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Xiamen University International Scholarships 2011-2012, China

The Xiamen University announced scholarships for excellent applicants .The  scholarship is available for undergraduate’s, master’s and doctor’s students.Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens and in good health.Applicants for undergraduate studies must hold a high school diploma and not be older than 25, for undergraduate studies must hold a high school diploma and not be older than 25,for doctoral studies must hold a master’s degree and not be older than 45.The Scholarship recipients will have their tuition fees covered, up to a maximum of 3 years for a PhD, 2 -3 years for a Master degree and 4-5 years for a Bachelor degree. The recipients’ academic performance will be assessed each year and only those achieving the required standard will have their scholarship renewed for the following year.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 May 2011

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PhD Studentship in the Institute of Physics, Technical University of Lodz, Poland: theoretical/computational chemistry

A PhD student position is available in the Institute of Physics, Technical University of Lodz, Poland in the group of Prof. Katarzyna Pernal position to carry out the project “Accurate description of intermolecular interaction energies from extended random phase approximation”.

The position is in the field of theoretical/computational chemistry. The project involves development and coding of new quantum chemistry methods.

The position is financed via the program “Pomost” founded by the Foundation for Polish Science.

The Stipend’s amount: 3 500 PLN / month.

The stipend is free of tax. Neither health nor pension insurance is provided.

Maximum period of stipend agreement: till 30 September 2013.

A successful candidate will join the PhD program at the Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Lodz. After the “Pomost” contract expires the candidate will continue working towards the PhD degree as the graduate student receiving the stipend from the Department of Chemistry (the amount is decided by the department).

Profile of candidates:

· Full university degree (Master Degree or equivalent) in Chemistry or Physics.

· Computational and programming skills.

· Strong mathematical background.

· Good knowledge of quantum chemistry methods.

· Fluent spoken and written English.

Scholarship Applocation Deadline:31 March 2011

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Research Associates Position (Postdoctoral) in Wireless Communications, Luxembourg:Cooperative and Cognitive Architectures for Satellite Networks (CO 2 SAT)

The positions should be within the research areas of the Department:Series Expansions and Applications, Problems in Geometry arising from Architecture, Structures and pattterns of vorcticity in fluid flows, Graph Codes, Protein structure refinement by optimization, Reconstruction methods for inverse problems with partial data, Cryptographic hash functions, Continuation and Numerical Bifurcation Analysis for Experiments, Phase Space description of Sequential Dynamical Systems.

Candidates should have a master degree in mathematics, applied mathematics or engineering or equivalent academic qualifications.

Approval and Enrolment
The scholarships for the PhD degree are subject to academic approval, and the candidates will be enrolled in one of the general degree programmes of DTU. For information about the general requirements for enrolment and the general planning of the scholarship studies, please see the DTU PhD Guide.

Salary and appointment terms
The salary and appointment terms are consistent with the current rules for PhD degree students. The period of employment is 3 years.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 March 2011

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