The Commonwealth Forestry Association’s commitment is pleased to announce the launch of the CFA Young Forester Award2020 in conjunction with the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia.
The CFA Young Forester Award provides a short-term work placement of three months hosted by the University of British Columbia at their Malcolm Knapp Research Forest, between September and December 2020, where the successful applicants will be able to develop their practical skills. The Award covers flights, accommodation, local travel, subsistence costs and a small bursary to cover the period of the placement.
The 2020 Award will focus on forest wildlife management. The two winners will assist in a research project focusing on mammal community dynamics in human-impacted ecosystems which will assist in the development of conservation strategies for human-wildlife coexistence.
Short-listed candidates will undergo a Skype interview.
Please note that only applications that meet these requirements will be considered.
To download the application form, click here
Welcome to the College of Forestry,Wildlife and Tourism of Sokoine university of Agriculture, in Morogoro, Tanzania. The College has highly trained and competent staff in fields of forestry, wildlife and natural resources management in the country and within the sub-Saharan region. The college offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programs with students coming from across the country, other African countries and beyond the continent.
Applications are hereby invited for admission into Higher Degrees at College of Forestry, Wildlife and Tourism (CFWT), Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) for the academic year 2019/2020. Candidates for Master and PhD Degree programmes with course work are admitted once every year for an academic year that starts in October of each year. Candidates for PhD by research only may apply and be admitted at anytime of the year. Successful candidates will be notified immediately after consideration and approval is made and they will be expected to embark on studies in October, 2019. Candidates meeting the prescribed minimum qualifications are invited to apply for admission.
The following are the Master and PhD degree programmes tenable at College of Forestry, Wildlife and Tourism, Sokoine University of Agriculture:
Master Degree Programmes
PhD Degree Programmes
PhD degree programmes by Research and Thesis are offered in all departments of the College of Forestry, Wildlife and Tourism (Department of Ecosystems and Conservation; Department of Wildlife Management; Department of Tourism and Recreation; Department of Forest Engineering and Wood Sciences, Department of Forest Resources Assessment and Management and Department of Forest and Environmental Economics). Applications for PhD by Research and Thesis are received throughout the year and studies can commence at any time of the year once admission is granted.
GENERAL MINIMUM ADMISSION QUALIFICATIONS
Master Degree Programmes
PhD Degree Programmes
Applicants for PhD programmes should possess Master's degree of SUA or relevant Master's degree of equivalent standing from another approved university in the relevant field. Applicants should submit a research concept note along with the application documents. PhD studies by Research only are tenable for two and half to four years and for 3 to 4 years for studies by Research and coursework, respectively. The duration for part time students is a maximum of six years.
MODE OF APPLICATION AND PAYMENT
Candidates can apply for admission into SUA degree programmes through either of the two options
DEADLINES FOR APPLICATIONS
The deadline for applications are scheduled as follows:
In all programmes, female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.
For further information, please contact
Directorate of Postgraduate studies, Research, Technology Transfer and Consultancy
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P.O. Box 3151, Chuo Kikuu,
Telephone: +255 023-2640013,
Fax: +255 023 2640013
COLLEGE OF FORESTRY, WILDLIFE AND TOURISM,
SOKOINE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE
P.O BOX 3009
SCHOLARSHIP FOR Msc. in #Embedded_and_Mobile_Systems NOW OUT!
Please note that, You must apply for Msc. in Embedded and Mobile Systems through online application systems at the NM-AIST website, the admission letter will be one of the important documents for you to apply for a scholarship.
For citizens of Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and South Sudan, find your copy of The East African News Paper of Saturday, 02, 2019, this is a weekly issue. For local applicants, (Tanzania) the advert is also available on Daily News of March 4, 2019.
Never the less, the advert is available online on the Centre Website- www.cenit-ea.org, NM-AIST Website- www.nm-aist.ac.tz, soon it will be available also on the Inter University Council for East Africa (https://www.iucea.org/, the East African Community Website-https://www.eac.int/, The East African Science and Technology Commission (EASTECO),The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture RUFORUM's-https://www.ruforum.org/ , Germany international cooperation in Tanzania (GIZ)https://www.giz.de/en/worldwide/347.html and other stakeholders
The Fellowship is offered to women scientists from Science and Technology Lagging Countries (STLCs) to undertake PhD research in the Natural, Engineering and Information Technology sciences at a host institute in the South.
