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  • 1. Здравствуйте, дорогие получатели рассылки! Предлагаем Вам 508-й выпуск электронной рассылки для кыргызстанских выпускников программ Госдепартамента США. Вы получаете данное сообщение потому, что Вы либо являетесь выпускником программы обмена, спонсируемой правительством США, либо Вы запросили данную информацию. В настоящее время в списке получателей рассылки зарегистрировано более 1000 электронных адресов. Электронная рассылка для кыргызстанских выпускников программ Госдепартамента США предназначена для информирования о мероприятиях, проводимых для выпускников, а также для распространения новостей и объявлений от АЙРЕКС, АКСЕЛС, Посольства США в Кыргызстане и других организаций о вакансиях, грантовых программах, стипендиях для учебы и стажировок и других возможностях для личного, академического и профессионального роста. Информация рассылается один раз в неделю. Вы вправе распространять ее среди всех заинтересованных лиц. Для Вашего удобства, теперь выпуски электронной рассылки доступны по адресу: http://www.facebook.com/IREXKyrgyzstan Если Вы желаете распространить какую-либо информацию по данной рассылке, пожалуйста, отправьте соответствующее сообщение на адрес alumni- kg+owners@irex.org не позднее 13:00 каждую среду. Сообщения, отправленные напрямую на электронный адрес рассылки, блокируются. Сегодня 17 июля. В этом выпуске: 1) ANNOUNCEMENTS/ОБЪЯВЛЕНИЯ: 1. КОНКУРС ДЛЯ УЧАСТИЯ В ШКОЛЕ СОЦИАЛЬНОГО ПРЕДПРИНИМАТЕЛЬСТВА 2014. ПОСЛЕДНИЙ СРОК ПРИЕМА ЗАЯВОК: 15 АВГУСТА, 2014 Г. 2. RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME FOR OSCE COUNTRIES IN COPENHAGEN OR VIENNA. DEADLINE: OCTOBER 1, 2014 3. ADVANCED ACADEMIA FELLOWSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS 2014 IN SOFIA, BULGARIA. DEADLINE: OCTOBER 1, 2014 4. THOMSON REUTERS VIDEO NEWS COURSE IN TBILISI, GEORGIA. DEADLINE: AUGUST 1, 2014 5. 2014 KOFI ANNAN BUSINESS SCHOOL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS. DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 6. JIANGXI PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP, CHINA. DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 20, 2014 7. THE DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS AT DRESDEN LEIBNIZ GRADUATE SCHOOL. DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 8. THE SNORRI STURLUSON ICELANDIC FELLOWSHIPS 2015. DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31, 2014 9. POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME 2014, IRAN. DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 10. THE ASIAN PEACEBUILDERS SCHOLARSHIP (APS), THE NIPPON FOUNDATION. DEADLINE: AUGUST 28, 2014 2) VACANCIES / ВАКАНСИИ: 1. VACANCY: RESEARCH FELLOW, THE INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION (IPPA). DEADLINE: JULY 31, 2014 2. ВАКАНСИИ: ЭКСПЕРТЫ НА ОКАЗАНИЕ УСЛУГ ПО РАЗРАБОТКЕ ТРЕНИНГОВЫХ МАТЕРИАЛОВ УЧЕБНОГО ЦЕНТРА ЗАКОНОТВОРЧЕСТВА, УЧЕБНЫЙ ЦЕНТР ЗАКОНОТВОРЧЕСТВА (УЦЗ) КЫРГЫЗСКОЙ ГОСУДАРТСВЕННОЙ ЮРИДИЧЕКОЙ АКАДЕМИИ ПРИ ПОДДЕРЖКЕ ПРОГРАММЫ USAID/DFID ПО СОДЕЙСТВИЮ ЖОГОРКУ КЕНЕШУ КЫРГЫЗСКОЙ РЕСПУБЛИКИ (KPSP). ПОСЛЕДНИЙ СРОК ПРИЕМА РЕЗЮМЕ: 20 ИЮЛЯ 2014 Г. 3. ВАКАНСИЯ: АДМИНИСТРАТИВНЫЙ АССИСТЕНТ, ГЕРМАНСКОЕ ОБЩЕСТВО ПО МЕЖДУНАРОДНОМУ СОТРУДНИЧЕСТВУ (GIZ), ПРОГРАММА «УЛУЧШЕНИЕ КАЧЕСТВА ЖИЗНИ ПУТЕМ АДАПТАЦИИ К КЛИМАТИЧЕСКИМ ИЗМЕНЕНИЯМ В КЫРГЫЗСТАНЕ И ТАДЖИКИСТАНЕ» ОБЪЯВЛЯЕТ О ВАКАНСИИ: «АДМИНИСТРАТИВНЫЙ АССИСТЕНТ». ПОСЛЕДНИЙ СРОК: 25 ИЮЛЯ 2014 Г. 4. ВАКАНСИЯ: СПЕЦИАЛИСТ ПО АДМИНИСТРАТИВНЫМ ВОПРОСАМ, ГЕРМАНСКОЕ ОБЩЕСТВО ПО МЕЖДУНАРОДНОМУ СОТРУДНИЧЕСТВУ (GIZ), ПРОГРАММА «УЛУЧШЕНИЕ КАЧЕСТВА ЖИЗНИ ПУТЕМ АДАПТАЦИИ К КЛИМАТИЧЕСКИМ ИЗМЕНЕНИЯМ В КЫРГЫЗСТАНЕ И ТАДЖИКИСТАНЕ» ОБЪЯВЛЯЕТ О ВАКАНСИИ: «АДМИНИСТРАТИВНЫЙ АССИСТЕНТ». ПОСЛЕДНИЙ СРОК: 25 ИЮЛЯ 2014 Г. ************************************************* ANNOUNCEMENTS/ ОБЪЯВЛЕНИЯ ************************************************* 1. КОНКУРС ДЛЯ УЧАСТИЯ В ШКОЛЕ СОЦИАЛЬНОГО ПРЕДПРИНИМАТЕЛЬСТВА 2014. ПОСЛЕДНИЙ СРОК ПРИЕМА ЗАЯВОК: 15 АВГУСТА, 2014 Г.
