Fellowships/Scholarships

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship – University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

Highly motivated early career individuals are invited to apply for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship on New Methods for Understanding African Demography and Family Transition Research at the Demography and Population Studies Program of the University of Witwatersrand.

Applications must be made to Clifford.Odimegwu@wits.ac.za. Applications are open until the position is filled.

For more information contact Prof. C.O Odimegwu; Tel: +27 11 717 4056; email: Clifford.odimegwu@wits.ac.za

Download Demography and Population Studies Postdoc 2017 for further details


Cadbury Research Fellowship Scheme 2017 for African Scholars

Applications for the Cadbury Research Fellowship Scheme 2017 have been opened. This fellowship scheme is run annually by the Department of African Studies and Anthropology of the University of Birmingham. The Fellowship is fully funded.

The Cadbury programme for 2017 will be organised around the theme of Marriage in Africa. It is convened in honour of Lynne Brydon and marks her contribution to the establishment of gender studies in Africa.

Deadline for submission: 9th December 2016.

For more information: https://goo.gl/lPYClg


Africa Science Leadership Programme (ASLP) 2017 for Mid-Career African Academics

The ASLP is an initiative of the University of Pretoria in partnership with the Global Young Awards, funded by the Robert Bosch Stiftung.

The programme aims to train fellows in advanced leadership skills and empower them to lead a new paradigm for African science.

Applications are invited from early to mid-career researchers in all disciplines including natural sciences, engineering, social sciences, arts and the humanities.

Deadline for applications: 12pm UTC16 December 2016.

Visit https://goo.gl/YYZayW to apply.

For further information: https://goo.gl/9ibh4n


CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The European Doctoral School of Demography (EDSD) invites applications for school year 2017-18. The EDSD is an eleven-month program that is offered every year, with the goal to provide students in the first year of their doctoral studies with an appropriate high-level education in demography. Students will acquire a solid knowledge base on causes and consequences of demographic change, population data, statistical and mathematical demography, as well as modeling, simulation and forecasting.

The EDSD does not charge fees. Several European research institutes and universities provide full fellowships for all students accepted into the School. The application deadline is March 15, 2017.

Visit http://www.eds-demography.org for more information on the EDSD curriculum and application instructions.


POST-DOC POSITION, “Global-Race” Project

Ined is recruiting to fill one postdoctoral position for its project “Global-Race” funded by ANR, with an appointment term of two years. The position will be attached to the research unit “International Migration and Minorities”.and the activities will be performed with the project team (see here: http://global-race.site.ined.fr/) .

Profile: Doctoral degree in Social science and an experience in research on one or more of the topics related to racism, discriminations, equality policies or statistical classifications. Oral and written command of English and French. Knowledge of other European languages will be appreciated.

Working conditions: Fixed-term contract of two years with effect on 1 November 2016. The gross salary will depend on previous experience and range between 2350€ and 2733€ monthly (gross).

Application procedure: : The application, written in French or English, shall contain a letter of application explaining your interest for the position, a CV and the name, e-mail address and phone numbers of two references. The application should be sent by mail at simon@ined.fr before September 26, 2016.


POPULATION JOURNAL YOUNG AUTHOR’S PRIZE

Population is a quarterly scientific journal published in English (PopulationE) and in French (PopulationF) by INED. The Population Young Author Prize is open to PhD students and young researchers working in the field of population studies and will be awarded to the most outstanding original paper submitted to the competition jury.

Deadline for submission: 30 November 2016

For more information:  http://www.journal-population.com/young-authors-prize/


JOHN C CALDWELL AFRICAN RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP IN POPULATION, HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT

The 2017 round of applications for the John C Caldwell African Research Fellowship in Population, Health and Development has opened. This year the fellowship will support an early career researcher, including people in the final stage of a PhD.  The aim is to foster academic links between population, health and development researchers at the Australian National University and African universities and institutions.

More information can be found at http://nceph.anu.edu.au/research/highlight-stories/caldwell-fellowship-2017-call-applications

The closing date is 17 September 2016. Enquiries can be directed to Ann Larson at ann.larson@anu.edu.au


PhD CANDIDATE POSITION AT INED

INED is seeking to recruit 1 PhD Candidate for a period of 3 years.
The PhD candidate will contribute to the research program of INED’s UR5, “Mortality, Health and Epidemiology” under the flagship project “Longevity and healthy ageing”. The dissertation project’s aim is to estimate the risks of death above age 90 and to assess how they have changed over time since the 1980s in Belgium, France, and Quebec.

Closing Date: 20th April 2016
Applications must be sent to France Meslé (mesle@ined.fr) and Nadine Ouellette (nadine.ouellette@ined.fr)