Please note that an applicant, at the time of application, must NOT have an active research grant or fellowship with The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)or have already submitted an application for a TWAS programme within the same given year. Only one application per year is possible across all TWAS and OWSD programmes. Applicants will not be eligible to visit another institution in that year under the TWAS Visiting Professor programmes.
An exception is made for the OWSD-Elsevier Foundation awards (since applications are submitted by a nominator). In addition, the head of an institution who invites an external scholar to share his/her expertise under the TWAS Visiting Professor programmes may still apply for another programme.
The programme is administered with funds generously provided by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and is offered in partnership with host institutes throughout the developing world.
The general purpose of the fellowship programme is to contribute to the emergence of a new generation of women leaders in science and technology, and to promote their effective participation in the scientific and technological development of their countries.
The specific aims of the fellowship programme are:
Candidates can choose between two study schemes:
The OWSD fellowship covers:
The OWSD fellowship does not cover:
1. Candidates must confirm that they intend to return to their home country as soon as possible after completion of the fellowship.
2. Eligible countries
The list of eligible countries is also available here.
|Central African Rep.||Palestine (West Bank and Gaza Strip)|
|Congo||Sao Tome and Principe|
|Dem Rep. Congo||Sierra Leone|
|Ghana||Syrian Arab Republic|
|Lao People’s Dem Rep.||Yemen|
4. Eligible academic qualification
The minimum qualification is an MSc degree in one of the above listed study fields.
We strongly encourage eligible applicants to start gathering all requested documentation as soon as possible; sometimes it takes weeks to receive all relevant letters.
1. PhD research proposal outline
2. Degree certificates and transcripts
Candidates must submit copies of:
3. Curriculum Vitae
Candidates must submit their complete CV (including a list of publications, if available).
4. Preliminary acceptance letter
Candidates must submit a preliminary acceptance letter from at least one host institute.
5. Letter of commitment
Candidates must submit a letter of commitment from the prospective host supervisor confirming that the host institute has the resources (e.g. bench fees, laboratory equipment) required to undertake the project.
6. Reference letters
Candidates must submit two reference letters from senior scientists familiar with their work.
Candidates must submit a scanned copy of the passport page, which contains personal details (photo, document number etc.).
Candidates applying for a SANDWICH study scheme must, in addition, submit also the following documents:
8. Registration and No objection certificate
9. Supporting statement from home supervisor
The online application system will only accept applications complete in all parts, including the required documents. All documents must be uploaded through the online application system. Do not email any document to OWSD unless requested.
The OWSD Secretariat reserves the right to judge an application ineligible if the answers and/or documentation do not correspond to the specific question asked (e.g. blank documents, false certificates, outdated reference letters).
The fellowships are highly competitive and selection is based on scientific competence and merit. The candidate’s project proposal is given particular attention.
The applications will be reviewed by a panel of eminent scientists, appointed and chaired by OWSD.
Only selected applicants will be notified.
If selected for an OWSD fellowship, kindly note that OWSD must be informed by the awardee of additional/supplementary grants, funds and bursaries that have been awarded in connection with her PhD research programme, specifying the donor, amount, duration and purpose of the grant (which costs are meant to be covered). Any breach of this rule could lead OWSD to cancel the fellowship. If the awardee is recipient of a significant grant, OWSD may decide to reduce the fellowship support accordingly.
RESUME working on your application
Deadline for submission of applications: 30 May 2019
Is your focus of research on the area of marine micro plastic and macro plastic pollution and the effects on the environmental status of the marine environment? Do you have a strong academic profile and are you interested in contributing significantly to the development of the marine section and research of the Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Campus Roskilde, in a researcher position?
The position is available as soon as possible.
Department of Bioscience at Aarhus University invites applications for a 4 year research position within the topic marine plastic pollution with special emphasis on micro plastic.