  • 2. Ассоциация социальных предпринимателей объявляет конкурс на участие в Школе социального предпринимательства (ШСП) по проекту «Молодежное социальное предпринимательство» в рамках программы «Jasa.kg» Международного молодежного фонда при финансовой поддержке USAID. Для участия в конкурсе приглашаются активные молодые лидеры,имеющие идеи для решения социальных проблем посредством создания доходо-приносящего социального предприятия. Кандидаты на участие должны быть из следующих регионов страны: новостройки г.Бишкек; г.Кара-Балта, Чуйская обл.; Ошская обл.; Жалал-Абадская обл.; Иссык-Кульская обл.; Нарынская обл. Данная программа ШСП включает в себя теоретические основы социального предпринимательства, бизнес планирования, а также практические навыки составления организационного и финансового плана, ведения инвестиционного анализа, а также мотивационные встречи с успешными социальными предпринимателями, бизнесменами и потенциальными инвесторами. По окончании Школы социального предпринимательства участники должны будут подготовить и презентовать свои проекты по социальному предпринимательству. Лучшим проектам будет оказана мини грантовая поддержка. В рамках ШСП будут организованы 2 тренинговых модуля. Каждый модуль состоит из 5 образовательных дней. Планируемые сроки проведения модулей: первый модуль: с 15 по 20 сентября 2014 второй модуль: с 10 по 15 октября 2014 Отбор будет проводиться в II тура. 1. Отбор по заявкам (до 15 августа 2014) 2. Собеседование (до 29 августа 2014) Критерии отбора: • Возраст: от 18 до 28 лет; • Опыт реализации социальных проектов (предпочтителен, но не обязателен); • Конкретная идея создания социального предприятия, которая решает и/или смягчает конкретную социальную проблему в обществе; • Мотивация к обучению социальному предпринимательству, ответственность, лидерские качества; • Обязательное 100% посещение всех тренингов; • Реализация проектов по социальному предпринимательству по окончании тренингов Участники программы ШСП будут выбраны среди заявленных кандидатов в результате конкурса, на основе ниже указанных документов: • Заполненная заявка на участие (форма заявки прилагается ниже, также можно найти на сайте www.ase.kg); • Резюме Документы должны быть высланы по электронной почте по адресу: zayavka.sse.kg@gmail.com до 15 августа 2014 года. В случае если у Вас есть дополнительные вопросы, просим обращаться по телефону (312) 42-52-93; (0555) 71-02-19, zayavka.sse.kg@gmail.com или г.Бишкек, 7 мик-н, 34 (ул.Жукеева-Пудовкина, АСП). Сайт АСП: www.ase.kg Форму заявки можете скачать здесь: http://goo.gl/l151vs 2. RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME FOR OSCE COUNTRIES IN COPENHAGEN OR VIENNA. DEADLINE: OCTOBER 1, 2014 Deadline: 1 May /1 October Open to: graduate students of political science, law and international relations from universities in OSCE countries Fellowship: housing, stipend of 564 Eur monthly Description
  • 3. The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly International Secretariat regularly engages eight or nine graduate students of political science, law and international relations from universities in OSCE countries as Research Fellows. The primary duty of the Fellows is to conduct substantive research on various projects for the Assembly and to provide assistance to its officials and staff members. Research Fellows regularly prepare briefing reports for parliamentary delegations, including for election observation missions and official visits by Parliamentary Assembly Members. They also assist in the planning and execution of meetings of the Assembly, work with Assembly Committees, follow the work of OSCE Field Missions, and assist in the drafting of various Assembly reports. In addition, Fellows are at times asked to help draft speeches and statements and write papers on special projects undertaken by the Assembly’s Secretariat. They also assist with day-to-day practical work in the office such as copying, filing and other necessary chores. Fellowship Fellowship positions are granted for six month periods. Housing is provided free of charge and all Research Fellows receive a small stipend of 564 euros per month, which covers minimum living expenses in Copenhagen or Vienna. Students join the International Secretariat in order to gain practical experience in the field of international affairs, and the Assembly, in turn, benefits from increased language capacity as well as a strong research capacity. Eligibility The Secretariat mainly recruits graduate students between the ages of 21 and 26 with strong research and writing abilities and a solid academic background. Specific interests in the politics of the OSCE region, and particularly the former Soviet Union, are desirable. Excellent written and spoken English is required as this is the working language, and one other official OSCE language (French, German, Italian, Russian or Spanish) is desirable. Computer skills for word-processing and research are also necessary. All Fellowships demand a six month time