toxicology | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

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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JRF Positions in Environmental and Occupational Exposure and Male Reproductive Function, India

Candidates who have passed the national written test like UGC-CSIR NET, ICMR-JRF may appear for the walk-in-interview on 08-03-2011 at 11 a.m. for the post of Junior Research Fellow in DST funded project Environmental and occupational exposure and male reproductive functionin the Department of Reproductive and Cyto-toxicology of the institute. Post is purely temporary and co-terminus with the project. M.Sc. in Zoology/ Biochemistry/ Molecular biology/ Biotechnology or other related subjects with good academic record and should pass the National written test like UGC-CSIR NET, ICMR-JRF and NET Qualified for lectureship and ICMR exam qualified for the JRF in Project will also be considered

Scholarship Application Deadline: 8 April 2011

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2012-2013 Fulbright-Nehru Environmental Leadership Program, USA: Environmental Information/Systems Reporting, Environmental Education, Environmental Policy, Regulations and Law,Environmental Sciences and Toxicology

The program will combine short-term practical training/internship with opportunities for networking with American counterpart organizations. Selected fellows will be placed at U.S. environmental public/private or non-governmental organizations, academic institutions or research centers and environment related government agencies. Fellows will be expected to explore future linkages between Indian and American organizations with common agendas.

Grant Benefits
The fellowships provide round-trip economy class air travel from India to the U.S., a monthly stipend, Accident and Sickness Program for Exchanges per U.S. Government guidelines, modest settling-in allowance and a professional allowance. No allowance or travel is provided for dependents and the stipend provided under the grant is not sufficient to support family members. Scholars with accompanying dependents must have adequate personal funds to support their stay in the U.S.

Eligibility Requirements
In addition the General Prerequisities for all, the application should:

*preferably have a master’s or a professional degree of at least four years duration;
*have at least five years of professional experience in the respective field; and
* preferably be 50 years of age or under.

Special attention will be given to applicants who demonstrate involvement in cooperative efforts between academia, research institutions, government, industry and non-governmental organizations to make practical contributions to environmental policies and programs

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 July 2011

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