The candidate’s research should focus on development, tests and applications of methods for sampling, processing, characterization and quantification of anthropogenic pollutant micro particles to increase our understanding of occurrence, fate processes and impact of plastic debris in aquatic environments with focus on Denmark and Greenland. The candidate will have access to a newly acquired FTIR spectrometer and will collaborate with other ongoing activities within the area. The candidate will join a research group of 5-6 scientists and technical staff and have close collaboration with scientists from other Danish universities within the newly established Velux-center “MarinePlastic”.
The successful candidate must have a PhD in environmental sciences or engineering, marine ecology or a closely related field. Documented experience with spectroscopic identification of polymer materials as well as chemometric data analyses, preferably using MATLAB is a clear advantage.
Research and advisory activities at the department are project-driven with a solid tradition in cross-disciplinary research and strong team collaboration. Thus, we are looking for a candidate with proven collaborative skills and the ability to enrich the scientific environment in the Department of Bioscience.
The present job profile covers research as well as advisory activities. The research shall support the Department’s leading role in providing advice to the Danish and Greenland authorities on environmental issues, including regional sea conventions and European Union directives. Dissemination of research results to managers, politicians and other stakeholders is an important task in the position.
It is also preferable to us that you have international experience. However, as a major part of our advisory activities are in Danish it is important that you acquire the Danish language both spoken and written within the first years, and relevant courses will be offered. It is also expected that you write and speak English fluently and have excellent communication skills.
The Department of Bioscience hosts research programs, teaching curricula and consultancy that cover all major biological sub-disciplines and we conduct world-class research in the areas of Aquatic Biology and Ecology, Arctic Environment and Ecosystems, Biodiversity and Conservation Biology, Genetics and Evolution, Microbiology, and Zoophysiology. The Department currently employs approximately 350 academic and technical staff and have around 75 PhD students and 500 BSc and MSc students.
The Department has a unique research environment at top international level in the field of aquatic biology and ecology. Our competencies cover a wide spectrum, from the biology of organisms to modelling water and nutrient cycles from land to sea. Research focus areas include human impact on species, the environment and the global nutrient cycle, the effects of global climate change on biological, chemical and physical processes in and around the aquatic environment, assessment of water quality and ecological status and studies on effects of measures that can be used to manage and reduce the loss of carbon, nutrients and pollutants to the aquatic environment. The activities take place at a national and international level with main activities in Denmark and Northern Europe, including the Arctic.
The Department of Bioscience, Roskilde, plays a leading role in providing advice to the Danish authorities on environmental issues including implementation and assessment of marine EU directives. We are deeply involved in the national marine monitoring programme (NOVANA), responsible for developing and revising technical guidelines, sampling and analysis of hazardous substances in sediment and biota, nutrients in water and biological parameters. Finally, we are responsible for data reporting to national and international databases. We have easy access to all large environmental databases, covering both the Arctic and the North- and Baltic Sea.
What we offer:
The position is a full time position for four years as a researcher at the Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University Campus Roskilde (Frederiksborgvej 399, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark). Our research builds upon a strong infrastructure including several smaller boats as well as the larger research vessel, Aurora. We also host a number of well-equipped research laboratories including ICP-MS, fluorescence spectrophotometer, GC-PFPD, HPLC, eDNA-facilities run by several lab technicians.
The Department offers a vibrant and informal research environment with longstanding traditions for collaboration with international university partners in the absolute elite and with the Danish Ministry of Environment and Food. The working environment at the Department is based on teamwork and close working relations with developed network activities among young scientists, and social activities. English is widely spoken and we welcome applicants from abroad. Read about the Danish work-life balance, special opportunities for junior researchers, and the services available when relocating to Aarhus University at www.au.dk/work.
Shortlisting is used. This means that after the deadline for applications and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the assessment committee if necessary, the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. The selection is made on the basis of an assessment of who of the candidates are most relevant considering the requirements of the advertisement. All applicants will be notified within 6 weeks whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee and will receive his/her assessment. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process.
Formalities and salary range
Science and Technology refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.
The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here.
Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities. (in Danish).
Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.
All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background. Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.