commitment. Application The deadline for the Autumn intake is 1 May of each year. The deadline for the Spring intake is 1 October of each year. Applications must include: the completed Application Form a short cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a transcript of grades; two letters of recommendation; and a recent photograph. Please submit completed applications to: Dana Bjerregaard Assistant to the Secretary General OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Tordenskjoldsgade 1 1055 Copenhagen K, Denmark Tel.: +45 33 37 80 40 Fax: +45 33 37 80 30 E-mail: dana@oscepa.dk For more information visit the official website http://www.oscepa.org/about-osce-pa/international- secretariat/staff/research-fellowship 3. ADVANCED ACADEMIA FELLOWSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS 2014 IN SOFIA, BULGARIA. DEADLINE: OCTOBER 1, 2014 Deadline: 1 October 2014 Open to: non-Bulgarian citizens holding PhD Fellowship: monthly stipend 700 Eur, accommodation, travel allowance, research allowance Description Center for Advanced Study Sofia provides in-residence fellowships of two- to five- month duration to post- doctoral non-Bulgarian researchers. Junior as well as Senior scholars are invited to apply for the period 1 October 2015 – 28 February 2016. The selected Fellows will take part in the regular Fellow seminars and the other scientific events organized by the Centre (workshops, conferences, lectures, etc.) and are invited to present and discuss their project in lectures or seminars. The results of their work shall be summarized in a paper (in English), to be published in the electronic CAS Working Paper Series.
  • 4. Eligibility • Be non-Bulgarian citizens; • Have completed a PhD in the fields of the humanities and social sciences; • International research experience (participation in projects and refereed conferences) and publications in peer-reviewed academic editions are strong advantages. • Fellowship • A monthly stipend of 700 euro (liable to 10% income tax) to cover living expenses related to the stay in Sofia. • Accommodation in Sofia, comprising living quarters and working space. The Fellows will also have free access to the CAS library and electronic resources/databases. • Travel allowance (400 euro) • Research expenses (100 euro p.m.) Application Application deadline is 1 October 2014. All application documents Application Form, Reference Form and Application Checklist should be presented in English and sent by e-mail to dimov@cas.bg with a subject entry “Advanced Academia Fellowships”. For further information visit the official website http://cas.bg/en/news/call-for-applications-advanced-academia- fellowships-for-international-scholars-1691.html 4. THOMSON REUTERS VIDEO NEWS COURSE IN TBILISI, GEORGIA. DEADLINE: AUGUST 1, 2014 Deadline: 1 August 2014 Open to: journalists from Central Asia Venue: 15-19 September 2014, Tbilisi, Georgia Description The Thomson Reuters Foundation offers a weeklong training program to teach journalists creative approaches to producing television news stories.Training course will take place in Tbilisi, Georgia on 15-19 September 2014. This five day training course teaches creative approaches to producing TV news stories. Subjects include research, writing for TV, camera work and editing. Lectures are supported by practical exercises and video examples. The class is run by senior Reuters television journalists. Participants will learn to research, write for television, conduct camera work and edit. Lectures will be supported by practical exercises and video examples. Eligibility In order to be considered eligible to apply, you must fulfill all of the following criteria: • Applicants must be broadcast journalists from Central Asia and currently working as a journalist or regular contributor to broadcast media organisations; • Applicants must be able to demonstrate a commitment to a career in journalism in their country, must have at least two years' professional experience; • have a good level in spoken and written English; • If you have been on a Thomson Reuters Foundation training programme within the last two years you will not be eligible to apply; Costs The Thomson Reuters Foundation offers bursaries that will cover accommodation and travel expenses for participants who are traveling to Tbilisi. Bursaries would include economy travel expenses (for participants travelling to Georgia) and accommodation. This arrangement is subject to variation. Application • A biography of up to 250 words outlining your career. • Two recent examples of your published work, preferably relevant to the course for which you are applying, with a brief summary in English (if necessary). TV/Radio journalists can send in their scripts and a brief summary. • A statement of between 250-500 words describing any experiences you have had in presenting television/radio programmes, reporting, script writing, producing/video-editing. Explain how you hope to benefit from the course for which you are applying.
