2014 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computer Modeling in New Zealand

Massey University

Institute of Fundamental Sciences Massey University is offering postdoctoral fellowship in computer modeling. This one-year position is available for either a Research Assistant or Postdoctoral Fellow depending on the level of the candidate. Candidates must have proven experience with agent based models, including their development, implementation and use. Expertise in programming and statistics is required. The successful candidate will be based in the Computational Biology Research Group at Massey University, New Zealand.

About Scholarship: This one-year position is available for either a Research Assistant or Postdoctoral Fellow depending on the level of the candidate. Candidates must have proven experience with agent based models, including their development, implementation and use. Expertise in programming and statistics is required. Some knowledge of genetics would be welcome, but training in the biological aspects of this project can be provided as required.

Study: Fellowship is awarded in the field of Computer Modeling.
Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing postdoctoral research programme.
Scholarship Provider: Institute of Fundamental Sciences Massey University
Scholarship can be taken at: New Zealand
Accreditation: 

Eligibility: This one-year position is available for either a Research Assistant or Postdoctoral Fellow depending on the level of the candidate. Candidates must have proven experience with agent based models, including their development, implementation and use. Expertise in programming and statistics is required. Some knowledge of genetics would be welcome, but training in the biological aspects of this project can be provided as required.

Scholarship Open for: Citizens of New Zealand can apply for this postdoctoral fellowship.

Number of award: One postdoctoral fellowship is available.

Duration: This one-year position is available for either a Research Assistant or Postdoctoral Fellow depending on the level of the candidate.

Value: This position offers a rare opportunity to experience New Zealand’s unique natural and cultural environment. Palmerston North, a university town with a large international community, offers a full range of social and cultural amenities.

Selection Criteria: The successful candidate will be based in the Computational Biology Research Group at Massey University, New Zealand.

Apply: To apply, please send by email (preferably in PDF format):
-A curriculum vitae;
-A short summary detailing prior experience with agent based models.

Deadline: This position has no fixed start date and will remain open until filled.

Further Information: http://massey.genomicus.com/opportunities.html

2014 PhD Research Fellowship in Informatics at University of Oslo in Norway

University of Oslo

University of Oslo is offering position(s) as PhD Research fellowship at the Department of Informatics. One fellowship is for a period of up to 4 years, with 25 % compulsory work and eventually one for three fellowships for 3 years without compulsory work. Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in Informatics/Computer science. The application deadline is 20th April 2014.

About Scholarship: The Distributed Multimedia Systems (DMMS) research group is aiming to improve future networks and middle ware for advanced multimedia applications. Multimedia does not only mean audio and video, but also sensor data of any kind. We investigate context-aware and self-adapting solutions for transmission, distribution and management of (multimedia) data. For the PhD research, the candidate must document excellent grades from the formal education and the ability to successfully perform research towards a PhD in Informatics.

Study: Fellowship will be provided in the field of Informatics.
Course Level: Fellowship will be available for pursuing PhD research programme at University of Oslo in Norway.
Scholarship Provider: University of Oslo, Norway
Scholarship can be taken at: Norway
Accreditation: The University of Oslo is accredited by EUA.

Eligibility: The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a strategic ambition of being a leading research faculty. Candidates for these fellowships will be selected in accordance with this, and expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials. Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in Informatics/Computer science. Candidates without a Master’s degree have until 30 June, 2014 to complete the final exam. The purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree.

Scholarship Open for: Norwegian and international researchers can apply for this PhD research fellowship.

Number of award: One fellowship will be offered.

Duration: Fellowship will be offered for 4 years.

Value: Total offer is of 50 – 57 (NOK 421 100– 473 400 per year)

Apply: The application must include:
Application letter
-CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work – scientific publications)
-Copies of educational certificates, transcript of records and letters of recommendation
-Documentation of English proficiency
-List of publications and academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
-Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number)

Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.

Deadline: The application deadline is 20 April 2014.

