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  • Wednesday, August 5, 2020

  • CUI

  • International Office

Applications are invited for Fully Funded Asian Development Bank (ADB) Visiting Fellow Program. ADB’s Visiting Fellow Program provides an opportunity for researchers and academics to share their ongoing or recently completed economic research in ADB headquarters in Manila. ADB accepts applications year-round, but selections will be made on a quarterly basis. Female applicants and applicants from ADB developing member countries are especially encouraged to apply. 

The program offers visiting fellows the opportunity to: 

  • Give a presentation or lecture on a research topic that is of mutual interest and relevance to both ADB and the visiting fellow. ADB’s ongoing research topics are: Aid and Development; Behavior and Decision Making; Economics of Climate Change; Employment and Labor Markets; Financial Sector Development; Governance and Institutions; Growth and Structural Transformation; Human Capital; Infrastructure and Software; International Trade and Finance; Macroeconomics; Money and Finance; Poverty, MDGs and Inclusive Growth; Project Economic Analysis; Regional Public Goods; Social Protection; Trade and Investment. 
  • Interact with staff from ADB’s Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD) and other departments to discuss fresh ideas or methodologies on the selected topic and to give advice on ongoing or future ERCD research. 

  • Benefits: 
    Visiting fellows will be entitled to some or all of the following, with benefits to be decided by the ERCD selection committee on a case-by-case basis: 
  • Honorarium: A lump-sum honorarium will be paid to the visiting fellow, depending on his/her experience, qualifications, and agreed length of visit, as determined by the ERCD selection committee. 
  • Travel costs: ADB will provide a roundtrip air ticket via the most direct and cost-effective route on economy class, and reimburse the cost for obtaining visa; 
  • Miscellaneous travel expense: A one-time allowance of $100 will be given to the visiting fellow; 
  • Office space: ADB will provide an office space in the department for the duration of the visiting fellow’s stay. 
  • Accommodation and subsistence allowance: ADB will pay the visiting fellow a daily allowance to cover hotel costs and subsistence; 
  • Insurance coverage: The visiting fellow will be responsible for his/her own travel and health insurance for the duration of his/her visit to ADB headquarters. 
  • Non-entitlement: The visiting fellow is not entitled to participate in ADB’s medical and dental retainer plans, staff retirement plan, salary, privileges, immunities, and other privileges for ADB staff. 
  • Security: The visiting fellow is liable for his/her own security and safety and advised to register with his/her respective embassy in Manila. In case of evacuation from the country, he/she follows the embassy’s contingency planning. 


Eligibility: 

Candidates must: 

  • Have a PhD or its equivalent, or be a PhD candidate, in economics or a related field 
  • Have ongoing research or a research proposal on a topic of relevance to ADB; and 
  • Be a national of one of ADB’s members 

  • For more information and details please visit official web link:        
  • https://www.adb.org/site/careers/adb-visiting-fellow-program

  • Tuesday, July 21, 2020

  • CUI

  • International Office

Brief Description:

Prof. M. A. Yekta Saraç, President of the Council of Higher Education (CoHE), announced that “Study in Turkey YÖK Virtual Fair 2020”, the first global virtual fair to be held in the history of higher education to reduce the adverse effects of student mobility restricted during the global coronavirus pandemic and to promote Turkish universities abroad on digital platforms.

Turkish universities will open their doors to prospective students at the “Study in Turkey YÖK Virtual Fair”, organized by the Council of Higher Education (CoHE) in Turkey, with the aim of attracting more international students to the Turkish higher education system.

176 Turkish universities will open their doors to prospective young people at the fair, which will be held under the umbrella of CoHE and with the initiative and organization of CoHE to attract more international students to the Turkish higher education system, in which nearly 180 thousand international students from 182 countries are studying. We plan to organize the YÖK Virtual Fair in the upcoming years so that it will keep strengthening the status of Turkey as the center of attraction in higher education with each year

Akdeniz University will participate in the "Study in Turkey YÖK Virtual Fair", the first global virtual fair to be held in the history of higher education to reduce the adverse effects of student mobility restricted during the global Coronavirus pandemic and to promote Turkish universities abroad on digital platforms.

“Study in Turkey YÖK Virtual Fair” will be held between 20-22 July 2020. The virtual fair can be accessed between 8.00 – 20.00 (GMT+03.00) on www.virtualfair-yok.gov.tr.

Information and Publicity Video link: https://youtu.be/6TcLI_x2cXc

Detailed information about the “Study in Turkey YÖK Virtual Fair”: https://www.yok.gov.tr/en/Sayfalar/news/2020/study-in-turkey-cohe-virtual-fair-2020.aspx

Deadline: 20-22 July 2020

  • Thursday, July 9, 2020

  • CUI

  • International Office

Brief Description:

The Newton International Fellowship Scheme was established to select the very best early career postdoctoral researchers from all over the world, and enable them to work at UK research institutions for two years (or longer if working on a part-time basis).