  • 5. In order to apply, register http://trustorg.force.com/training/training_quiz?cid=Course005781 The official web-page http://www.trust.org/course/?id=a05D000000KtjxdIAB 5. 2014 KOFI ANNAN BUSINESS SCHOOL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS. DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 Deadline: 30 September 2014 Open to: bachelor’s degree holders from developing countries Fellowship: full tuition and fees of €38,000 and a monthly stipend for living expenses Description Each year European School of Management Technology in cooperation with the Kofi Annan Business School Foundation offers master fellowships at ESMT. The fellowship is open to the talented students from developing countries. The Kofi Annan Business School Foundation provides fellowships for talented and motivated students from developing countries that allow them to obtain a university degree in Europe at one of the academic partners of the Kofi Annan Business School Foundation. Partner schools are ESMT, Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School (Belgium) and Hogeschool Utrecht (Netherlands). Fellows are expected to commit to returning to their home country or region to participate in the development of the local or regional economy. Scholarships are allocated based on academic excellence, personal and professional achievement, particularly strong leadership potential, and superior interpersonal skills. This scholarship is available at ESMT through the ESMT Circle of Friends. Eligibility Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree, be resident in one of the UN’s Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) or Palestine. Fellows are expected to commit to returning to their home country or region to participate in the development of the local or regional economy. Least developed countries: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Rep. of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Togo, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Kiribati, Myanmar, Nepal, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Yemen and Haiti. Landlocked developing countries: Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Rwanda, Swaziland, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Laos, Mongolia, Nepal, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Macedonia, Bolivia, and Paraguay. Fellowship The total value of the fellowship is €58,000. Fellows will have a full scholarship from ESMT plus fair compensation for costs like travel, accommodation, and program-related fees. Support: Travel, visa, housing, insurance, placement, networking. Application Application deadline is September 30th, 2014. The mode of applying is online on https://app.hobsons.co.uk/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantConnectLogin.asp?id=esmt Potential applicants may also submit a short form for a preliminary check to determine whether they are eligible to apply. 6. JIANGXI PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP, CHINA. DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 20, 2014 Deadline: 20 September 2014 Open to: international candidates Scholarship: 25,000 RMB (ca. 2900 EUR) per year for doctoral and master students; 20,000 RMB (ca. 2300 EUR) per year for bachelor students; and 6,000 RMB (ca.600 EUR) for visiting scholars staying in China for at least 6 months
  • 6. Description In order to attract more outstanding international students to come to study in higher education institutions and expand the scale of the international students in Jiangxi Province and enhance Jiangxi’s international reputation, Jiangxi Provincial Government has set up Jiangxi Provincial Government Scholarship for International Students and the quota of the scholarship has already been distributed to each higher education institution including our university. Eligibility The scholarship is open for outstanding international students and scholars. Applicants (freshmen) who apply for this Scholarship should have a good academic basis. After the new international students enter Nanchang Hangkong University, the university will organize a Math and an English exam to test the applicants’ capability and skills, and the results will be major criteria for determining scholarship awarding and the commission will refer to the results of courses you learned in your Secondary School. Scholarship The scholarship is used for students to pay for registration fee, tuition fee, accommodation fee, fee for basic learning materials, fee for internship; and to buy Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Protection Scheme. So when the students in Nanchang Hangkong University get the scholarship, the money will be used to pay for all the fees for the next academic year. There will be provided: 25,000 RMB (ca. 2900 EUR) per year for doctoral and master students; 20,000 RMB (ca. 2300 EUR) per year for bachelor students; and 6,000 RMB (ca.600 EUR) for visiting scholars staying in China for at least 6 months. According to the stipulations concerning Jiangxi Provincial Government Scholarship for International Students, more than 80% of the quotas of scholarship have to be used to enroll freshmen and less than 20% of the quotas of scholarship can be used for the students who are not freshmen students. Application In order to receive the application form, contact the International Office of the University; • Provide the copy of your passport; • Provide the copy of your health examination; • Write a Study Plan in China (for freshmen); • Provide the copies of notarized highest school graduate certificates or diploma and notarized transcripts. • All this documents must be submitted to the International Students’ Office before 20 September 2014. Contact the University about any questions in regard to the language of instruction. Read more about the scholarship programme http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua/scholarshipdetailen.aspx? cid=105&id=2933 7. THE DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS AT DRESDEN LEIBNIZ GRADUATE SCHOOL. DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 Deadline: 15 September 2014 Open to: Master degree in Spatial Planning and Development (including City and Regional Planning, Urban Regeneration, Landscape Planning, Traffic Planning), Geography, Economics, or Environmental Sciences Fellowship: monthly stipend, roundtrip airfare, funds for academic programme, research related costs Description The DLGS – Dresden Leibniz Graduate School is jointly run by the Technische Universität Dresden (TUD), the Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development, Dresden (IÖR), and the Academy for Spatial Research and Planning, Hannover (ARL). The DLGS offers Doctoral Fellowships for up to three years. Applications are reviewed once a year. The focus of the Graduate School is “Urban and Regional Resilience – Managing Change for Sustainable Urban and Regional Development”. Doctoral candidates investigate new concepts for managing change in sustainable urban and regional development. A detailed description of lines of research and topics can be found here. Eligibility This announcement addresses excellent graduates (holding an M.A., M.Sc. or equivalent, and a master’s thesis graded good or equivalent, corresponding to 2 or better under Germany’s grading system in Spatial Planning and Development (including City and Regional Planning, Urban Regeneration, Landscape Planning, Traffic Planning), Geography, Economics, or Environmental Sciences. No more than four years should have passed since the applicant gained his/her master level degree.
