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Urgent fully funded PhD positions in Europe for Africans, ending August 2020.
In Education in Europe
Regular Dude
Aug 01, 2020
Doctoral scholarship, Urbanisation, Poverty and Inequality in Africa The University of Antwerp is a dynamic, forward-thinking, European university. We offer an innovative academic education to more than 20 000 students, conduct pioneering scientific research and play an important service-providing role in society. We are one of the largest, most international and most innovative employers in the region. With more than 6000 employees from 100 different countries, we are helping to build tomorrow's world every day. Through top scientific research, we push back boundaries and set a course for the future – a future that you can help to shape. The university’s recently founded Antwerp Interdisciplinary Platform for Research into Inequality (AIPRIL) seeks to advance our understanding of how socioeconomic inequalities are changing, what is driving such trends and what, if anything, can be done. AIPRIL is looking for a full-time (100%) Doctoral scholarship holder to conduct research on the topic of Urbanisation, Poverty and Inequality in Africa. This project will link large spatial datasets of processed satellite imagery on built-up areas and emitted nightlight in Africa to micro-level household panel and census data. The project aims to understand how urbanisation interacts with economic development in Africa. Profile · You hold a Master degree in Economics or related social sciences, or will have obtained it by the time you start work. · You can demonstrate excellent study results · You can demonstrate excellent applied econometrics skills · You have conducted independent research before, for example as part of a master thesis. · You can analyse large data sets in Stata or R. Knowledge of GIS software, such as QGIS is desirable. · You have a proven interest in development issues in general and for Africa in particular. · Experience with survey or other fieldwork is desirable. · You can think creatively, with attention to both detail and the bigger picture. · You can write clearly, concisely and precisely in English. https://jobs.apeng.uantwerpen.be/psc/apeng/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=310&JobOpeningId=1110&PostingSeq=1
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Urgent fully funded PhD positions in Europe for Africans, ending August 2020.
In Education in Europe
Regular Dude
Aug 01, 2020
Doctoral Student, Industrial Engineering And Management, Industrial Value Chain Development JOB DESCRIPTION The University of Oulu is an international scientific community, with 15,000 students and 3,000 employees. The wide multidisciplinary is a strength of the University both in education and research interests. The modern environment, world-class research infrastructures and extensive cooperation with international research institutes and private sector organizations provide excellent possibilities for research and innovation. More information https://www.oulu.fi/university/ What we expect · We are looking for a team player with good analytical and problem solving skills · Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English · You must have a Master of Science or equivalent degree in industrial engineering and management or in a closely related field with very good/excellent grades The following are considered beneficial · Suitability of the earlier studies for embarking on the doctoral degree programme in IEM · Prizes received during studies · Scientific publications and presentations · Activity in the scientific community · Practical familiarity with the field in question and international activities The education requirements for a PhD degree studies are given by the University of Oulu Graduate School (http://www.oulu.fi/uniogs/) Further information Associate professor (tenure track) Jukka Majava e-mail: jukka.majava@oulu.fi tel.: +358 40 754 0131 Professor Harri Haapasalo Head of the IEM research unit e-mail: harri.haapasalo@oulu.fi tel.: +358 40 5182275 Due to holiday season in July, please contact us with your questions during these time periods: 16.6. – 5.7. and 3.8. – 9.8.
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Urgent fully funded PhD positions in Europe for Africans, ending August 2020.
In Education in Europe
Regular Dude
Aug 01, 2020
Assistant (12823) - Interdisciplinary Study of Law, Private Law and Business Law at Ghent University Apply until 11/08/2020 23:59 (Brussels time) → Faculty of Law and Criminology → Department RE21 - Interdisciplinary Study of Law, Private Law and Business Law → AAP temporary appointment - 100% → Number of openings: 1 → Reference number: 201911/RE21/AS/001 YOUR TASKS · At least 50% of your assignment will be spent on academic research in preparation of a doctoral dissertation. · You will assist in the teaching activities at the department, specifically in the field of company law, insolvency law, financial law and/or economic law. The teaching language is Dutch. · You will assist in the internal and external services of the department. · You will become part of the Financial Law Institute, a research unit within the department. A particular interest in insolvency law would be an asset WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR · You hold a degree of Master in Law. For diplomas awarded outside the European Union, a certificate of equivalence (NARIC) must be submitted. The degree requirements need to be fulfilled at the start of your appointment. · You are interested in academic and/or project-based research and services. · Any teaching experience or participation in extra training, conferences, etc. is recommended. · You have excellent teaching and communication skills. https://career5.successfactors.eu/career?company=C0000956575P&career%5fjob%5freq%5fid=12823&career%5fns=job%5flisting&rcm%5fsite%5flocale=en%5fGB&navBarLevel=JOB%5fSEARCH&selected%5flang=en%5fGB&
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Urgent fully funded PhD positions in Europe for Africans, ending August 2020.
