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2011-2012 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Race and Gender History, Rutgers University, New Jersey

The Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis at Rutgers University announces a postdoctoral fellowship for scholars pursuing research in race and gender studies. The successful applicant must have the doctorate in hand at the time of application, be no more than six years beyond the Ph.D., and be able to teach history courses. The fellowship of $45,000 is of one year duration and includes benefits and a $2,000 research stipend. The recipient will teach at least one small course in the history department and participate in the seminar series at the RCHA. For information regarding the Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis see website. Please send letter of interest, c.v., dossier with a least three letters of reference and research proposal to Professor Deborah Gray White, Post-Doc Search, Department of History, Rutgers University, 16 Seminary Place, Van Dyck Hall, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 March 2011.

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PhD Research Assistantships in Networked Systems Security , Sweden

We invite applications for PhD research assistantships. We are looking for highly motivated individuals interested in pursuing research and graduate studies on the security of networked systems.
The positions will be with the Security group at LCN, and the successful applicants shall benefit from a network of collaborations in KTH and beyond. The Security group is internationally oriented and offers a stimulating and enjoyable working environment that favors diversity.
The emphasis of the envisioned work shall be on design and analysis of secure and privacy-enhancing protocols. Candidates with strong experimental/systems or theoretical profiles are encouraged to apply.
A PhD assistantship at KTH can extend to up to five (5) years, with 80% of the time devoted to research and 20% to teaching duties. The salary is set according to the standard agreements for PhD student employment at KTH. The starting dates are planned for the spring term of 2011.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 28 February 2011

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