Each year, United Nations University-International Institute for Global Health offers postdoctoral fellowship in Global Health at UNU-IIGH in Malaysia. Applicants of developing countries are eligible for applying this fellowship. The period of the postdoctoral fellowship is twelve months. These five fellowships cover monthly stipend, accommodation and airfare and provide internet facility. English language proficiency is required. The deadline for applications for the fellowship is 31st October 2013.
Study Subject(s): This fellowship is awarded in Global Health at UNU-IIGH in Malaysia.
Course Level: This fellowship is for pursuing postdoctoral programme at UNU-IIGH in Malaysia.
Scholarship Provider: United Nations University -International Institute for Global Health
Scholarship can be taken at: Malaysia
Eligibility: Applicants must have obtained a PhD (or at least successfully defended his/her Ph.D. thesis) in an area broadly associated with the UNU-IIGH thematic directions described above prior to 18th June 2011 the application deadline. Language proficiency in English is essential. Applicants from developing countries and women are particularly encouraged to apply.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Students of developing countries (Afghanistan, Gambia, Mozambique, Bangladesh, The Guinea, Myanmar, Benin, Guinea-Bisau, Nepal, Burkina Faso, Haiti, Niger, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Cambodia, Korea, Dem Rep., Sierra Leone, Central African Republic, Kyrgyz Republic, Somalia, Liberia, Tajikistan, Comoros, Madagascar, Tanzania, Malawi, Togo, Congo, Dem. Rep, Eritrea, Mali, Uganda, Ethiopia, Mauritania, Zimbabwe, Albania, Indonesia, Samoa, Armenia, India, São Tomé and Principe, Belize, Iraq, Senegal, Bhutan, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Bolivia, Kosovo, South Sudan, Cameroon, Lao PDR, Sri Lanka, Cape Verde, Lesotho, Sudan, Congo, Rep., Marshall Islands, Swaziland, Côte d’Ivoire, Micronesia, Fed. Sts., Syrian Arab Republic, Djibouti, Moldova, Timor-Leste, Egypt, Arab Rep., Mongolia, Tonga, El Salvador, Morocco, Ukraine, Fiji, Nicaragua, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Nigeria, Vanuatu, Ghana, Pakistan, Vietnam, Guatemala, Papua New Guinea, West Bank and Gaza, Guyana, Paraguay, Yemen, Rep., Honduras, Philippines, Zambia, Angola, Ecuador, Palau, Algeria, Gabon, Panama, American Samoa, Grenada, Peru, Antigua and Barbuda, Iran, Islamic Rep., Romania, Argentina, Jamaica, Russian Federation, Azerbaijan, Jordan, Serbia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Seychelles, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Latvia, South Africa, Botswana, Lebanon, St. Lucia, Brazil, Libya, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Suriname, Chile, Macedonia, FYR, Thailand, China, Malaysia, Tunisia, Colombia, Maldives, Turkey, Costa Rica, Mauritius, Turkmenistan, Cuba, Mexico, Tuvalu, Dominica, Montenegro and Uruguay) can apply for this fellowship.
Scholarship Description: Each Fellow is expected to help strengthen the intellectual capacity of UNU-IIGH and enhance the spirit of the academic community. Under the supervision and general direction of the Programme/Research Fellow, each fellow will work on specific research projects, or initiatives, and may be responsible for activities in one or more issue areas. Responsibilities may include: general research and writing activities, contributing to the development of research agendas, assisting in the definition of methodologies and advanced research approaches, assisting in the design and development of course materials, developing and managing scientific networks, organizing conferences and seminars, developing promotional materials, formulating funding proposals, preparation and presentation of research within the UNU-IIGH community, contribution to the UNU-IIGH Working Paper Series, and preparation of other possible in-house and external publications.
Number of award(s): Five postdoctoral fellowships are offered.
Duration of award(s): The Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme targets five fellowship positions each year for a period of twelve months.
What does it cover? Fellows will be provided with their own desk within a dedicated study area in the Institute, a networked PC, and full Internet access. The fellowship provides a monthly stipend of USD3, 000. Eligibility for a second 12-month appointment may be considered based on the Fellow’s performance. 5 Accommodation: Postdoctoral Fellows will be responsible to look their own accommodation. Limited assistance to locate suitable accommodation maybe acquired from the Institute. Travel Arrangement: UNU-IIGH provides fellows with return air tickets between his/her country of residence and the Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: The mode of applying is electronically or by post.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications for the fellowship is 31st October 2013.