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    SPAIN

    CNIO / “la Caixa” PhD Programme
    In 2008 “la Caixa” Foundation launched a scholarship programme to offer interdisciplinary training and research opportunities to outstanding young graduate students of any nationality to pursue a PhD project at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO).

    The “la Caixa”/CNIO international PhD programme offers cross-disciplinary training in state-of-the-art basic and applied cancer research within an international scientific environment. Ten fully funded four year fellowships will be available in 2010. Candidates should have an excellent academic track record, a solid knowledge of English and previous research experience.

    Applications must be received by March 15th, 2010.
    For further information on this programme and on the different research programmes and groups at the CNIO, please follow the links below:
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    Call (full text; 107 KB)
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    Advertisement (New Scientist, September 26, 2009 issue) (521 KB)
    2008 Scientific Report
    Application form
    Outside this special programme, specific PhD training opportunities will be posted in the “Jobs” section of our web page together with directions on how to apply.

    Past calls
    For further information, please contact our Training Manager, Mar Pérez at phd@cnio.es

    http://www.cnio.es/ing/cursos/programadoctorado.asp


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    SWEEDEN

    The Neurogenetics unit at Karolinska Institutet Alzheimer Disease Research Center of the Department of Neurobiology Care Sciences and Society and The Brain Bank at Karolinska Institutet (KI) are seeking a talented Postdoctoral Research Fellow to study the function of the Tau gene in the context of neurodegeneration with a main focus on tau-positive lesions associated with frontotemporal lobe dementias (FTD). The candidate will be involved in two primary projects using human brain samples (controls and FTD subjects) and animal models:

    1. Standardized neuropathologic evaluations as well as validation of new antibodies markers/candidates for Tau mutation(s) in FTD

    2. Genetic, genomic, proteinomic, and biochemical investigations.
    The post-doc fellow will have the opportunity to participate in study design, acquire and analyze experimental data, present research results and publish them in a high impact factor peer-reviewed international journals.
    Qualifications
    To qualify, the applicant must hold a doctor’s degree or a foreign qualification deemed equivalent to a doctorate. Applicants who have completed their degree no more than three years before the last date for applications should be given priority. Candidates who have completed their degree earlier than this should receive equal priority if special grounds exist.
    Postgraduates who have yet to graduate may apply if their public defence is scheduled to take place within three months after the application deadline, in which case verification from the Dissertation Committee or equivalent body must be submitted with the application.
    Candidates with Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. and relevant experience in human genetics, genomics, molecular biology techniques, particularly immunohistochemical techniques, and experience with mouse models are encouraged to apply. Prior experience in neuroanatomy and/or neuropathology is highly desirable. A track record of excellence should be evident in past publications and scholarly activities. Excellent problem solving, oral and written communication skills in English are mandatory. The research is highly collaborative and the applicant needs to possess the ability to interact in a multidisciplinary team.
    Contact persons
    Caroline Graff, Neurogenetic unit
    Caroline.Graff@ki.se, +46 8 585 836 19 +46 8 585 836 19 +46 8 585 836 19

    Diego Iacono, The Brain Bank at Karolinska Institutet
    Diego.Iacono@ki.se tel +46 8 585 838 88 +46 8 585 838 88 +46 8 585 838 88
    Ulla Cronfalk-Hernlund, Head of Human Resources Department
    ulla.cronfalk-hernlund@ki.se, tel +46 8 585 854 06 +46 8 585 854 06 +46 8 585 854 06




    Union represenatives
    SACO: Karl Bodell,
    karl.bodell@ki.se, tel +46 8 524 835 10 +46 8 524 835 10 +46 8 524 835 10
    OFR: Anna Aleman,
    anna.aleman@ki.se, tel +46 8 524 866 07 +46 8 524 866 07 +46 8 524 866 07
    SEKO: Gunnar Stenberg,
    gunnar.stenberg@ki.se, tel +46 8 524 880 75 +46 8 524 880 75 +46 8 524 880 75

