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PhD position Arbeitsbereich Earth System Modelling http://www.earthsystemschool.mpg.de/ Projektbeschreibung

The International Max Planck Research School on Earth System Modelling (IMPRS-ESM), located in Hamburg, Germany, offers fellowships to outstanding students interested in interdisciplinary climate research.

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Villa I Tatti in Florence offers up to fifteen fellowships each academic year for advanced research in any aspect of the Italian Renaissance. Each Fellow is offered a place to study, use of the Biblioteca and Fototeca Berenson, lunches on weekdays, and various other privileges, the most important of which is the opportunity to meet scholars from a variety of countries working in related fields.
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The Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) awards Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology to recent recipients of the doctoral degree for research and training in selected areas of biology supported by BIO and with special goals for human resource development in biology.  The fellowships encourage independence at an early stage of the research career to permit Fellows to pursue their research and training goals in the most appropriate research locations regardless of the availability of funding for the Fellows at that site.  
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Institute of Food & Resource Economics, Faculty of Life Sciences at the University of Copenhagen wishes to appoint a Ph.D. fellow in Applied Microeconomics for a period of three years starting from 1 November 2009 or as soon as possible thereafter. The grant is connected to the Production and Technology Division at the Institute.

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The DERI Semantic Information Mining stream (http://sim.deri.ie/) invites applications for a postdoctoral position on mining organisational structure (expertise, communities, etc.) from organisation-specific textual and semi-structured data sets and social and collaborative interactions.

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Princeton Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
Postdoctoral Fellowships in Humanities and Social Sciences 2010-13

 
Princeton Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts invites applications for three-year postdoctoral fellowships for recent PhDs (from January 2007) in humanities or allied social sciences, 2010-2013. THREE appointments to pursue research and teach half-time. Annual stipend: approx. $72,000. For application details, see website www.princeton.edu/~sf
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The Society for the Humanities will sponsor two postdoctoral teaching-research fellowships in the humanities, each awarded for the two-year period beginning July 2010. Each fellowship offers a stipend of $45,000/year. While in residence at Cornell, Mellon Fellows hold department affiliations and have limited teaching duties and the
opportunity for scholarly work.
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Brown University's Center for Digital Scholarship (CDS) and the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage (JNBC) are seeking individuals to apply for a fellowship to direct the digital aspects of the Fox Point Community History Project. The digital fellow will work with faculty and staff in both the CDS and JNBC as well as other Brown faculty and students undertaking related work to develop an online public history resource that incorporates oral history, primary documents (photographs, letters, clippings), geospatial data, documentary film, statistical data and other materials. This multidimensional, interactive framework will provide avenues for both scholarly and public engagement.
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The School of Natural Sciences announces an open position for a postdoctoral scholar with expertise in classical/quantum chaos and/or atomic theory. The successful candidate will work under the guidance of Professor Kevin Mitchell.Area: Physics/ Applied Math
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The Harvard University Center for the Environment created the Environmental Fellows program to enable recent doctorate recipients to use and expand Harvard's extraordinary resources to tackle complex environmental problems. The Environmental Fellows work for two years with Harvard faculty members in any school or department to create new knowledge while also strengthening connections across the University's academic disciplines. Environmental Fellows may include people with degrees in the sciences, social sciences, law, government, public policy, public health, medicine, design, and the full array of humanities.
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We are pleased to announce The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Through the scholarship, we aim to encourage women to excel in computing and technology, and become active role models and leaders.
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A position is available at the Materials Science Department of the Technische Universität Darmstadt (Germany). The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in a young research team focusing on the development of new ceramic processes in a dynamic and international environment.
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(2nd cohort 2010 - 2012)

 

"Dealing with Change - Regional Strategies in Times of Demographic, Economic, and Climate Change"

 

The DLGS - Dresden Leibniz Graduate School is a joint activity of the IOER (Leibniz Institute of Ecological and Regional Development, Dresden) and the TU Dresden in co-operation with the ARL (Academy for Spatial Research and Planning, Hanover).

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The Geophysics Department at University of Concepción (DGEO) together with the Center for Advanced Research in Arid Zones (CEAZA) seeks a postdoctoral scholar in Data Assimilation/Ocean Modeling.
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A postdoctoral position is available in a newly opened laboratory in the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Roswell Park Cancer Institute. The research interest of the lab is on biochemical dissection of E3 ligases in cancer pathways using approaches including protein chemistry, biochemical purification, molecular and cancer cell biology and genetic screen with shRNA library. The ultimate goal of this lab is to develop anti-cancer drugs through identification and characterization of cancer relevant E3 ligases as potential drug targets.
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The MyCare project is a joint initiative of the Computer Science Department of the University of Groningen and of the Department of Psychiatry of the Groningen University Medical Hospital. MyCare aims at building information technology tools to support patients with schizophrenia for personal recovery and risk assessment. The tools are tested with actual patients in a controlled environment. This exciting PhD project combines the creation of innovative software tools with actual medical field work. The position is financed in the context of the Dutch ZonMW program for medical innovation. Another PhD student will be hired to work on the MyCare project in the field of Psychiatry.

The position is open in the Distributed Systems unit lead by Prof. Marco Aiello http://www.cs.rug.nl/ds/ in close collaboration with the Intelligent Systems unit lead by Prof. Nicolai Petkov http://www.cs.rug.nl/~petkov/. The University of Groningen is in its 395 year of existence and is ranked among the top 200 worldwide.

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Dear Friends,

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Student Institute for International & Global Affairs, SIIGA, and to welcome you to join us at http://siiga.org/.

SIIGA is an international, non-partisan, not-for-profit student think tank devoted to bringing young people's policy ideas to the policy process. The driving force of SIIGA are students from diverse academic backgrounds at universities in the Balkans who are interested in current global issues of political, economic and humanitarian character. Working to advance youth empowerment, SIIGA is a medium for young people from the Balkans and beyond to voice and share their views on foreign policy matters, to engage in provocative debates with peers, and to make their ideas known to policy makers in the region.

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