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Research Positions at British Medical Association 2011, UK: Heart disease

Around 10 research grants are administered under the auspices of the Board of Science, funded by past bequests to the BMA. Grants totaling £500,000 are awarded annually. All grants are for research in progress or prospective research and cover research areas from heart disease to schizophrenia.
The aim of the grants is to fund high-quality, innovative research projects that are likely to benefit patients, population health and or healthcare. The application process is now open.  Deadline for submitted online applications is 5pm 11 March 2011. The BMA Board of Science has developed CPD accredited learning modules in association with BMJ Learning, and funded by the BMA Research Grants, based on its annual Victor Horsley scientific lectures.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 11 March 2011

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Research Associateships in FCWSRC for Women 2011-2012, USA

Research positions for the 2011-2012 year at the Center fall into one category only: Research Associateships. Please see below for a description of and link to an on-line application form.
Open to feminist scholars, teachers, artists, writers, and activists from the United States and abroad, Associates are provided with offices in our spacious facility, library privileges, and the collegiality of a diverse community of feminists. The Center supports projects in all disciplines so long as they focus centrally on women or gender. Applications are accepted for either a semester or an academic year. During the period of appointment, Associates are expected to be in residence in the Five College area, and to attend weekly seminars and other FCWSRC events. Each Research Associate gives a public presentation on her work and is expected to participate actively in the daily life of the Center. No funding is attached to the Associateship.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 7 February 2011

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Senior Research Positions at HiLASE, Czech Republic: Laser Physics

HiLASE (High-average power pulsed lasers) is a brand new national project aimed at development of novel type of diode-pumped solid-state lasers (DPSSL) intended for industrial and scientific applications. The project realization team from the Institute of Physics AS CR, v.v.i. is seeking a candidate for the position of: Senior Researcher

Key Responsibilities:
1. Active participation on designing and implementing the laser system projects.
2. Development of the existing projects and working on the improvement and correcting of the system parameters.
3. Designing of concepts and looking for the potential applications.
4. Leading the experimental work.
5. Publishing, participating on the conference, trainings and preparing tender documentation.

Key Requirements:
1. PhD in Laser Physics.
2. Working experience in experimental work in laser physics min. 3 years in solid-state lasers.
3. English language on a very good level (written and spoken).
4. Ability to work independently, featuring strong initiative, inventiveness, and resourcefulness.
5. Excellent organizational skills.
6. Have a team-based approach and mindset.
7. Strong motivation, loyalty and reliability in the work place.
8. Willing to travel
Scholarship Application Deadline: 01/02/2011
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