In Education in Europe
Regular Dude
Aug 01, 2020
PhD Student In Microbial Physiology Or Redox Biochemistry JOB DESCRIPTION Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and nearly 400 professors. Our campus is located in Espoo, Finland. The Biochemistry group (http://bio2.aalto.fi/en/research_groups/biochemistry/) develops energy-relevant biochemical transformations, in particular the interconversion of electricity to fuels. For a project funded by the Academy of Finland, we are looking for a PhD student in Microbial Physiology, Metabolic Regulation or Redox Biochemistry Our goal is to study the reversible interconversion of methane to CO2 and single electrons and to cultivate methanogenic and methanotrophic Archaea on electrodes or artificial electron carriers. Requirements · MSc in a suitable field, such as Biochemistry, Microbiology, Microbial physiology, Biophysics or Chemistry. · Be highly committed to science and strive for excellence · Develop own smart ideas and think independently · Be able to focus on solving tough scientific problems · Excellent English skills, spoken and written Skills, knowledge or interest in some of the following areas are highly appreciated: · Microbial physiology and regulation · Electro(bio)chemistry · Biochemistry · Organic chemistry for synthesis of redox active compounds For more information For additional scientific information, please contact Prof. Silvan Scheller (firstname.lastname@aalto.fi), in matters related to the recruitment process, HR Coordinator Tiina Torvinen (firstname.lastname@aalto.fi). How to apply (deadline August 31st 2020, review may start earlier) · Follow the instructions carefully · Cover letter (start as follows: “I am interested in this position because… “) · CV, transcripts including grades · Research interest description (focus on future research, mention tasks you are particularly interested to perform) · Names and contact details of references https://rekry.saima.fi/aaltohome/application_edit_welcome.html?field_id=0&job_name=PhD+Student+in++Microbial+Physiology+or+Redox+Biochemistry&job_id=2877&jc=1&lang=en&place_id=111&did=5900
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Urgent fully funded PhD positions in Europe for Africans, ending August 2020.
In Education in Europe
Regular Dude
Aug 01, 2020
Doctoral scholarship holder, Organization- and Management Sciences JOB DESCRIPTION Department : Department of Management Regime : Full-time The Department of Management in the Faculty of Business and Economics is looking for a full-time (100%) Doctoral scholarship holder in the field of Organization- and Management Sciences Position · You work actively on the preparation and defence of a PhD thesis in the field of Organization- and Management Sciences. Profile · You hold a master degree in a relevant field (holders of diploma’s in applied economics, public management, (organizational- or industrial) psychology, organizational sociology, organizational science or management science are particularly encouraged to apply). · You can submit outstanding academic results. · Students in the final year of their degree can also apply. · Foreign candidates are encouraged to apply. · Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy. · You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative. · You are capable of transcending the boundaries of qualitative and quantitative research; training and/or experience in quantitative methods is an asset. · You communicate well, possess presentation skills, at least speak fluent Dutch and English and possess excellent academic writing skills in Dutch and English. Want to apply? · You can apply for this vacancy through the University of Antwerp’s online job application platform until 10 august 2020. Click on the 'Apply' button, complete the online application form and be sure to include the following attachments: a motivation letter, your academic CV, a brief research proposal in which you indicate how you would approach the research (approx. 2 pages, do not be afraid to give your own interpretation to the proposal, pay particular attention to the problem, research questions, theory and methodology, written in English), Copies of the diplomas and list of credits for your Bachelor and Masters; A recent paper by you (e.g. Master's thesis) as an example for your analytical and academic writing talent and a referee who can be contacted by us. Please also send these documents to jan.wynen@uantwerpen.be and jan.boon@uantwerpen.be on the same date. · The selection committee will review all of the applications as soon as possible after the application deadline. As soon as a decision has been made, we will inform you about the next steps in the selection procedure. · If you have any questions about the online application form, please check the frequently asked questions or send an email to jobs@uantwerpen.be If you have any questions about the job itself, please contact jan.wynen@uantwerpen.be https://jobs.apeng.uantwerpen.be/psc/apeng/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=310&JobOpeningId=1146&PostingSeq=1&_ga=2.20433264.914845742.1594298921-309327925.1591336076&
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Urgent fully funded PhD positions in Europe for Africans, ending August 2020.