Further Information: http://uio.easycruit.com/vacancy/1149321/64290?iso=no

2014 PhD Research Fellowship in Statistics at University of Oslo in Norway

University of OsloUniversity of Oslo is offering PhD research fellowship in statistics. The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a strategic ambition of being a leading research faculty. Candidates for these fellowships will be selected in accordance with this and expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials. The first fellowship is for a period of up to 3 years, without teaching or administrative duties. The second fellowship is for a period of up to 4 years, with up to 25% teaching or administrative duties. The starting date for the two positions is no later than 01.10.2014. The application deadline is 20 April, 2014.

About Scholarship: The PhD fellows will carry out research in statistical methodology related to the five-year project “Focus Driven Statistical Inference With Complex Data” (FocuStat), funded by the Norwegian Research Council. The themes and topics for the FocuStat project are broadly defined, inside the theory and applications of modern statistics for complex data structures. These themes in particular include Bayesian nonparametrics, model selection and averaging, methods that combine or bridge parametrics and nonparametrics, confidence distributions, new ways of combining statistical information, high-dimensional data, etc. The doctoral fellows will be members of the research group for Statistics and Biostatistics and, once appointed, a project plan will be worked out in accordance with the activities of the research group in general and those for the FocuStat project in particular.

Study: The PhD fellows will carry out research in statistical methodology related to the five-year project “Focus Driven Statistical Inference With Complex Data” (FocuStat), funded by the Norwegian Research Council.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing PhD research programme at University of Oslo in Norway.
Scholarship Provider: University of Oslo, Norway (project is funded by the Norwegian Research Council)
Scholarship can be taken at: Norway
Accreditation: The University of Oslo is accredited by EUA.

Eligibility: The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a strategic ambition of being a leading research faculty. Candidates for these fellowships will be selected in accordance with this, and expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials. Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in statistics, or document that they will complete their Master’s degree in the course of the spring semester 2014. Candidates without a Master’s degree have until 30 June, 2014 to complete the final exam. A good command of English is required. The purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree.

Scholarship Open for: Norwegian and international researchers can apply for these PhD research fellowships.

Number of awards: Two PhD research fellowships are offered.

Duration: The first fellowship is for a period of up to 3 years, without teaching or administrative duties. The second fellowship is for a period of up to 4 years, with up to 25% teaching or administrative duties. The starting date for the two positions is no later than 01.10.2014.

Value: Pay grade is 50 – 57 (NOK 421 100 – 473 400 per year).

Online Application: The mode of applying is online. The application must include:
-Application letter
-CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work – scientific publications)
-Copies of educational certificates, transcript of records and letters of recommendation
-Documentation of English proficiency
-List of publications and academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
-Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number)
-Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.

Deadline: The application deadline is 20 April, 2014.

Further Information: http://uio.easycruit.com/vacancy/1149391/64285?iso=no

2014 Kuok Foundation Berhad Undergraduate Scholarships in Malaysia and Singapore

Kuok Foundation BerhadKuok Foundation Berhad is offering undergraduate scholarships for Malaysian students to pursue full time undergraduate studies. Two types of scholarships will be awarded. Kuok Keng Kang Scholarships are available for deserving students with excellent academic achievements; strong leadership qualities and active participation in extra-curricular activities at Malaysian Public Universities. KF Half-Loan Half-Grant Awards will be awarded for needy students with good academic and non-academic achievements at Malaysian and Singapore Public Universities. Application should be submitted till 18 April 2014.

About Scholarship: Kuok Foundation Berhad invites applications from Malaysian citizens applying for or currently pursuing full time undergraduate studies for the following: Kuok Keng Kang Scholarships for undergraduate studies at Malaysian Public Universities and KF Half-Loan Half-Grant Awards for undergraduate studies at Malaysian and Singapore Public Universities.

Study: Scholarships are awarded to learn any of the courses.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate studies at Malaysian Public Universities or Malaysian and Singapore Public Universities.
Scholarship Provider: Kuok Foundation Berhad
Scholarship can be taken at: Malaysia, Singapore

Eligibility:
-Only Malaysian citizens are eligible to apply.
-Applicants should possess good academic qualifications and should be active in school.
-Kuok Foundation Undergraduate Awards are for needy students only.
-Only undergraduates / prospective undergraduate reading for full-time first degree courses are eligible to apply. Those pursuing Diploma, Foundation, off-campus courses, etc. are not eligible to apply.

Scholarship Open for: Students of Malaysia can apply for these undergraduate scholarships.

