research fellowship | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans - Part 2

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship on “The EU as a Global Discursive Actor”, Belgium

Attached to the Vice-President of the Institut d’Etudes Européennes (IEE), the hired researcher will sekk to contribute to the research capacities of the EUNRAGG research unit specifically within the context of the EU FP7 funded project “Europe Facing a Rising Multipolar World” entitled ‘Global Re-ordering: Evolution through European Networks’ (GR:EEN)

The withheld researcher will be fully committed to the GR:EEN program and will share in the following responsibilities:
-Drafting work to publishable standard
– Organize a series of international scientific workshops
-Assist in the development and promotion of PhD programmes
-Help facilitate international linkages and partnerships in particular
-Support a minimum of one Case-study Integrated Forum (CSIF) – a research and dissemination platform aimed at confronting the research and policy-making communities

Scholarship Appilaction Deadline:1May 2011

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2011 CODESRIA Advanced Research Fellowship Programme, Africa: Social Sciences and Humanities

The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa is pleased to announce the 2011 session of its Advanced Research Fellowship Programme and to invite interested scholars based in African universities or research centres to submit applications for consideration for an award.

To be eligible, candidates are expected to be holders of a doctoral degree in any of the social sciences and humanities. The doctoral degree should have been obtained within five years of the date of submission of the application. All applicants are required to be affiliated to an African research institution.
Requirements for Application Candidates wishing to be considered for the award of a fellowship are requested to submit the following documents.

Scholarship Application Deadline:
15th August, 2011.

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Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Environmental Archaeology/Archaeo-Science, University of Oslo, Norway

The successful applicant is expected to develop a cross-disciplinary research project within environmental archaeology or archaeo-science. Applications must contain project proposals that are relevant in relation to archaeology at the University of Oslo, and incorporate data, techniques, methods and perspectives from either biological disciplines, biochemistry, archaeometallurgy or other sciences. Applications must outline potential national and international partners (i.e. in reference to necessary laboratory facilities and research groups) as well as necessary resources.

In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on the quality of the project description, the candidates’ international experience and network, and on the assumed academic and personal ability on the part of the candidates to complete the project within the given time frame. Personal suitability and co-operation skills will receive special attention in the selection process. Short-listed applicants may be invited for an interview at the University of Oslo.
•A Doctoral Degree in a relevant area of research (archaeology/environmental archaeology/science).
•Doctoral dissertation must be submitted for evaluation by the closing date.
•The applicant must in his/her project proposal situate the planned investigation in relation to research currently being conducted by one of the research groups and/or academic milieus at the Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History or the Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo.

Scholarship Application Deadline:
28 March, 2011

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