In Education in Europe
Regular Dude
Aug 01, 2020
Doctoral Candidate (PhD) In The Area Of Edge-Plasma Physics In Magnetic Fusion Devices JOB DESCRIPTION Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and nearly 400 professors. Our campus is located in Espoo, Finland. The Fusion and Plasma Physics Group (https://www.aalto.fi/en/department-of-applied-physics/fusion-and-plasma-physics) at the Department of Applied Physics is inviting applications for a Doctoral Candidate (PhD) in the area of edge-plasma physics in magnetic fusion devices The group focuses on experimental and computational plasma physics in magnetically confined fusion experiments. Within this job posting the research project aims to improve understanding of the physics of the edge plasma in tokamaks by interpretative analysis of measurements in present devices and predictions from state-of-the-art numerical simulations. The primary physics goal of these studies is elucidating the physics of the onset of divertor plasma detachment in magnetically confined fusion devices. Requirements As a successful candidate for this position, you should have: · M.Sc. degree in plasma physics or a related field · Experience in computer programming languages, such as Fortran or C · Experience with data analysis programming languages, such as Python, MATLAB · Proficient verbal and written communication skills in English necessary to work in a multidisciplinary environment, to author technical and scientific reports and publications, and to deliver scientific presentations Skills, knowledge and abilities in the following areas are highly desirable: · Experience in at least one of these fields: plasma or optical emission spectroscopy, large data analysis or computational physics · Experience in high performance computing highly desirable The primary language of communication within the Fusion and Plasma Physics Group is English. Duration, salary and benefits The fixed term Doctoral Candidate contract is initially for two years, followed by an extension for another two-year period after successful completion of the midterm exam after 1-1/2 years. The total duration of the position is four years. The annual workload of research and teaching staff at Aalto University is 1612 hours. Aalto University follows the salary system of Finnish universities and we provide them upon request. The contract includes Aalto University occupational healthcare. The primary workplace will be the Otaniemi Campus at Aalto University, and will involve international assignments to research facilities in the UK, Germany and the United States of America. Longer-term assignments to these facilities may be discussed at the time of recruitment. For more Information For additional information, please contact the head of the research group, Professor Mathias Groth, tel. +358 50 3640 495, or for recruitment-process related questions HR-coordinator Stefan Ehrstedt, tel. +358 50 340 7662. E-mails: firstname.lastname@aalto.fi Applying Please send your application at earliest convenience to the Aalto University recruitment system, by September 11, 2020. To apply for the position, please submit your application including the attachment mentioned below as one single PDF document in English through the link ’Apply now’ link at the bottom of the web page. · Letter of motivation (max. one page) · Copy of M.Sc. degree and English version of transcript of completed M.Sc. courses · CV (max. two pages), including references · List of publications, if applicable Aalto University reserves the right for justified reasons to leave the position open, to extend the application period and to consider also candidates who have not submitted applications during the application period. https://rekry.saima.fi/aaltohome/application_edit_welcome.html?field_id=0&job_name=Doctoral+Candidate+%28PhD%29+in+the+area+of+edge-plasma+physics+in+magnetic+fusion+devices&job_id=2933&jc=1&lang=en&place_id=102&did=5900
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Urgent fully funded PhD positions in Europe for Africans, ending August 2020.
In Education in Europe
Regular Dude
Aug 01, 2020
PhD Assistant at UNIVERSITY OF NEUCHÂTEL JOB DESCRIPTION Part-Time: 75% Information Management Institute, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Neuchâtel Where: Neuchâtel When: starting from 01.10.2020 or upon agreement Period: maximum 4 years, with annual renewal Academic qualifications: Master degree in one of the following domains: Computer Science, Information Systems, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research; or an equivalent title. Job description: Teaching - Labs and seminars for the courses offered by the institute (bachelor and master level), conducted in French or English; student support, exam preparation. Research - The candidate is committed to achieve a PhD thesis in one of the Institute's fields of competence: data science (data mining, machine learning, big data) or knowledge representation (ontologies). Profile: Successful candidates are expected to manifest a proven interest for research, strong analytical skills, capacity to work independently or as a team member, good scientific writing skills, good knowledge of French and English (understanding, communication and writing). Application File: The application file (one single PDF), containing detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of interest, copies of diplomas accompanied by grades transcript and at least one letter of recommendation, should be sent by email to messagerie.imi@unine.ch up to August 9th, 2020. A research proposal for the PhD thesis or an excerpt from the master thesis or a representative scientific publication will be strongly appreciated. Further information can be obtained from Senior Lecturer Paul Cotofrei (paul.cotofrei@unine.ch) or by visiting http://www.unine.ch/imi/en/home.html
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Urgent fully funded PhD positions in Europe for Africans, ending August 2020.
