NEWS | Call for applications - Professional Development Award 2017

The Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA) is recruiting one professional development award recipient to undertake a 12 months paid program of research focusing on the identification of themes for synthesis at the programmatic-level, and leading the writing of academic papers and popular articles on the identified themes, together with program partners. The position is based at IDRC’s head office in Ottawa, Canada. This call is open to Canadians residing in Canada and permanent residents of Canada pursuing doctoral studies at a Canadian university or having completed a doctoral program at a recognized university in the last 5 years. The candidate must have a strong track record of academic writings and demonstrate their ability to write and work collaboratively. The candidates must also demonstrate a specialization in climate change adaptation and experience in communicating research results on adaptation.

Candidates must submit their application (resume, cover letter and research proposal) by December 9, 2016 to For more details, see this document.