Value:
Kuok Keng Kang Scholarships for undergraduate studies at Malaysian Public Universities: The value of scholarship is RM12,000/- p.a.
KF Half-Loan Half-Grant Awards for undergraduate studies at Malaysian and Singapore Public Universities: value of Award is as follows:
-For students in Malaysian Public Universities: RM12,000/- p.a. for Medicine / Dentistry / Veterinary Medicine, RM11,000/- p.a. for Science based courses and RM10,000/- p.a. for Arts based courses.
-For students in Singapore Public Universities: up to RM28,000/- p.a. for students reading Medicine & Dentistry, up to RM20,000/- p.a. for students reading courses other than Medicine & Dentistry.
Study loans are interest free and repayable by monthly installments upon graduation. The type and value of award to be offered to any one student will be decided at the absolute discretion of the Foundation.

Notification: Only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interview. It is important for applicants to give their telephone contact to enable the Foundation to call them for interview if shortlisted.

Apply: All applications must be made on the official application forms of the Foundation. Completed forms should reach the Foundation’s office on or before the closing date by post.

Deadline: The application deadline is 18 April 2014.

Further Information: http://www.kuokfoundation.com/study_under_latest.html

2014-2015 University of Leeds 110 Anniversary Research Scholarships in UK

University of Leeds

Applications are invited for up to 110 research scholarships available in any Faculty at the University of Leeds in October 2014. These awards are only available to nationals from the UK and EU and are not open to applicants who are liable to pay academic fees at the international fee rate. Successful applicants will receive payment to cover their University fees for a period of three years, along with a maintenance grant matching the Research Council UK rate. The total value of the three year scholarship is estimated at more than £50,000 per scholar.

About Scholarship: For 2014 and 2015 entry a total of 110 new scholarships a year will be available — this has been made possible by an additional investment of more than £10m, supported by the University. Outstanding scholars from any discipline are invited to apply for the funding. To be considered for one of our scholarships you must meet the eligibility criteria and submit a scholarship application form by the relevant deadline.

Study: Scholarships are awarded to learn any of the courses at University of Leeds.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for new research students undertaking full-time (3 years) or part-time (5 years) study leading to the degree of PhD.
Scholarship Provider: University of Leeds, UK
Scholarship can be taken at: 
UK
Accreditation: 
University of Leeds is an accredited university. University of Leeds is accredited by the Association of ACU, Association of MBAs, CDIO, EQUIS, EUA, N8 Group, The Russell Group, Santander Network, Universities UK, White Rose Consortium and WUN.

Eligibility: To be considered for a University of Leeds 110 Anniversary Research Scholarship you must meet the following criteria:
-these awards are only available to nationals from the UK and EU and are not open to applicants who are liable to pay academic fees at the international fee rate.
-Applicants must have submitted a research degree application form and be in receipt of a student ID number.
-Applicants must not have already been awarded a doctoral degree.
-Applicants must have achieved at least an upper second class honours degree at undergraduate level.
-if your first language is not English you must meet the University’s English language requirements.

Scholarship Open for: Students of UK and EU (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom) can apply for these research scholarships.

Number of awards: For 2014 and 2015 entry a total of 110 new research scholarships a year will be available.

Duration: The award will be made for one year in the first instance and renewable for a further period of up to two years for full-time study (or up to four years for part-time study), subject to satisfactory academic progress.

Value: Successful applicants will receive payment to cover their University fees for a period of three years, along with a maintenance grant matching the Research Council UK rate. The total value of the three year scholarship is estimated at more than £50,000 per scholar.

Notification: Applicants can expect to be notified of the outcome of their application by the beginning of June 2014. The University will publish the names of the successful applicants within the University and externally on the University website.

Apply: Applicants must complete all sections of the University of Leeds 110 Anniversary Research Scholarships Application Form, with strict observation of any word limits. Please do not include any other documents with the form, such as transcripts or CVs, as they will be disregarded. The completed form (must be typed) should be returned in either Word or PDF format to the Postgraduate Scholarships Office by post or by email to pg_scholarships-at-leeds.ac.uk.

Deadline: The application deadline is 30th April 2014.

Further Information: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/20021/postgraduate/2012/postgraduate_scholarships