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Applications are invited for postdoctoral fellowship positions for the 2010-2011 academic year. The 2010 (Fall ) Thematic Program on Asymptotic Geometric Analysis will take place at the Institute July to December 2010 and the 2011 (Winter/Spring ) Thematic Program on Dynamics and Transport in Disordered Systems will take place at the Institute from January to June 2011. The fellowships provide for a period of engagement in research and participation in the activities of the Institute. In addition to regular postdoctoral support, one visitor for each six-month program will be awarded the Institute's prestigious Jerrold E. Marsden Postdoctoral Fellowship. Applicants seeking postdoctoral fellowships funded by other agencies (such as NSERC or international fellowships) are encouraged to request the Fields Institute as their proposed location of tenure, and should apply to the Institute for a letter of invitation.
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AARMS postdoctoral fellowships are awarded, on the recommendation of its Scientific Review Panel, to beginning researchers who received their Ph.D. no more than four years before applying. Applications will be considered from those who anticipate receiving their Ph.D. before the proposed start time of the fellowship; however, the Ph.D. must be in hand before actually beginning the fellowship.
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The Horticulture Intern will work with the Vice President of Gardens and Collections and the Collection Curator in our germplasm conservation projects. The focus will be on learning about the processes that support the regeneration, and maintenance of the collection. Interns will have the opportunity to work with germplasm being maintained as seeds, in tissue culture, and vegetatively in the field. This is a full-time paid internship, funded for 44 weeks. A typical working week is Monday-Friday, 8 hrs/day with some weekends expected.
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The project "Algebra for User Interface Customization" at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Auckland (http://www.auckland.ac.nz/) is looking for a PhD candidate. A full scholarship of 25,000 NZD per year over three years, plus tuition fees, is available for this project, to be awarded to a suitable candidate. The project is supported by the RSNZ Marsden Fund.

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The Optical Microsystems Laboratory (OML) is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to join a team of researchers developing a novel miniaturized and portable MEMS-based display, imaging, and spectroscopy systems. There are currently several funded projects with funding from the Industry (USA and Turkey) and the European Union 7th framework research program (in collaboration with several other European partners). Compensation is highly competitive in European standards and depends on experience. A fully furnished room in an apartment will be provided for easy transition to living in Istanbul. Additional responsibilities include:
- Manage administration of the European research project
- Work closely with MS and PhD students in the group and other team members in Europe
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The Tilburg Center for Logic and Philosophy of Science (TiLPS; http://www.uvt.nl/tilps) invites applications for three-months visiting fellowships in the academic year 2010/11 (1 September - 30 November or 1 February to 30 April) intended for advanced Ph.D. students or faculty. Candidates should work in one of the areas TiLPS covers and have a commitment to interdisciplinary and collaborative work.

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We offer from 3 to 6 two year positions to young scientists holding a PhD or MD degree.
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We offer ten four year fellowships to students from all nationalities holding a university degree in biomedical sciences to carry out their experimental work towars obtaining a PhD degree.
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This Graduate Fellowship Program of the National Academies-consisting of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council-is designed to engage its Fellows in the analytical process that informs U.S. science and technology policy.

Fellows develop basic skills essential to working or participating in science policy at the federal, state, or local levels.

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The Graduate School of Management at Clark University, located in the Northeast United States, has launched a unique MBA in Social Change program.  Through a new collaboration with Clark's highly respected International Development, Community, and Environment department, MBA students will learn to use modern technology and advanced analysis to creatively address environmental and development problems and promote social justice. 

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USF is pleased to announce the second year of its Postdoctoral Scholars program in the social sciences and humanities. The over-arching theme for this year¹s scholars is Sustainable Societies: Building social, cultural,
and environmental capital in a globalized world. Historians are encouraged to apply. Potential research areas and themes include but are not limited to: environmental history; migration, and diaspora; science, technology, health, and medicine; race and ethnicity; gender; urban or rural issues; economics and economic development. Geographical area and time period of research are open.
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Lafayette College invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in Environmental Studies. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who can build upon his or her disciplinary expertise to assist Lafayette in shaping and developing its ambitious new programs in Environmental Studies.
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The School of Marine Sciences at the University of Maine is seeking to enroll a student as early as May or June 2010 in the dual masters degree in marine science and policy. The student will study and work on a strongly interdisciplinary research project funded by the Coupled Natural and Human Systems program within NSF.  A competitive stipend, tuition, health and student fees will be provided for three years.  The project combines the work of social, biological and computer scientists and will develop agent-based learning models meant to simulate the fine scale dynamics of social and natural systems in three fisheries in the Gulf of Maine.
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Maine's Sustainability Solutions Initiative (SSI), a partnership between the University of Maine and the University of Southern Maine, offers unprecedented opportunities for graduate students to experience a truly interdisciplinary learning experience through a $20 million, 5-year program funded by the National Science Foundation's EPSCoR program. The SSI's mission is to create an integrative research program and strong stakeholder partnerships to
generate improved solutions to intersecting ecological, social, and economic challenges in and beyond Maine. Graduate students will participate in collaborative research experiences with interdisciplinary faculty teams focused on urbanization, forest ecosystem management, and climate change.  These efforts address the dynamics of social-ecological systems with an emphasis on moving from knowledge to action. Students with backgrounds in a wide range of disciplines are encouraged to apply: e.g. social sciences, biological, earth, and chemical sciences, natural resource management, communication, engineering, education, mathematics, and more.
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Please take a moment to review the enclosures describing a few of the innovative programs we offer at the Lally School. We designed these programs for students seeking graduate professional degrees, and we have created specific opportunities for exceptionally talented graduating seniors who have majors or minors in technical fields.  We believe your students and alumni would benefit from the accelerated career opportunities our programs offer.

 

The Lally School focuses on the strategic management of technology and on creating value to society through innovation and entrepreneurial thinking.  We believe that creative thinkers who can understand and manage new technologies will be the leaders of tomorrow's business enterprises and the creators of sustainable development for societal benefit.  They will be the leaders who will change the world.

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16.11.2009 | Chat'n'Go
The next session of the English Speaking Club - Osvita will take place on November 19, 2009 at 6.30 pm in the format of Chat'n'Go. Be prepared to talk on most various topics with everyone present in small groups.

Please keep in mind the venue: as the City Library will be closed until November 23, this session will take place at Osvita office, 60 Karl Marx Ave., suite 78.

Everyone is welcome, but we can host only 15 people at a time, so please register in advance by sending an email to club@center-osvita.org.ua. See you on Thursday!
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