    Please send your application, marked with reference number 6478/2009, to reach us by no later than January 30 2010 to rekrytering@nvs.ki.se or by regular mail to Institutionen NVS, Rekrytering, Novum pl 4, 141 86 STOCKHOLM, Sweden.
    The following documents must be submitted with your application, and written in English or Swedish:
    1. A full CV, including date of public defence, title of thesis, previous academic appointments, academic title, current position, academic distinctions and committee work
    2. A full publication list
    3. A brief outline of your current work (max. one page)
    4. Certificates testifying to sickness, service in the total defence, positions of trust in trade union organisations and student organisations, parental leave or similar circumstances
    5. Verification from the Dissertation Committee or equivalent body (only if you are planning to defend your thesis within three months after the application deadline)

    A competitive salary and excellent benefits will be provided for this position for two years initially.
    See Karolinska Institutet´s homepage at http://ki.se/qualificationsportfolio for information about the qualification portfolio.Please note that one copy of all documents will be kept by the college for a period of two years, in accordance with a directive from the National Archives. Published material submitted for review is excepted from this rule.
    Karolinska Institutet aims to promote equal opportunities by encouraging a balanced gender distribution. We therefore particularly invite men to apply for this position. We also value the qualities that ethnic and cultural diversity can contribute to the university.
    The department of Neurobiology, care sciences and society (NVS department) consists of 12 sections and has approximately 500 employees. The departments activities are conducted at KI Campus Huddinge, but the department is also represented in other places in Stockholm. The department conducts education at undergraduate and graduate level, postgraduate education and clinical and experimental research within the departments various disciplines.
    Karolinska Institutet is one of the leading medical universities in Europe. Through research and education, Karolinska Institutet contributes to improving human health. Each year, the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet awards the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.


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    Netherland

    Project: “Capitals of Capital and Consumption: Tracing the causal linkages between high end finance and high end shopping.”
    Start date: 1 April 2010
    The PhD student will elaborate the theoretical and practical design of the project, develop and conduct case studies, analyse data and publish papers in international scholarly journals; together, this will provide the basis for a PhD thesis, which is to be completed within four years. The PhD student will follow courses and participate in seminars and conferences. He or she will also assist senior faculty members in teaching courses and seminars at the BA and the MA level (max. 10% of the time).

    For a more detailed description of the project please download the attached document below.
    Functie-eisen

    • Master’s degree in Human Geography or a closely related field
    • Knowledge of and experience of empirical research and social science methodologies
    • Expertise in Economic Geography
    • Excellent skills in writing for publications in English
    Arbeidsvoorwaarden

    The position is initially for a period of one year; depending on the PhD student’s performance, it may be extended by a maximum of a further three years (i.e. to a total of four years) leading to the completion of a PhD. The gross monthly salary will be €2,042 in the first year and increases to €2,612 in the fourth year, based on a full-time appointment (collective employment agreement (CAO) of Dutch universities). We offer good fringe benefits and a high-quality training programme for PhD students.
    Dienstverband

    Temporary
    Organisatie


    University of Amsterdam The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is a university with an internationally acclaimed profile, located at the heart of the Dutch capital. As well as a world center for business and research, Amsterdam is a hub of cultural and media activities. The University of Amsterdam is a member of the League of European Research Universities.


    Afdeling

    Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences
    The Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences (FMG) is the largest educational and research institution in the social sciences in the Netherlands. The Faculty serves 7,500 students in numerous Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes in Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Communication Science, Psychology, Social Geography, Planning and International Development Studies, and Educational Sciences. The academic staff is employed in education as well as research. There are over 1,100 employees at the Faculty, which resides in a number of buildings in the centre of Amsterdam.
    The Department of Geography, Planning and International Development Studies is one of six departments within the FMG. Research activities are organised within four programme groups: Urban geographies, Planning, institutions and transforming spaces, Geographies of globalizations, and Governance of inclusive development. This research will be anchored within the geographies of globalisations group, though wider links are encouraged.
    Additionele informatie

    For more information about this position, please contact Prof.dr. Ewald Engelen, Professor of Financial Geography at the Department of Geography, Planning and International Development Studies, Amsterdam institute for Metropolitan and International Development Studies (AMIDSt), University of Amsterdam, Nieuwe Prinsengracht 130, 1018 VZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
    Email: e.r.engelen@uva.nl
    Telephone: +31 (0)20 – 525 4059/ 4063


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    Project: “Capitals of Capital and Consumption: Tracing the causal linkages between high end finance and high end shopping.”
    Start date: 1 April 2010
    The PhD student will elaborate the theoretical and practical design of the project, develop and conduct case studies, analyse data and publish papers in international scholarly journals; together, this will provide the basis for a PhD thesis, which is to be completed within four years. The PhD student will follow courses and participate in seminars and conferences. He or she will also assist senior faculty members in teaching courses and seminars at the BA and the MA level (max. 10% of the time).

