Research Fellow

University of Sussex
Brighton, United Kingdom
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Post-Doctoral research fellow required on NERC/DfID funded AMMA2050 project (

The AMMA2050 project builds on the largest multidisciplinary research effort ever undertaken in the area of African climate and environment, the African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis (AMMA), to address the challenges of understanding how the monsoon will change in future decades, and how this information can be most effectively used to support climate-compatible development in the region.

The research fellow’s work will be focused on the use of climate information by governmental stakeholders in  Burkina Faso and Senegal. This involves working with local partners to explore how climate change information is used in the decision making process around adaptation to flooding and drought. The main output from the work will be writing journal articles of the use of climate information in decision making

It is essential that the applicant has a PhD, is able to spend considerable time in both countries and is fluent in French, Mossi and Woloff.

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