  • 7. Applications from outside Germany are particularly welcome. All applicants must be fluent in spoken and written English (in general confirmed by some form of official certification) and be comfortable working in teams. Successful applicants must take up residence in Dresden in order to be present regularly / daily at DLGS premises during working hours. Fellowship holders must comply with the regulations for a doctoral degree issued by the relevant faculties of the Technische Universität Dresden. Fellowship The fellowship provides the following: a fixed monthly stipend for the fellows’ living expenses in Dresden (determined by the DFG – German Research Foundation), funds to attend the DLGS academic programme (including German lessons for non-native speakers of German language), limited funds for project-related travel and other research expenses,and the round-trip airfare to Germany (both subject to approval by the DLGS management board). There is no additional family supplement provided to fellows accompanied by a partner and/or children. Application Please submit your application by using the DLGS online application system http://www.dlgs-dresden.de/dlgs- fellowships/1-registration/ Deadline for the application for the next DLGS cohort (2015 – 2017) is September 15, 2014. Selection interviews for this cohort are planned via Skype for the fourth quarter of 2014. For more information visit the official website HERE http://www.dlgs-dresden.de/dlgs-doctoral-fellowships/call- for-fellowship-applications/ 8. THE SNORRI STURLUSON ICELANDIC FELLOWSHIPS 2015. DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31, 2014 Deadline: 31st October each year. Open to: writers, translators and scholars (not to university students) from outside Iceland Remuneration: based in principle on travel expenses to and from Iceland, plus living expenses while in the country Description Annually, the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies invites applications for the Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships. The Snorri Sturluson Fellowships are granted to writers, translators and scholars (not to university students) in the field of humanities, from outside Iceland, to enable them to stay in Iceland for a period of at least three months, in order to improve their knowledge of the Icelandic language, culture and society. Fellowships are awarded in the field of humanities. The Snorri Sturluson Fellowships are awarded for a period of at least three months. Eligibility Citizens from outside Iceland are eligible to apply. Preference will, as a rule, be given to a candidate from Eastern or Southern Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America or Oceania. Remuneration and benefits The amount of the fellowship is based in principle on travel expenses to and from Iceland, plus living expenses while in the country. Application There are no special application forms for the fellowships. Applicants should submit a brief but thorough account of the purpose of their stay in Iceland, specifying period of stay, as well as details of education and publications. Applications should be sent by ordinary mail (no e-mail application). Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31st October each year. Further Official Scholarship Information and Application http://www.arnastofnun.is/page/styrkir_snorra_sturlusonar_en 9. POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME 2014, IRAN. DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 Deadline: 15 September 2014 Open to: PhD holders in a field of science and/or technology from a developing country other than Iran Fellowship: covers accommodation, medical care, research expenses and a monthly allowance for food, local transport, pocket money and other personal needs Description
  • 8. TWAS and Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology are inviting applications for the TWAS- IROST postdoctoral fellowship programme. Fellowships are available for young scientists from developing countries (other than Iran) who wish to pursue postdoctoral research in natural sciences at the Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST) in Iran. Fellowships are awarded in the field of natural sciences (Agricultural Sciences, Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology, Biological Systems and Organisms, Chemical Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences and Physics) at the Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology. The language of instruction is English. Eligibility The applicant must: • be permanent resident in a developing country (other than Iran); • not hold any visa for temporary or permanent residency in Iran or any developed country; • hold a PhD degree in a field of science and/or technology completed less than 5 years ago; • provide evidence that s/he will return to their home country on completion of the fellowship; • not take up other assignments during the period of his/her fellowship; • be regularly employed in a developing country and hold a research assignment there; • be accepted at an IROST department participating in the scheme and provide an official acceptance letter from the head of the department; • provide evidence of proficiency in English. Fellowship IROST will provide a monthly allowance in Iranian Rial for the duration of the fellowship to cover food, local transport, pocket money and other personal needs. The monthly allowance will not be convertible into foreign currency. IROST will also cover accommodation, daily medical care and research expenses. Application The call for applications is open until 15 September 2014. Applicants should submit the acceptance letter from an IROST department to TWAS when applying or by the deadline at the latest. Without preliminary acceptance, the application will not be considered for selection. Reference letters must be on letter-headed paper, signed and sent as attachments via e-mail to TWAS. The subject line must contain IROST/PDoc and the candidate’s surname. The letters can be submitted either by the referee or by the applicant directly. Alternatively, letters should