2013-2014 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Integrated Energy-Economic-Climate Analysis at UCT in South Africa

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Scholarship Description:

2013-2014 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Integrated Energy-Economic-Climate Analysis at UCT in South Africa is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

The University of Cape Town (UCT) offers Postdoctoral Fellowship  in Integrated Energy-Economic-Climate Analysis for International Students in South  Africa 2013-2014

Study Subject(s): Subject is integrated  energy-economic-climate analysis. Course Level: This  scholarship is available for pursuing postdoctoral degree level. Scholarship Provider: The University of Cape Town  (UCT) Scholarship can be taken at: South Africa

Eligibility: The Centre is inviting applications from  PhDs from South Africa, other African countries and other developing countries.  Candidates from any country may apply. Applicants must have received their PhD  in the last five years, and not previously held an academic post. Fellows should  have excellent quantitative (Excel, database) and writing skills.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Students  from South Africa, other African countries, other developing countries or any  other country can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The University of Cape Town  (UCT) is a leading African university. At UCT’s Energy Research Centre (ERC),  research groups focused on energy modelling and climate change are developing  energy-economic-climate models, to inform national development planning, energy  and climate policy. There are several activities, with these particular award(s)  being part of a CSIR-led programme to develop an integrated assessment model  (IAM) for South Africa, and support for climate change mitigation, technology  and finance from the NRF. The Centre  is inviting applications from  PhDs  from South Africa, other African countries and other developing  countries. Candidates from any country may apply. The successful candidate will  be supervised by a senior researcher at ERC in either the modelling or climate  groups. Applicants must have received their PhD in the last five years, and not  previously held an academic post. Candidates would expect to engage with the ERC  team’s research activities, and should indicate what relevant skills they bring,  either in modelling (energy, economic, IAM), collection and analysis of energy  demand and other data,  and / or  analysis of  climate change  mitigation  (a focus on technology and finance  will be an advantage).  Fellows should have excellent quantitative (Excel, database) and writing  skills.

Duration of award: ERC  will  offer the  successful candidate a stimulating place to conduct post-doc research as a  fellow for twelve months.

What does it cover? The value of the fellowship will be  R150,000. Any travel that may be required will be determined by ERC and funded  separately to the award, not exceeding R25,000. It will be the  candidate’s  responsibility to find accommodation, but the ERC staff will assist in providing  information on options to the extent possible.

Notification: If you have not heard within two months  of the deadline, please assume you have not been successful.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by  electronically.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications should  be received by 30 November 2012.

Further  Scholarship Information and Application

Degree Level:

2013-2014 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Integrated Energy-Economic-Climate Analysis at UCT in South Africa is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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