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Senior Researcher Health and Climate


University of Cape Town


African Climate and Development Initiative

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Cape Town, South Africa    

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March 14, 2024

Senior Researcher in Climate Change and Health with at least 3 years work experience post PhD for appointment as soon as possible.

The Senior Researcher will lead research in the African Climate and Development Initiative’s Climate Risk Lab focused on attributing human health impacts to climate change, predicting short-term and long-term climate change impacts on health, and informing adaptation responses.

This is a great chance to join a diverse and growing interdisciplinary team doing actionable research.

The role includes development and oversight of research, advising postdoctoral fellows and students, and actionable research activities such as supporting decision-making at national and international levels. This is an ideal opportunity for a researcher with an environmental health, public health, disease ecology, climate change, or other relevant scientific background to work at the intersection of climate and health.

Apply online or via email