Applications are open for one Indian applicant and one US applicant for postdoctoral fellowships of the Global Health Equity Scholars Program at UC Berkeley to work in India on policy, air pollution, and health. If awarded, the candidate would spend at least 10 months in New Delhi, India, working with The Energy Resources Institute (TERI), between August 2019 and August 2020 in the newly established Collaborative Centre of Air Policy Research (https://ccapc.org).
A competitive candidate will contribute expertise in the areas of household energy use, agricultural and industry regulation, ambient air pollution, national social investment, and/or health effects.
Eligibility: Doctorate degree required, terminal degree within the past five years; graduate students who will complete a doctorate degree by June 2019 can apply.
For US applicant: US citizenship or residency is required.
For Indian applicant: Indian citizenship is required.
Potential applicants who meet the eligibility criteria and who can commit to spending the required months in New Delhi should e-mail a CV or resume to Maria Teresa Hernandez email@example.com
If selected on this first round, the applicant will submit a full GHES application (including the endorsement of the GHES mentors) by November 15, 2018.
Information about the application is available at ghes.berkeley.edu
H/T: Shahzad Gani
Post-Doctoral Fellowships, Department of Civil Engineering
Applications are invited from persons having PhD in Civil Engineering or in a closely related field, for appointment at Department of Civil Engineering under the Institute Post-Doctoral Fellowship scheme of IIT Kanpur. Those who have submitted their PhD theses may apply but the appointment offer will be made only after the completion of the PhD degree. Applications are accepted round the year and are given prompt consideration.
Please contact Dr. Anubha Goel (profile, prefers a call) for research interests including indoor air quality, combustion sources, vehicular exhaust, and Agricultural activity. [contact me if you need her mobile number]
The Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) has issued a call for proposals for the Overseas Visiting Doctoral Fellowship for 2018.
Call for Proposals open on May 1, 2018 and proposals can be submitted until June 30, 2018.
Details are available here.
H/T: Dr. Dipanjali Majumdar
IS-Global are recruiting a PhD student to join a dynamic team in air pollution and urban environments. The student will develop new research on the health impacts of climate change and urbanization in a rapidly urbanizing population in South India. The project takes advantage of rich health and environmental data available through the Andhra Pradesh Children and Parents Study (apcaps.lshtm.ac.uk) and the CHAI project. This trans-disciplinary project involves collaboration international experts in climate change and development, epidemiology, and health impact assessment. The student will gain skills in quantitative health impact assessment, and manipulating diverse datasets from climate models, remote sensing, and epidemiological studies.
Deadline: November 20, 2017
PhD position in atmospheric/analytical chemistry (2018-2021) at INERIS, France.
NTSOA (non-target screening of organic aerosol): Chemical characterization of
atmospheric organic aerosols using non-target screening approaches.
Details: NTSOA_PhD position_INERIS_2017
H/T: Dr. Anubha Goel
The Harvard University Center for the Environment created the Environmental Fellows program to enable recent doctorate recipients to use and expand Harvard’s extraordinary resources to tackle complex environmental problems. The Environmental Fellows will work for two years with Harvard faculty members in any school or department to create new knowledge while also strengthening connections across the University’s academic disciplines.
The fellowship includes a salary of $64,000 per year, employee health insurance eligibility, up to $2,500 reimbursement for relocation expenses, and a $2,500 annual allowance for travel and other professional expenses.
The Harvard University Center for the Environment expects to award approximately six fellowships for the 2017 cohort. The Center will organize a co-curricular program to ensure that the fellows get to know each other and each other’s work. All fellows will attend biweekly dinners with their colleagues, faculty members, and guests.
Applications for the 2017 cohort are due by January 18, 2017.
Chevening Rolls-Royce Science and Innovation Leadership Fellowship (CRISP)
The Chevening Rolls-Royce Science and Innovation Leadership Fellowship (CRISP) is aimed at mid-career professionals with very high potential in the fields of science, innovation, and business from India and Sri Lanka.
The programme is funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Rolls-Royce. Rolls-Royce is a leading UK-based global company, providing integrated power solutions for customers in civil and defence aerospace, marine, energy, and power markets.
Find out more here.
Deadline: 16 October 2016