Postdoctoral | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

3 Postdoctoral Positions in Normal and Malignant Stem Cell Research, Denmark

We are interested in the underlying mechanisms governing the properties of normal and malignant stem cells. Our main focus is, very broadly, how the control of gene expression contributes to the biology of normal hematopoietic stem cells and how this control is altered in acute myeloid leukemia.

Research in the group involves the use of a number of experimental systems including human patient samples as well as genetically modified mouse models. We have strong expertise in multicolor flow cytometry and use a number of genomic techniques – such as ChIP-seq to assess transcription factor binding and epigenetic configurations as well as micro array and sequencing-based (RNA-seq) gene expression profiling. Importantly, the interpretation of these data is supported by a number of “in-group” bioinformaticians as well as extensive collaborations with the neighboring Bio informatics Centre. Thus, the successful candidates will join a dynamic research environment with access to all modern facilities.


Scholarship Application Deadline:
June 1, 2011.

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Fulbright Scholarship Award in Teaching/Research in Public Health, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Teach graduate courses in public health. Assist with student advising and conduct faculty training. Conduct research in area of specialization. Faculty areas of research currently include epidemiology and biostatistics, health services organization, disease control, environmental health and ecotoxicology, reproductive health, biomedical sciences and child nutrition and health.

Scholars with a Ph.D., postdoctoral university or college teaching and research experience and previous experience in developing countries in political transition are preferred. The academic year consists of two semesters: mid-October until February and February until the end of July. A letter of invitation from the host institution is not needed to apply. An English language school, the American School of Kinshasa, is available for children in grades K-12 who accompany scholar.

Scholarship Application Deadline:
August 1, 2011

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Postdoctoral Assistantships in Geometry and Representation Theory, University of Oxford, UK

The Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford proposes to appoint up to two post-doctoral research assistants to work in a new research group on Geometry and Representation Theory starting 1st October 2011, or some mutually agreed later date. These are fixed-term positions for two years from the starting date.The successful candidate(s) will be expected to have an undergraduate degree in mathematics or mathematical physics, and a PhD in mathematics or mathematical physics either awarded or submitted at the time of taking up the post. The PhD should be in one of the broad areas of the grant – algebraic geometry, or representation theory, or mathematical physics – and the candidate should have some knowledge of some subjects relevant to the projects to be undertaken. We are looking for able candidates with a good publication record, judged by the stage in their career, who will be able to work as part of an interdisciplinary team.

Applicants should read the job description document before writing their application. You will be required to upload a supporting statement setting out how you meet the selection criteria, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, details of teaching experience, a statement of research interests, and the names and contact details of two referees as part of your online application.

Scholarship Application Deadline:11 May ,2011

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