be sent in sealed envelopes by post. Only signed reference letters can be accepted. Applicants to the TWAS-IROST Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme should send their application to TWAS. Contact details: TWAS Fellowships Office ICTP Campus, Strada Costiera 11 34151 Trieste, Italy Tel: +39 040 2240 314 Fax: +39 040 2240 689 E-mail: fellowships@twas.org 10. THE ASIAN PEACEBUILDERS SCHOLARSHIP (APS), THE NIPPON FOUNDATION. DEADLINE: AUGUST 28, 2014 The Asian Peacebuilders Scholarship (APS), a Dual Campus Master of Arts Programme, is a shared initiative of The Nippon Foundation, the UN Mandated University for Peace (UPEACE), and Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU). The objective of the programme is to train young Asian professionals to become peace building practitioners, ready to take up leading positions in organisations across the globe. The programme offers intensive, specialised language training to facilitate participation of professionals with lower levels of English proficiency, as well as the hands-on design and implementation of an intensive field project in Asia. MA coursework in an areas related to peace building (various specialisations available) and global politics are undertaken at UPEACE and AdMU respectively. Description of the Scholarship
  • 9. This 18 - 21 month (depending on English proficiency) intensive academic programme begins in March 2015 and is accomplished in five terms: • Language training at AdMU in the Philippines (6 months for candidates with intermediate English, 3 months for candidates with advanced English). • MA coursework at the UPEACE Campus in Costa Rica (various specialisations available). • MA coursework at the AdMU campus in the Philippines. • The implementation of a field project. • MA coursework at AdMU campus in the Philippines. Thirty admitted applicants will be granted a full scholarship, provided by The Nippon Foundation. This includes: all tuition fees, the language-training module, academic materials, air travel, living expenses and basic insurance during the period of studies. The APS offers theoretical and practical post graduate education to young Asian professionals from diverse cultures and backgrounds, providing them with a deep understanding of the central issues of peace building. Participants will broaden their knowledge base and will be able to engage with the major concepts, themes and debates within peace studies, preparing themselves for work with NGOs, governments, aid agencies, the UN and other organizations. Furthermore, this programme empowers participants to conceptualize the key challenges faced by the international community, as well as the most promising potential courses of action through an interdisciplinary and multicultural perspective. Academic Schedule From March to June 2015 (The Philippines), English Module 1: Intermediate English Training: Accepted applicants with an intermediate level of English language proficiency will participate in this first module of English Training. The intensive 3-months English training will focus on grammar, syntax and sentence formation in all four aspects of language learning: listening, speaking, reading and writing. This module thus prepares the student for the advanced English training. From June to August 2015 (The Philippines), English Module 2: Advanced Academic English Training: Applicants with a high level of English language proficiency will start the programme with English module 2, together with the students who successfully completed Module 1. The students in Module 2 are expected to have close to perfect grammar, very few mistakes in sentence structure, confidence in public speaking and presentation, and proficiency in listening to academic lectures. The language instruction in English Module 2 will be integrated with an Academic Content Class. This will help the students to contextualize their language competencies in the Social Sciences and Peace Studies fields by increasing their vocabulary and analytical skills in these fields. The course also prepares the students for their upcoming MA coursework at the UPEACE campus in Costa Rica and their internship in an international organization with English as the working language. From August 2015 to May 2016 (Costa Rica), Specialised MA Coursework: Students will continue their studies in one of the Specialised MA Programmes offered by UPEACE: • International Law and Human Rights • International Law and the Settlement of Disputes • Gender and Peace Building • International Peace Studies • Peace Education • Media, Peace and Conflict Studies • Urban Governance and Peace • Responsible Management and Sustainable Economic Development • Environment, Development, and Peace, with possible specialisation in: • Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) • Climate Change Policy (CCP) • Environmental Security and Governance (ESG) • Sustainable Natural Resource Management (SNRM) From June to July 2016 (The Philippines), Specialised Asia-focused Coursework: Students will pursue two specialised courses with a focus on Peace building in Asia. From July to September 2016 (Asia), Field Project: Participants will implement field projects in Asia, principally in the Philippines.
