Position as PhD Research Fellow in Information Systems available at the HISP Center, Department of Informatics.
The fellowship period is three (3) years. A fourth year may be considered with a workload of 25 % that may consist of teaching, supervision duties, and/or research assistance. This is dependent upon the qualification of the applicant and the current needs of the department.
The objective of this PhD-project is to explore ways to make climate health data actionable through Information Systems (IS). Through a qualitative, field-based study of the National Agricultural Management Information Systems (NAMIS) based at the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of Malawi, the project will explore the status of current data use practices in climate health, especially in relation to the integration of climate and food security data. On this basis, the project will research how the necessary climate data can best be integrated and visualised in order to support climate health action.
Application Deadline: 28 February 2023