the gap between numerical forecast evaluation and value to decision makers in climate sensitive sectors’ will be supervised by Cathryn Birch and  Andrea Taylor from the University of Leeds and Philip Antwi-Agyei from KNUST, Ghana. See full details and how to apply on the University of Leeds website.

SWIFT Fellowships

The SWIFT Fellowships are an exciting opportunity for early-career researchers to expand their knowledge of African weather and climate research and gain leadership experience. Successful applicants will become valued contributors of the African-SWIFT project, which aims to develop sustainable research capability in tropical weather forecasting, and so enhance the livelihoods of African populations and improve the economies of African countries.

*Please note the deadline for SWIFT Fellowship applications 2018 has now passed. We will be advertising more opportunities next year.*

African SWIFT Research posts

*Please note the deadline for the SWIFT research posts has now passed. More opportunities will be advertised as they become available.*

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