  • 10. From September to Early November 2016 (The Philippines), Specialised Asia-focused Coursework: Students will pursue an additional two specialised courses with a focus on Peace building in Asia. Late November (The Philippines), Graduation Who is Eligible to Apply? Applications are accepted from students all over Asia, with preference given to students who: • Have at least 2 years work experience in a relevant field; • Have Bachelor’s degree from a reputable institution; • Demonstrate a compelling desire to work on issues related to peace and conflict; • Demonstrate a commitment to learning in an international and multi-cultural environment. • Are from countries where English is not widely spoken, particularly Japan, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Indonesia, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and the Philippines. Career Prospects Graduates of the APS are working in Peace building all over Asia and beyond. Examples of employment are: • Conflict Sensitivity Specialist, UNDP, Kyrgyzstan • Gender Consultant, Office of the Presidential Advisor on the Peace Process, Philippines • Education Officer, UNICEF, Uganda • Human Resource Coordinator, IOM, Vietnam • Programme Coordinator, Save the Children, Japan • Procurement Officer, UN World Food Programme, Italy • Economic Development Researcher, Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Lebanon • Project Manager, Global Environmental Organization, China • Project Officer, Vansemberuu Health Project, Mongolia • Partnership Assistant, Asian Development Bank, Philippines • Research Consultant, Family Health International, Thailand • For more information, please see our FAQ section. To apply, please click here http://www.upeace.org/admissions/partnership-programmes/asian-peacebuilders- scholarship APPLICATION DEADLINE: 28 August 2014 ************************************************** VACANCIES / ВАКАНСИИ: ************************************************** 1. VACANCY: RESEARCH FELLOW, THE INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION (IPPA). DEADLINE: JULY 31, 2014 Department: Institute of Public Policy and Administration Duty Station: Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic Timeline: 1 September 2014 – 1 September 2016 Deadline: 31 July 2014 The Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA), launched in 2011 as the first initiative of UCA’s Graduate School of Development, aims to foster stimulating, innovative and rigorous inquiry into public policy issues related to the socio-economic development of Central Asia. The Institute contributes to sound public policy and administration in the region by: • Conducting research on regional issues drawing on local and international expertise; • Publishing and disseminating credible, peer-reviewed findings; • Offering professional development to governments and civil society; • Tailoring undergraduate and graduate programs to meet emerging demands for policy analysis; and • Sparking insight and debate through outreach and engagement events. • IPPA research and training initiatives focus on • Economic policy, including regional economic relations and trade, economics of development, and regulatory and microeconomic policy; • Efficient spending and management of public services in three areas central to human welfare and government budgets: education, health and social protection; and
  • 11. • Good governance, including the development of evidence-based policies through effective and inclusive processes. Main Duties and Responsibilities: • Produce research reports, journal articles, policy papers, briefing notes, and other materials as required; • Participate in the design and implementation of interdisciplinary, applied research within the thematic areas outlined above; • Contribute to IPPA capacity building programmes as teacher/trainer; • Provide substantial input into development of IPPA’s work plans, research questions, project concept notes, training materials, and field research guides; • Participate and contribute to coordination of research dissemination and follow-up activities; • Work closely with UCA's Development and Donor Relations Department to develop research proposals and manage external research grants; • Develop IPPA as a knowledge and resource hub for researchers, practitioners, and policy makers interested in public policy and administration; • Other relevant duties as required. Required Qualifications and Experience • PhD in economics, public policy, public administration, political or social sciences, or interdisciplinary area; candidates who have almost completed their PhDs will be also considered; • Demonstrated independent research skills and publications in refereed journals; • Strong quantitative and qualitative research skills including processing large databases, developing surveys, conducting interviews/focus groups etc.; experience in econometric modeling is an asset; • Teaching experience is desirable; • High motivation for development of research partnerships; • Ability to work in developing economy environment and effectively communicate with partners and stakeholders from different cultural and educational backgrounds; • Familiarity with policy processes and policy community with a focus on Central Asia; • Willingness and ability to travel both across the region and internationally, sometimes extensively; • Good written and oral communications skills in English and Russian; knowledge of Central Asian languages is an asset. Please send a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references to hr.recruitment@ucentralasia.org by 31 July 2014. For more information and other job opportunities, please visit our website: http://www.ucentralasia.org/current_vacancies.asp Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 2. ВАКАНСИИ: ЭКСПЕРТЫ НА ОКАЗАНИЕ УСЛУГ ПО РАЗРАБОТКЕ ТРЕНИНГОВЫХ МАТЕРИАЛОВ УЧЕБНОГО ЦЕНТРА ЗАКОНОТВОРЧЕСТВА, УЧЕБНЫЙ ЦЕНТР ЗАКОНОТВОРЧЕСТВА (УЦЗ) КЫРГЫЗСКОЙ ГОСУДАРТСВЕННОЙ ЮРИДИЧЕКОЙ АКАДЕМИИ ПРИ ПОДДЕРЖКЕ ПРОГРАММЫ USAID/DFID ПО СОДЕЙСТВИЮ ЖОГОРКУ КЕНЕШУ КЫРГЫЗСКОЙ РЕСПУБЛИКИ (KPSP). ПОСЛЕДНИЙ СРОК ПРИЕМА РЕЗЮМЕ: 20 ИЮЛЯ 2014 Г. Учебный Центр законотворчества (УЦЗ) Кыргызской Государтсвенной Юридичекой Академии при поддержке Программы USAID/DFID по содействию Жогорку Кенешу Кыргызской Республики (KPSP) объявляет конкурс среди местных экспертов на оказание услуг по разработке тренинговых материалов Учебного центра законотворчества. УЦЗ будет проводить интенсивные курсы по законодательной технике и экспертизе законопроектов, а также будет организовывать мероприятия по укреплению потенциала сотрудников законодательных органов, повышения их знаний и навыков, необходимых для качественной разработки законов и подзаконных актов. Слушателями Учебного центра выступят эксперты аппаратов Жогорку Кенеша КР, Правительства КР, Президента КР, Министерства юстиции КР, а также представители гражданского и бизнес сообщества, участвующие в разработке и экспертизе нормативно-правовых актов. Техническое Задание Тематики тренингов: 1. Основы нормотворческого процесса 2. Нормотворческая техника 3. Правовая экспертиза законодательства 4. Антикоррупционная экспертиза законодательства
