University of Dar es Salaam, in collaboration with project partners, herewith announces four PhD positions offered under the research project “Himili Pamoja – Gendered Encounters in Climate Change Adaptation”, funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark (DANIDA). The project is developed and implemented in collaboration between the University of Dar es Salaam, State University of Zanzibar (Department of Geography) and the University of Copenhagen (Department of Public Health). The PhD students will be registered at the University of Dar es Salaam and have a possibility of PhD courses abroad.
The project Himili Pamoja (Adapt Together) – “Gendered Encounters in Climate Change Adaptation” investigates climate change adaptation at both household and district levels to identify how these initiatives affect social and health-related issues, including gender-related challenges. Field research will take place in rural locations in two districts (Kilosa and Kilombero) in Mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar (Unguja and Pemba). The objectives of this research are:
The research is expected to generate information relevant to policy development through various outputs such as learning tools for diverse audiences, policy briefs and video briefings on gender and climate change adaptation. Peer-reviewed articles and other scientific publications are expected from the PhD projects and other research implemented under this project. Each PhD student must develop at least four scientific papers, combined into a thesis.
2. General Conditions for the PhD Position
3. Scholarly eligibility requirements
Candidates for the PhD positions should have
Additional requirements: Preferably, the candidates will have
4. Application process
Applicants are required to develop a short PhD concept note that takes departure in one of the project objectives. The concept note should be about 4 pages (max 1,600 words, excluding references) and outline a focus for the proposed PhD project. The following details must be included:
In addition to this concept note, submission of the application should be accompanied by the following documents:
5. The Application Process
The deadline for application is 5th September 2022 at 1600hrs (East African Time). Applications should be sent by email with the subject title ‘HIMILI PAMOJA PhD Application’ to the Coordinator, Centre for Climate Change Studies (email@example.com), copy to Dr. Edmund Mabhuye (firstname.lastname@example.org), Dr. Mary Mtumwa Khatib (email@example.com) and Dr. Britt Tersboel (Briter@sund.ku.dk). For access to a detailed project description and more information about the PhD call, do not hesitate to contact any of the above-mentioned contact persons.
NB: Incomplete applications will not be considered. The assessment committee will consist of a panel of the HIMILI Project researchers. Interviews with short-listed candidates will take place by mid-September 2022.
Deadline for applications: 5th September 2022, at 1600hrs (East African Time).
Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for interviews.
Issued on 19 AUGUST 2022
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