This round of competition is delivered in partnership with the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. Under the terms of the innovative arrangement that is in place, the DBT will provide awardees with the third year of funding, to enable them to continue their research in an eligible research institution in India. Fellowships in this round of the scheme will, therefore, be awarded for a total of 36 months.

Host Institution(s): UK Institution

Course Level: Postdoc

Subject(s): Academy of Medical Sciences – Applicants undertaking clinical

and patient orientated research.

Grants: AMS funding (Years 1 and 2) will consist of:

• £24,000 per annum for subsistence costs (tax exempt) • up to £8,000 per annum for consumables • a one-off payment of up to £2,000 for relocation expenses in Year 1 only • A contribution will also be made to enable the UK host institution to host a Fellowship; this will be equal to 50% of the total award.

Eligibility:

Applicants must hold a higher research degree such as a Ph.D. or MD, or expect to obtain one (to include passing the viva, if appropriate) before the start date of the fellowship. Confirmation of award of the Ph.D./MD will be required before any Fellowship award is confirmed. • Applicants must have obtained their higher research degree from India and should be located in India at the time of application. • Applicants should have no more than four years of active full-time postdoctoral experience at the time of application,

Deadline: 3 September 2020, 3pm UK time

For more detail about eligibility and how to apply,

Official Scholarship Website:

https://www.researchersjob.com/newton-international-fellowship-2/?utm_source=sendfox&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=find-research-related-jobs-embo-postdoc-fellowships-ams-dbt-newton-international-fellowship

  • Wednesday, July 8, 2020

  • CUI

  • International Office

Brief Description:

The ETH Zurich Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports incoming postdoctoral researchers at ETH Zurich. The program is intended to foster young researchers who have already demonstrated scientific excellence in the early stages of their careers. Postdoctoral Fellowships – 2020 in Switzerland

Host Institution(s): ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Course Level: Postdoc

Subject(s): Offered by University

Eligibility:

· At the time of the submission deadline, applicants must hold a doctorate (PhD) or will complete their doctorate within the next six months.

· Applicants with the doctorate (PhD) must have obtained the same a maximum of two years prior to the submission deadline.

· The date of the examination or viva voce shall be the decisive date.

· Applicants who earned their PhD from ETH Zurich or the University of Zurich will not be considered.

· Applicants who have not yet completed their doctorate must submit a certification of the planned date of their defense signed by the advisor or department chair.

· The examination or viva voce must have been completed by the time the fellowship is started.

· Researchers must also not have carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) at either ETH Zurich or the University of Zurich for more than six months prior to the submission deadline.

· Applicants need to have at least one scientific publication in a peer-reviewed journal or have been awarded a prize for their doctoral thesis.

· Applications not complying with the eligibility criteria will be rejected on formal grounds.

Deadline: 1 September 2020

For more detail about eligibility and how to apply,

Official Scholarship Website:

https://ethz.ch/en/research/research-promotion/eth-fellowships.html

  • Tuesday, July 7, 2020

  • CUI

  • International Office

Brief Description:

The EMBO Long-Term Fellowships are awarded for a period of up to two years and support post-doctoral research visits to laboratories throughout Europe and the world. International exchange is a key feature in the application process. EMBO Long-Term Fellowships.

Host Institution(s): European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO)

Course Level: Postdoc and PhD Fellows

Subject(s): Various research area

Grants:

The stipend is a subsistence allowance and is intended to cover the cost of living in the host country. The stipend rate depends on the country being visited and might be subject to taxation. We cannot advise on respective national tax regulations and we recommend fellows to contact the relevant authorities in the host country.

Eligibility:

· Applicants must hold a doctorate degree or equivalent at the start of the fellowship.

· Applicants who already hold a PhD degree at the time of application are eligible to apply only if they obtained their PhD degree during the two years prior to the date the application is complete.

· Applicants must have at least one first author publication accepted in or published in an international peer reviewed journal at the time of application.

· All applications must involve movement between countries (detailed information about mobility requirements is listed in guidelines).

· Applications to go to the country in which the PhD was obtained will not be considered.

· Applications to return to a laboratory where the candidate has worked in the past for more than six months, either in one or in several visits will not be considered.

· Applications for a Long-Term Fellowship to be held in the laboratory, institute or department in which the candidate worked to obtain his or her PhD, or to work again with the candidate’s supervisor, no matter where the latter is located, will not be considered.

· Candidates who have already started working in the host laboratory can apply only if they have been working in the host laboratory for less than six months at the time the application is complete.

· Candidates can only submit one application for one project at one host laboratory at each round of selection.

Deadline: There are NO APPLICATION DEADLINES for EMBO Long-Term Fellowships.

For more detail about eligibility and how to apply,

Official Scholarship Website: https://applications.embo.org/register.php?reg=S019

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