Posts Tagged ‘Researcher’

icon Research Fellow/ Scientist

icon Any subject

Open to German scientists

icon  Foundation for Polish Science

icon 02 Oct 2017

icon Partial Funding, 4,000 euros per month

iconInstitutions in Poland

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  • Foundation for Polish Science is offering Alexander von Humboldt Polish Honorary Research Scholarship, 2017 to excellent German scholars who wish to conduct scientific research in Poland.
  • Applicants of Alexander von Humboldt Polish Honorary Research Scholarship, 2017 must be German scientists with the highest qualifications and significant contributions to global research.
  • Applicants of Alexander von Humboldt Polish Honorary Research Scholarship, 2017 should be nominated by Polish scholars.
  • The following documents must be submitted along with the application:
    • Details of academic track and major achievements of the applicant
    • List of major publications and  three selected recent publications
    • Description of the research project intending to pursue in Poland
    • A reference letter by the nominating Polish scholar
    • At least 3 addresses of renowned scientists who may be approached for reference

 

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Applications are invited for University of Waikato and Institute of Healthy Ageing PhD Scholarship.  The scholarship is open to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents, and international students.

The Institute of Healthy Ageing (IHA) was launched in November 2013 as a collaboration between Waikato District Health Board, the University of Auckland and the University of Waikato (UoW) to address challenges associated with New Zealand’s ageing population.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing postgraduate (research).

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the fields offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: Up to $22,000 pa + domestic tuition fees for up to 3 years

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in New Zealand

Eligibility: To be eligible, candidates must:

  • Be intending to enrol full-time in a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the University of Waikato in 2017; and
  • Have completed, or be nearing completion of, an Honours or Masters degree in a field that aligns with the research interests of the Institute of Healthy Ageing such as; Psychology, Health Science, Social Science, Management.

Nationality: The scholarship is open to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents and international students.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

How to Apply: Applications for the Scholarship must be submitted on the prescribed online form.  Candidates must also submit an Application to Enrol in the PhD programme at the University of Waikato prior to the Scholarship closing date in order to be eligible for consideration for this Scholarship. Candidates must include with their Scholarship application:

  • A Personal Statement (the template can be downloaded from the online Scholarship application form); and
  • Two academic references, one of which should be from either your
  • Proposed PhD Chief Supervisor or a member of the academic staff at the institution at which you obtained the qualification that defines your eligibility to enter the PhD programme

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 14, 2017.

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icon Technology and Innovation, Strengthening Australia-Asia ties, Enabling Positive Social Change

Open to Australian citizens and permanent residents

icon  Westpac Bicentennial Foundation

icon 31 Aug 2017

icon Partial Funding, minimum of $400,000 over three years

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Westpac Bicentennial Foundation is offering Westpac Research Fellowships, 2017 to early career researchers whose work has the ability to make a difference in one of the focus areas of the Foundation.

Eligibility criteria:

  • The fellowships are open to Australian nationals or permanent residents.
  • Applicants of Westpac Research Fellowships, 2017 must demonstrate academic excellence and achievements to date.
  • Must have a strong sense of connection to Australia.
  • The proposed research area must belong to a research field of one of the participating universities with a rating of “well above world standing”.
  • Candidates must showcase how their proposed research contributes to the growth and prosperity of Australia in at least one of the Foundation’s focus areas.
  • Applicants must commence their research by 30 June 2018.
  • Must have been awarded a Ph.D. between 1 September 2011 and 1 September 2014 or have an Eligibility Exemption from the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) or equivalent in case their doctorate was awarded before 1 September 2011.
  • Applicants of Westpac Research Fellowships, 2017 must attend the National Assessment Centre held in Sydney on 12/13 December 2017.

Documents required:

  • Applicants must submit two letters of reference.
  • One academic reference and one personal reference.
  • A letter of support must be submitted from the Deputy Vice Chancellor.

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Up to four fully-funded QAAFI PhD Scholarships (QPhDs) are available to domestic and international students at the University of Queensland. These scholarships are awarded for pursuing research in key strategical priority agricultural scientific fields.

The Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI) is a world leading research institute, and among only a handful of similar scientific organisations anywhere in the world.

QAAFI’s mission is to significantly improve the competitiveness and sustainability of tropical and sub-tropical agriculture and food sectors through high-impact science.

Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing research programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in key strategical priority agricultural scientific fields.

Scholarship Award: Living allowance of $26,682 per annum (2017 rate), indexed annually, tuition fees, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

Number of Scholarships: Up to four QAAFI PhD scholarships are available to suitably qualified, high-achieving students.

Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • UQ Graduate School’s PhD eligibility requirements
  • Meet the UQ Graduate School’s living scholarship requirements and be nominated by prospective Principal Advisor for a UQ Graduate School Scholarship

Suitably qualified applicants should contact potential QAAFI advisors directly to initiate a conversation about the key strategic priority areas and student-advisor match.