In Education in Europe
Regular Dude
Aug 01, 2020
Two PhD Positions: "Citizenship, Migration And Retribalisation In Switzerland" JOB DESCRIPTION The Chair of African Studies in the Department of Social Sciences at the University of Basel is looking for two PhD candidates to work within a SINERGIA Collaborative Research Project on "Reversing the Gaze: Towards Post-Comparative Area Studies" funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation. The Chair is in charge of a work package with the title "When There are Strangers in our Midst – Citizenship, Migration and Retribalisation in Switzerland". Your profile Candidates should have a Master's degree in any discipline in the humanities or social sciences. Ideally, they should have some experience in research in postcolonial contexts, especially in Africa. Good English and German language skills are required. Candidates have to fulfil the conditions for admission as a PhD student in the faculty of the Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Basel. We offer you These are two full-time research positions funded for four years and scheduled to start on 1 October 2020. The salary allows the successful candidates to cover living and tuition expenses, and to commit themselves fully to their research project. The place of work is Basel. We offer the successful candidates membership in an interdisciplinary research group sharing a common interest in theoretical and methodological issues regarding knowledge production in a postcolonial context. The Department of Social Sciences and the Centre for African Studies at the University of Basel provide a vibrant and friendly research, teaching and study environment supporting emerging scholars in connecting with academic colleagues and institutions across the world. Application / Contact Applications should include the following documents: Curriculum vitae (maximum two pages) Two academic references Copies of Master's diploma and transcripts Copies of Bachelor's diploma and transcripts A 3-5-page exposé discussing your views on the use of social scientific concepts in different cultural contexts and how you would make those views relevant to the study of phenomena in Switzerland drawing from concepts developed and first applied in Africa A writing sample (an article or a seminar paper) The documents listed under 1-4 are to be submitted in a consolidated PDF file. The writing sample and the exposé should be submitted as separate files. Deadline for submission: 31 August 2020 For enquiries, please contact Elísio Macamo (elisio.macamo@unibas.ch, +41 61 207 34 85) or Pascal Schmid (pascal.schmid@unibas.ch, +41 61 207 34 82). https://ohws.prospective.ch/public/v1/jobs/3f2da220-76c9-460e-b06d-b7adb0001b36
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Urgent fully funded PhD positions in Europe for Africans, ending August 2020.
In Education in Europe
Regular Dude
Aug 01, 2020
Call for Applications to 10 PhD programmes at the University of Brescia, Italy The Call for Applications to the XXXVI cycle of PhD programmes (duration of 3 years starting on 1st of November 2020) at the University of Brescia is now open until the closing deadline of 18 of August 2020. The application procedures and admission selections are open, with no citizenship limitation, to candidates who hold a five-years’ Italian degree (Laurea Magistrale), or similar academic degree obtained abroad, comparable in duration and contents with the Italian qualification. The University of Brescia offers a wide range of opportunities in the following 10 programmes across different research areas: ECONOMICS AND LAW STUDIES: PhD in BUSINESS & LAW - INSTITUTIONS AND BUSINESS: VALUE, RULES AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY - web PhD in ANALYTICS FOR ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT MEDICAL STUDIES: PhD in BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES AND TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE (Curricula: - Neuroscience - Immunology and Oncology - Pharmacology and Microbiology) PhD in MOLECULAR GENETICS, BIOTECHNOLOGIES AND EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE (Curricula: - Molecular Genetics Applied to Medical Sciences - Biotechnologies for the Health and the Environment - Forensic Medical Science) PhD in PRECISION MEDICINE (NEW 2020) PhD in ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN MEDICINE AND INNOVATION IN CLINICAL RESEARCH AND METHODOLOGY (Curricula: - Artificial Intelligence in Medicine - Regenerative Medicine - Innovation in Clinical Research and Methodology) ENGINEERING STUDIES PhD in MECHANICAL AND INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING (Curricula: - Curriculum on basic research; - Industrial curriculum; - International curriculum) PhD in INFORMATION ENGINEERING (Curricula: - Electronics Engineering, Sensors and Instrumentation - Computer Science/Engineering and Control Systems - Telecommunication Engineering - Physical Sciences for Engineering) PhD in CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING, INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND MATHEMATICS (Curricula: - Appropriate Methodologies and Techniques for International Development Cooperation – Mathematical Methods and Models for Engineering – Natural Risk Assessment and Management – Urban Planning and Mobility – Structural Rehabilitation of Historical and Modern Buildings) PhD in TECHNOLOGY FOR HEALTH The application process must be completed via a dedicated online procedure. https://en.unibs.it/university/calls-and-notices-students-and-graduates/call-competitive-examinations-research-doctorate-courses
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Urgent fully funded PhD positions in Europe for Africans, ending August 2020.