    For a more detailed description of the project please download the attached document below.
    Functie-eisen


    • Master’s degree in Human Geography or a closely related field
    • Knowledge of and experience of empirical research and social science methodologies
    • Expertise in Economic Geography
    • Excellent skills in writing for publications in English
    Arbeidsvoorwaarden

    The position is initially for a period of one year; depending on the PhD student’s performance, it may be extended by a maximum of a further three years (i.e. to a total of four years) leading to the completion of a PhD. The gross monthly salary will be €2,042 in the first year and increases to €2,612 in the fourth year, based on a full-time appointment (collective employment agreement (CAO) of Dutch universities). We offer good fringe benefits and a high-quality training programme for PhD students.
    Dienstverband

    Temporary
    Organisatie


    University of Amsterdam The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is a university with an internationally acclaimed profile, located at the heart of the Dutch capital. As well as a world center for business and research, Amsterdam is a hub of cultural and media activities. The University of Amsterdam is a member of the League of European Research Universities.


    Afdeling

    Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences
    The Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences (FMG) is the largest educational and research institution in the social sciences in the Netherlands. The Faculty serves 7,500 students in numerous Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes in Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Communication Science, Psychology, Social Geography, Planning and International Development Studies, and Educational Sciences. The academic staff is employed in education as well as research. There are over 1,100 employees at the Faculty, which resides in a number of buildings in the centre of Amsterdam.
    The Department of Geography, Planning and International Development Studies is one of six departments within the FMG. Research activities are organised within four programme groups: Urban geographies, Planning, institutions and transforming spaces, Geographies of globalizations, and Governance of inclusive development. This research will be anchored within the geographies of globalisations group, though wider links are encouraged.
    Additionele informatie

    For more information about this position, please contact Prof.dr. Ewald Engelen, Professor of Financial Geography at the Department of Geography, Planning and International Development Studies, Amsterdam institute for Metropolitan and International Development Studies (AMIDSt), University of Amsterdam, Nieuwe Prinsengracht 130, 1018 VZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
    Email: e.r.engelen@uva.nl
    Telephone: +31 (0)20 – 525 4059/ 4063


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    Scholarship Description Australian Postgraduate Award Industry PhD Scholarships

    Two Australian Postgraduate Industry Awards (APAIs), each worth $26,669 per annum (tax free) for three-years, are available for postgraduate research towards the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Successful applicants will conduct research to contribute to infrastructure development for integration of renewable and distributed power generation into electricity grid systems. One APAI will conduct research on power quality aspects related to the integration of renewable and distributed power generation, and the other will carry out research on network control and protection issues associated with the integration of renewable and distributed energy resources. Candidates with undergraduate honours (Class I or II(1)) or Masters degrees by research in electrical engineering with power engineering major are invited to apply. At this stage, expression of interest is invited and Interested candidates can send CV to the following address.

    Reference Number: 4659
    Study Subject: Electrical Power Engineering
    Web Address: http://www.uow.edu.au/content/groups/public/@web/@unia/documents/doc/uow000054.pdf
    Provided By: A/Prof Kashem Muttaqi
    To be undertaken at: University of Wollongong.
    Level: Post Graduate (Research)
    Availability

    This scholarship is offered once only to 2 people. Open for applications until March 31, 2010.
    Payment Information

    The value of this scholarship is AUD26669 (maximum per annum). This award is to be used for living expenses. This scholarship is paid fortnightly for the period of 3 years.
    Research Information

    This scholarship is for any field of research.
    Eligibility

    This scholarship is for study in Australia for those who have achieved Honours 1 or equivalent, Honours 2a or equivalent, or Masters or equivalent.
    Application Details

    To apply for this scholarship you must apply directly to the scholarship provider. Terms and conditions are subject to change. Always confirm details with scholarship provider before applying.
    Main Contact
    Kashem Muttaqi (A/Prof)
    University of Wollongong
    Phone: +61242213413
    Fax: +61242213236
    Email: kashen@uow.edu.au
    Address:
    School of Electrical, Computer and
    Telecommunications Engineering
    University of Wollongong
    NSW, Australia
    2522





     
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