Nationality: Scholarships are available to domestic and international students.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: To meet the Graduate School admissions requirements for a PhD you would need to provide evidence of one of the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree with honours class IIA or better from approved universities, which should include a relevant research component.
  • A research master’s degree
  • A coursework master’s degree and an overall GPA (grade point average) equivalent to 5.65 on the 7-point UQ scale, which should include a relevant research component.
  • A postgraduate degree of at least one year full-time equivalent with an overall GPA (grade point average) equivalent to 5.0 on the 7-point UQ scale, together with demonstrated research experience equivalent to honours IIA will be considered for PhD entry on a case by case basis.
  • A bachelor’s degree plus at least two years of documented relevant research experience, including research publications.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

How to Apply: The applicant must be invited by the prospective QAAFI Principal Advisor to submit an RHD admission application via the OLA (OnLine Application).

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Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 25, 2017.

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icon Research Fellow/ Scientist

icon Law

Open to New Zealand nationals

icon  New Zealand Law Foundation

icon 01 Sep 2017

icon Partial Funding, $125,000, annually

iconUniversities in New Zealand or Overseas

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The New Zealand Law Foundation is offering International Research Fellowship, 2017 to high ability students who wish to pursue a research degree program in New Zealand or abroad.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants who have demonstrated high ability in their chosen field of research are eligible for the International Research Fellowship, 2017.
  • Applications are sought from academics, experienced legal practitioners, judges and government officials.
  • The Law Foundation provides scholarships and awards annually for outstanding legal scholars.
  • Applicants who demonstrate a considerable potential to enhance the New Zealand legal system through their work are preferred.
  • Applicants of International Research Fellowship, 2017 can undertake their research in New Zealand or overseas.

 

IRDR Young Scientists Program for International Students: IRDR Young Scientists Program for International Students in China

Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) IRDR Young Scientists Program is open for all the young scientists from around the world to pursue research in China for the academic session of 2017.

To increase awareness among young scientists about Sendai Framework implementation and provide opportunities for further engagement through the Young Scientists Program on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) is the major objective of the scholarship.

Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) is a decade-long research program which is co-sponsored by the International Social Science Council (ISSC), the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR).

Level of Study: Research

Study Subject: Disaster risk reduction

Scholarship Details: 

  • A certificate for IRDR Young Scientist upon successful completion of the program
  • Link to IRDR network of professionals and practitioners
  • Access to IRDR Scientific Committee (SC) for academic support and advice
  • Participation in IRDR related training programs (a different selection process for each of the training program would be done)

 Numbers of Scholarships: Not known

 Scholarship can be taken in China

 Eligibility Criteria:

  • The applicant should be less than 40 years on the date of application
  • Applicants must be either master or doctorate.
  • Research subject: The subject of research needs to be related to disaster risk reduction and must be linked to broader environment and development issues.
  • Endorsement: The applicant must be endorsed by academic supervisor (for the student) or head of the department /graduate school (for the young faculties).
  • The candidate should have a very good command over the English language.

Scholarship Duration: Minimum 1 year, and maximum 3 years. The applicant can make their choice but the final decision will be made by IRDR.

Nationality: open to all nationalities

How to Apply: Applicants can apply through email

Documents required:

  • Application Form (Young Scientists Program Application Form)
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae
  • Detailed Research Plan (10 pages Maximum)
  • Recommendation/Endorsement Letter from the Supervisor
  • Copy of Student/Faculty ID Card

 

Application Deadline:  June 30th, 2017

 

Quick Overview—————
Organization Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Research program
Fellowship Level Research
Country      China
Subject Areas Disaster risk reduction
Fellowship Amount Not mentioned
Eligibility As listed above
Deadline 30th June 2017

 

 

Further information about the program:

 

Brackenridge Research Fellowship is named for the founder of the University of Pittsburgh, Hugh Henry Brackenridge. The fellowship supports University of Pittsburgh bachelor’s students who carry out an independent research project, participate in a weekly seminar in which Fellows present and discuss their projects, and attend a series of (almost) weekly faculty lectures.

Fellowship value: stipend- $800

Number of awards: Approximately 20-25 awards

Subject areas:

  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Natural Sciences

Requirements:

  • Projects may be analytic or purely creative.
  • Selection is based on applicant’s academic record, the quality of the proposal, novelty and promise of proposed projects, as well as the desire to create and participate in an interdisciplinary community of students in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and applied disciplines.

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be Full-time, undergraduate students on the Oakland campus who are sponsored by and working with a full-time faculty member during the Fellowship.
  • Applicant can be from any field and any class, including freshmen as well as seniors.

How to apply:

  • Submit the Application Form along with the following documents:
  • Project Proposal
  • Short Statement of Interest in the Community
  • Latest Academic Transcript
  • Letter of Recommendation from Faculty supervisor
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Organization University of Pittsburgh
Fellowship Level Researcher
Country USA
Subject areas Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences
Fellowship amount $800
Eligibility Open for all
Deadline June 23, 2017
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Applications received after June 09, 2017 will not be considered.