In Education in Europe
Regular Dude
Aug 01, 2020
A number of vacant Ph.D. fellowships at the Department of Law, University of Southern Denmark JOB DESCRIPTION At the Department of Law, a number of Ph.D. fellowships will be available as of 1 January 2021 or by further agreement. The place of work is at the University of Southern Denmark, Odense. The applicant's Ph.D. project must be within one or several of the fundamental areas of law and contribute to the research within one of the institute's four research groups. However, the applicant determines the specific content of the project. The applicant is expected to have academic qualifications corresponding to the level obtained by completing a relevant master's program. Further information about the fellowships For further information, please contact: Head of Department Camilla Hørby Jensen phone: +45 6550 2198 e-mail: chj@sam.sdu.dk or Ph.D. coordinator, Professor Nina Dietz Legind phone: + 45 6011 2781 e-mail: ndj@sam.sdu.dk An application must include: A detailed CV A certified copy of your master's degree certificate (including all examination results) An application form (is available https://misc.sam.sdu.dk/files/PogOE/application-form-for-PhD-ny.docx) A project description (max 5 pages of 2400 characters each, including spaces, notes, appendices, bibliography etc.). The guidelines for preparing a Ph.D. project proposal for the Department of Law are available https://www.sdu.dk/-/media/files/juridisk+institut/retningslinier+for+udarbejdelse+af+phdprojektbeskrivelse+eng+version+1+sendt+til+p+og+05+10+2015.pdf. An abstract of the project description of no more than 250 words A complete list of publications, indicating which publications are attached to the application. A maximum of three applications may be attached. If one of the attached publications is a master thesis, only the research question and conclusion should be attached, not the entire thesis. Information on teaching experience or other forms of academic communication, if relevant You can only apply for the position through our website www.sdu.dk/en/service/ledige_stillinger Your application must be registered in our system on the 01/09/2020 at 23.59.59 CET at the latest.
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Urgent fully funded PhD positions in Europe for Africans, ending August 2020.
In Education in Europe
Regular Dude
Aug 01, 2020
Doctoral researcher (PhD student) in Financial Accounting / Financial Reporting The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg invites applications for a: Doctoral researcher (PhD student) in Financial Accounting / Financial Reporting Fixed-term 36 months, extendable to 48 month if required Full-time position, 40 h/week Foreseen starting date: 15th September 2020 Employee and student status Reference: F2-50012608 (to be mentioned in all correspondence) Your Role The doctoral researcher will be working within the Department of Economics and Management in close collaboration with researchers in the Department of Finance on an externally funded research project in the area of sustainable finance / environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) disclosure. The main task is to make an original and significant contribution to knowledge in the field of Accounting at the intersection of Sustainable Finance under the tutelage of high profile academics. The thesis work will be undertaken at the University of Luxembourg but can also be part of a jointly-supervised thesis with another university. Rigorous studies within the Doctoral School of Economics, Finance and Management will be undertaken. It is expected to contribute to the teaching of classes ranging from one to three hours per week, of small group teachings and tutorials. Further Information Applications should be submitted online, before 15th August 2020. The application must include the following: A motivation letter including a statement about the type of research interest (qualitative vs quantitative). A detailed curriculum vitae. A transcript of concluded university studies. The name, current position and relationship to the applicant, of one referee. For more information concerning this position, please contact Professor Anke Müßig (anke.muessig@uni.lu). Due to the current situation possible interviews after pre-selection will be held via videoconference. https://recruitment.uni.lu/en/details.html?id=QMUFK026203F3VBQB7V7VV4S8&nPostingID=51916&nPostingTargetID=70599&mask=karriereseiten&lg=UK
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How easy is it for Africans to get Canada work permit after studying as International students?
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