  • 12. 5. Экологическая экспертиза законодательства 6. Правозащитная экспертиза законодательства 7. Гендерная экспертиза законодательства 8. Анализ регулятивного воздействия законодательства (АРВ) 9. Лингвистическая экспертиза законодательства Кандитатам следует указать тематики тренингов, в по которым он может разработать учебный курс (кандидат может указать, как одну, так и несколько тематик тренинга) По каждой тематики тренинга предпологается разработка материала учебного курса с использованием интерактивных и иных иновационных методов обучения. Материалы учебного курса: • программа учебного курса • содержание учебного курса; • задания для самостоятельной работы; • тестовые задания; • примеры из практики и решений судов; • вопросы и задания для итоговой оценки слушателей; • презентации к учебному курсу; • методические рекомендации для тренеров; • форма анкеты обратной связи; • иные необходимые материалы для учебного курса. Срок выполнения тех задания – 2 месяца. Подходящий кандидат должен соответствовать следующим критериям: • Опыт разработки тренинговых материалов, методических пособий и иных учебных материалов; • Высшее образование в области юриспруденции, экономики, государственного и муниципального управления и других наук; • Опыт разработки, экспертизы и/или участие в разработке, экспертизе проектов НПА; • Знание основ юридической техники‚ основных требований‚ предъявляемых к порядку анализа НПА; • Опыт практической деятельности в сфере нормотворчества; • Опыт проведения тренингов желателен; • Отличные навыки анализа и разработки документов; Резюме и сопроводительное письмо, с указанием тематики тренингов, в по которым кандидат может разработать учебный курс и с описанием соответствующего опыта работы должны быть предоставлены в электронном виде на адрес LDTCua@gmail.com не позднее 20 июля 2014г. с пометкой «эксперт УЦЗ». 3. ВАКАНСИЯ: АДМИНИСТРАТИВНЫЙ АССИСТЕНТ, ГЕРМАНСКОЕ ОБЩЕСТВО ПО МЕЖДУНАРОДНОМУ СОТРУДНИЧЕСТВУ (GIZ), ПРОГРАММА «УЛУЧШЕНИЕ КАЧЕСТВА ЖИЗНИ ПУТЕМ АДАПТАЦИИ К КЛИМАТИЧЕСКИМ ИЗМЕНЕНИЯМ В КЫРГЫЗСТАНЕ И ТАДЖИКИСТАНЕ» ОБЪЯВЛЯЕТ О ВАКАНСИИ: «АДМИНИСТРАТИВНЫЙ АССИСТЕНТ». ПОСЛЕДНИЙ СРОК: 25 ИЮЛЯ 2014 Г. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH (Германское общество по международному сотрудничеству) Программа «Улучшение качества жизни путем адаптации к климатическим изменениям в Кыргызстане и Таджикистане» объявляет о вакансии: «Административный ассистент» Эффективно, действенно и с ориентацией на партнеров – так мы поддерживаем людей и общества по всему миру в осуществлении ими деятельности, направленной на расширение перспектив и формирование устойчивых условий собственного существования. Являясь германской федеральной компанией, GIZ оказывает поддержку правительству Федеративной Республики Германия в реализации поставленных им задач в сфере международного сотрудничества в целях содействия устойчивому развитию. Должностные обязанности: • осуществление административной поддержки работы программы • прием и распределение телефонных звонков • ведение документооборота‚ деловой переписки‚ подготовка документов • осуществление устных и письменных переводов
  • 13. Обязательные требования: • высшее образование • опыт работы на аналогичной должности не менее 1 года • компьютерная грамотность и умение работать с офисной техникой • свободное владение русским, кыргызским, английским и/или немецким языками • хорошие организаторские способности Резюме, сопроводительное и рекомендательные письма на английском или немецком языках с пометкой «Administrativeassistant» не позднее 17 часов 30 минут 25 июля 2014 г. отправить по e-mail: vacancy- slz@giz.kg Только наиболее подходящим кандидатам будет сообщено о дате собеседования. 4. ВАКАНСИЯ: СПЕЦИАЛИСТЬ ПО АДМИНИСТРАТИВНЫМ ВОПРОСАМ, ГЕРМАНСКОЕ ОБЩЕСТВО ПО МЕЖДУНАРОДНОМУ СОТРУДНИЧЕСТВУ (GIZ), ПРОГРАММА «УЛУЧШЕНИЕ КАЧЕСТВА ЖИЗНИ ПУТЕМ АДАПТАЦИИ К КЛИМАТИЧЕСКИМ ИЗМЕНЕНИЯМ В КЫРГЫЗСТАНЕ И ТАДЖИКИСТАНЕ» ОБЪЯВЛЯЕТ О ВАКАНСИИ: «АДМИНИСТРАТИВНЫЙ АССИСТЕНТ». ПОСЛЕДНИЙ СРОК: 25 ИЮЛЯ 2014 Г. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH (Германское общество по международному сотрудничеству) Программа «Сохранение биоразнообразия и сокращение бедности посредством управления орехоплодовыми лесами и пастбищами местным сообществом» объявляет о вакансии: Специалист по административным вопросам Эффективно, действенно и с ориентацией на партнеров – так мы поддерживаем людей и общества по всему миру в осуществлении ими деятельности, направленной на расширение перспектив и формирование устойчивых условий собственного существования. Являясь германской федеральной компанией, GIZ оказывает поддержку правительству Федеративной Республики Германия в реализации поставленных им задач в сфере международного сотрудничества в целях содействия устойчивому развитию. Должностные обязанности: • административная поддержка работы программы • поддержка при составлении бюджета программы • планирование финансовых ресурсов и мониторинг расходов • подготовка договоров закупки услуг и товаров • ведение кассовых операций и работа с банком • ведение документооборота‚ деловой переписки‚ подготовка документов Обязательные требования: • высшее образование в сфере экономики и финансов • опыт работы в аналогичной должности не менее 3 лет • опыт работы в международных организациях, опыт в администрировании проектов – преимущество • навыки в области планирования финансовых ресурсов и бухгалтерского учета • компьютерная грамотность и умение работать с офисной техникой • свободное владение русским, кыргызским, английским и/или немецким языками Резюме, сопроводительное и рекомендательные письма на английском или немецком языках с пометкой «Administrativeprofessional» не позднее 17 часов 30 минут 25 июля 2014 г. отправить по e-mail: vacancy- nr@giz.kg Только наиболее подходящим кандидатам будет сообщено о дате собеседования. ******************************************** END OF THE 508TH LISTSERV ISSUE *********************************************

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