Required Documents

The following documents (unstapled and printed on A4 size paper) should be submitted before the deadline:
  1. Application Form 
  2. Research Plan
  3. Placement Preference Form
  4. Mark Sheet Form
  5. Abstract of previous research (if any)
  6. Attested copy of  transcripts and degree of last university attended​ ​

NOTE:

  • Any extra certificates & documents (other than those mentioned above) will not be considered.
  • The submitted documents will not be returned.
  • Applicants are strongly advised NOT to contact any Japanese Professor at this stage.
  • Applicants can search for Japanese Universities here
  • Students whose final result is expected in June 2017 are eligible to apply.

Applicants who wish to appear for test & interview in Islamabad (if shortlisted)

Please write this outside the envelope carrying your application:
MEXT Research Scholarship Application
Public Affairs Section

Embassy of Japan
53-70, Ramna 5/4
Diplomatic Enclave 1
Islamabad 44000 
For queries regarding the application:
Tel : +92 (51) 9072-223
Fax : +92 (51) 9072-357
E.mail : culture@ib.mofa.go.jp

Applicants who wish to appear for test & interview in Karachi (if shortlisted)

Please write this outside the envelope carrying your application:
MEXT Research Scholarship Application
Consulate General of Japan

6/2 Civil Lines 
Abdullah Haroon Road
Karachi, Pakistan
 
For queries regading the application:
Tel : +92 (21) 3522-0800
Fax : +92 (21) 3522-0815

NOTE: Due to the huge number of applications received every year, we are unable to confirm receipt of documents. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for test and interview. Any inquiries made as to why someone has not been shortlisted will not be entertained.

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Post Career Break Fellowship is offered by CERN to science and engineering graduates (full-time or part-time) wants to re-start their careers. This is an exceptional chance to update knowledge and skills.

Duration:  up to 3 years (with extension) in an international environment at the forefront of research; minimum duration of a Fellow contract is 6 months.

Number of fellowships: approx. 200/year in both for research work (experimental or theoretical physics) and advanced development work and related research in a broad range of applied science, computing and engineering fields.

Level: Junior or Senior Fellows

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must have been on a career break for personal reasons such as family or caring responsibilities or health issues for at least 2 years.
  • Periods of unemployment do not count as a career break within this programme.
  • Applicant must have a Masters level diploma or PhD with between 4 and 10 years relevant experience after the MSc (Senior Fellow profile),
  • Applicants applying in experimental or theoretical physics, must hold PhD (or are about to finish thesis) OR
  • Applicant must have B.Sc. or technical engineer diploma with no more than 4 years relevant experience (Junior Fellow profile).
  • Junior Fellows must be nationals of one of CERN’s Member States.

Applications:

  • CV
  • Cover letter explaining the reasons for the career break
  • Motivation letter for wishing to return to work
  • List of publications (if any)
  • Statement of research interests
  • Scan of the highest qualification
  • 2 letters of recommendation.
  • Recommendation letters must refer to the most recent relevant academic or professional experience.
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Organization CERN
Fellowship Level Researchers
Country Switzerland
Subject areas Science and Technology, Computer Science, Engineering
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open for all nationalities
Deadline 4 September 2017
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The ZebraONCOfish for personalize treatment (The Zebrafish Lab – Center for Applied Medical Research (CIMA)), offers a predoctoral research position in hepatocellular carcinoma.

The Zebrafish Lab is a Contract Research Organization (CRO) which specializes in developing and commercialising novel, tailor-made solutions based on in vivo zebrafish assays.

Their aim is to increase compound success rates by reducing the failure rate due to adverse side effects throughout the whole drug research and development process.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing research progarmme.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the field of hepatocellular carcinoma.

Scholarship Award: The scholarship will cover the followings:

  • The incorporation in The Zebrafish Lab Joint Unit (www.thezebrafishlab.com), within the Center for Applied Medical Research (CIMA; http://cima.unav.edu/en/).
  • A translational research project: The Area of Oncology is configured with the aim that the clinical criteria define the basis of the research projects to rapidly revert to the patient.
  • Integration in a multidisciplinary research team: including inputs from different research fields and covering the areas of molecular and cellular biology, liquid biopsy and preclinical models.
  • Attractive scientific environment:

Scholarship can be taken in Spain

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Applicants should hold a Master degree in biomedical sciences, medicine or any related discipline.
  • Previous experience in molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, cell culture, microscopy techniques and live imaging, and animal models (zebrafish or mouse) will be valued.
  • Any experience in cancer is an advantage.
  • Competitive academic marks
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English
  • Capacity to work in an interdisciplinary environment and be able to work in a team.
  • Immediate incorporation is expected (September-October 2017).

Nationality: Applicants from Spain are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants should hold a Master degree.

How to Apply: To apply, please, email to our personnel management department: info-at-ikanbiotech.com including diz/2017 and the Applicant’s full name in the subject of the message together with the following attached documents:

  • CVN
  • A copy of the applicant’s degree. – Cover Letter. No application will be eligible if all the above-mentioned documents are not attached.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 6, 2017.

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