Aarhus University offers Relocation service to International researchers. You can read more about it here.
Alle ansøgninger skal være lavet online og modtaget senest:15.02.2019
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For more information on icipe go to http://www.icipe.org/
For an offline version of this information please click here
Any application received after this date will not be considered or acknowledged. Kindly note that only successful candidates will be contacted.
Download and complete the scholarship Application Form
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Once you have entered and uploaded everything, click the Continue button. This will take you to the Review your Entries page where you can review and change anything in your application. When you are satisfied with your application, click the Continue button to submit your application. This cannot be undone, so please make sure all your application information is correct before submitting. We will send an email acknowledgement when we receive your completed online application.
Q: May I submit my application by email?
A: No. Only applications submitted through the online platform here will be accepted.
Q: I am over the age limit. May I apply?
A: Yes, you may apply. We prefer to select candidates who are within the age limits. However, even if you are beyond the age limit you could still be selected if your application is very strong.
Q: May I submit my application in French?
A: No. Your application must be in English.
Q: I cannot upload one of my files. What is wrong?
A: (1) Perhaps your file is too large. The maximum size for any single file is 5 MB. Please reduce the file size if it is too large. (2) Perhaps your Internet is too slow or intermittent. It is highly recommended that you reduce the sizes of your files as much as possible to facilitate uploading. Also, try uploading your documents when internet traffic is low e.g. at night. (3) Perhaps you are trying to upload a file that is not one of the accepted file formats (Accepted formats: doc, docx, ppt, pptx, pdf, rtf, zip, rar, jpg, jpeg, png, bmp, tif)
Q: I have already registered for a PhD at a university. May I apply?
A: No. Successful PhD candidates will develop their proposals and then register at a university after they start their work at icipe.
Q: I have completed all the requirements for my Master’s degree but I have not yet graduated. May I apply?
A: Yes you may apply. Instead of the Master’s degree certificate please provide a letter from the university stating that you have completed all the requirements for the Master’s degree.
Q: I submitted my application online, but I did not receive an email application. What is wrong?
A: There are two possibilities: (1) you entered an incorrect email address, or (2) You did not actually submit your application. Please read the Application Procedure very carefully and redo your application.
Q: I obtained my Master’s degree more than 10 years ago. May I apply?
A: No. The Master’s degree must have been completed less than ten years ago at the time of application.
In case of any questions regarding the application, kindly contact:
Ms. Vivian Atieno,
Capacity Building Officer,
Capacity Building and Institutional Development Programme, icipe
Tel: +254 20 863 2272
Thank you in advance for considering this opportunity.
We look forward to receiving your application.
The course is organized by the project entitled “Establishing Metadata of Biodiversity Data Generated from Ramsar Sites in Tanzania” hosted in the College of Forestry, Wildlife and Tourism, Sokoine University of Agriculture. Facilitators of the course will be from Tanzania Biodiversity Information Facility (TanBIF) and Department of Ecosystems and Conservation SUA.
This part of the course aims to contribute to enhancing the capacity to plan and implement biodiversity data digitization efforts effectively and according to GBIF Standards. It will have a strong focus on the technical aspects of data mobilization — in particular everything related to the data lifecycle: planning, collation/collection digitization, management and online publishing in order to increase the amount, richness and quality of the data published through the GBIF network to enable biodiversity data holders to publish data in freely accessible formats for effective use of biodiversity data in conservation and socio-economic decision making. The event will have online and onsite components and both will have a strong practical approach including a significant component of group work.
To make best use of the activities around this workshop, the participants should possess the following skills and knowledge:
A maximum of 15 (fifteen) Participants will be admitted
The project will cover mid day tea/coffee, lunch and refreshments during sessions ONLY
30th January – 1st February 2019
Mode of Application
Postgraduate students in Ecosystems and Natural Resources Management are highly encouraged to apply
30th January, 2019
For more information please contact
Prof. PKT Munishi - Project coordinator
PO Box 3010, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro, Tanzania
Mobile phone: +2557 54 591 849
Mr. Paulo J. Lyimo
PO Box 3010, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro, Tanzania
Mobile phone+255 754 216031