Friday, 6 February 2009

60 Studentships University of Sheffield, UK

60 Postgraduate Studentships, University of Sheffield, UK
Up to 60 University Studentships for postgraduate studies are available at the University of Sheffield for entry in 2009-10. Awards are open to UK, EU and international applicants.

Deadline : 27 Feb 2009

General Description
The University of Sheffield, one of the top-ranked research-led universities in the UK is pleased to announce a major investment in the development of our postgraduate community. 60 University Studentships are available to students wishing to undertake postgraduate study in any Faculty of the University. The Studentships will provide tuition fees at the UK/EU rate, a maintenance grant of either £6,645 or £13,290 per annum, and a Research Training Support Grant.

Studentships are available as follows:
Faculty of Arts & Humanities: one-year Masters and three-year research degrees
Faculty of Engineering: three-year research degrees
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health: three-year research degrees
Faculty of Science: three-year research degrees
Faculty of Social Sciences (including Architectural Studies and Law): one-year Masters and three-year research degrees
(Note that the Faculty of Social Sciences particularly welcomes applications of an interdisciplinary nature).

Eligibility
The Studentships are available to applicants who will register on their first year of study with the University in 2009-10 on a full-time programme of postgraduate study. Awards are tenable for either one year (Masters) or three years (PhD), with the latter renewable subject to satisfactory progress.

Awards are open to UK, EU and international applicants. International applicants are only eligible providing they can demonstrate that they have sufficient funds to cover the difference between the UK and international students tuition fee.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should:
Complete an application for admission as a postgraduate student. Details of how to apply for admission can be found by following the link on the right. Applications for admission should be submitted as soon as possible. You can find a listing of all academic departments within the University by clicking on the link 'Departments and Services' at the top of this page.
Download the University Studentship Application Form and Departmental Statement from the download box on the right.
Read the notes of guidance carefully.
Arrange for two academic references to be completed.

Send all Studentship application material (i.e. the Studentship Application Form, two Studentship Reference Forms, and degree transcripts where appropriate) to the academic department in which you intend to study by Friday 27 February 2009 (or 31st March for Arts and Humanities applicants) at the latest. Details of departmental contacts can be found by clicking on the link on the right.

Following receipt of all relevant application material, the academic department will provide a supporting statement for each application that they wish to put forward to the Faculty Studentships Panel for consideration. The Studentship Application Form, Studentship Reference Forms, Transcripts and Departmental Statement will be submitted to the Research Office by the academic department by Tuesday 31 March 2009 at the latest.

Further Information
For initial enquiries, please contact Elaine McCourt,

Email:e.mccourt@shef.ac.uk


To download application and other relevant forms,
please visit the official link below.

(Download links are on the right-side)
http://www.shef.ac.uk/pgresearch/studentships/uos.html

ITRI Graduate Scholarship, Taiwan

ITRI Graduate Scholarship Programfor Masters degrees
This program is similar to the PhD program except that the scholarship provided is for Bachelor's Degree holders to study for a Master’s Degree (MS). Scholarship is provided for 2 years of study in a Master’s program at National Chiao Tung University or National Tsing Hua University, in exchange for a work commitment to ITRI following graduation of 2 years.

What does this Program Offer ?
Scholarship NT$360,000 per year.
Additional research stipend when participating in dissertation research projects at ITRI
Employment commitment to ITRI for 2 years after graduation
(Note: The scholarship offer to eligible students up to 2 years (MS degree) is contingent on annual review of academic performance. Scholarship holders failing to meet academic standards as required by partner universities may lose eligibility for this scholarship. Students must not apply for other scholarships for overseas students provided by their school or other institute)

Training Program at ITRI
Individual Research Advisor appointed by ITRI to assist and guide the coursework and thesis.
Internship opportunity at ITRI for project executing and acquiring practical experience.

Eligibility for Scholarship
Applicants must have excellent academic performance and moral character, and may not hold Republic of China (Taiwan) nationality nor be classed as overseas Chinese students.
Engineering, Technology Management, or related majors, Bechelor or Master degree.
Academic record and English ability must meet standards for university applied to.

Contact Information - Program Office (ITRI)
Mr. Daniel King, Ms. Camille Chang
Rm.315, Building 51, No. 195, Section 4, Chung Hsing Road, Chu-tung, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Tel : +886 3 591 7886 or +886 3 591 5516
Fax : +886 3 591 0015

Email :talent@itri.org.tw


Relevant Links for Further Information
PhD Scholarship link : Click here
Masters Scholarship link : Click here
About ITRI : Click here
NCT University: Click here
NTH University: Click here

Graduate Scholarship Program, Taiwan

Graduate Scholarship Program,Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI),
Taiwan

The ITRI Graduate Scholarship Program offers foreign degree holders a comprehensive scholarship to pursue their postgraduate studies (Ph.D or Masters degrees) in Taiwan, while joining collaborative research projects between Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and two outstanding science and technology universities of Taiwan, National Chiao-Tung University (NCTU) and National Tsing-Hua University (NTHU).

Deadline : 31 March 2009


ITRI Graduate Scholarship Programfor PhD degrees
If you are looking for the best development opportunity for yourself in the exciting technology frontier, this is the program to make your dream come true. The ITRI Graduate Scholarship Program offers foreign MS degree holders a comprehensive 4-year scholarship to pursue their Ph.D. in Taiwan, while joining collaborative research projects between Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and two outstanding science and technology universities, National Chiao-Tung University (NCTU) and National Tsing-Hua University (NTHU).


Why Study in Taiwan ?
Taiwan is among the world’s most important high-tech centers, particularly renowned for computer, communication and consumer electronic (3C) products and technologies.
Taiwan is one of the most active countries in technology innovation. The total number of US patents issued to Taiwanese Nationals has ranked number 4 worldwide for the past 5 years running.
Taiwan is one of the most vibrant regions for technology entrepreneurship, the essential foundation for economic development.
Taiwan is centrally located near major Asian markets.
Taiwan offers a unique blend of traditional culture and modern convenience.

Why Join this Program ?
Pursue your doctoral degree at either NCTU or NTHU, two world-class science and engineering universities.
Participate in the grand challenge research programs at ITRI, most prominently in interdisciplinary areas.
Work and learn with some of the most outstanding researchers in the world.
Connect with the top-notch high-tech companies and R&D institutes in Taiwan for employment opportunities.

What does this Program Offer ?
Monthly scholarship of NT$30,000(~US$900).
Full tuition fees during the Ph.D. studies.
Additional research stipend when participating in dissertation research projects at ITRI.
Employment opportunity at ITRI after graduation.
(Note: This program extends the scholarship and tuition offer to eligible students up to 4 years depending on annual review of academic performance. Students failing to meet academic standards as required by partner universities will lose eligibility for this offer).

Focus Areas of this Program
Information and Communication Technologies
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Optoelectronics and Photonics

Eligibility for Application
Proof of foreign citizenship
Proof of a Master’s degree or equivalent
Graduate GPA of at least 3.4 or equivalent academic performance
TOEFL (if applicable) score of 550 or above for paper -based test (213 for computer-based test).
For the GRE comprised of Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytical sections, a total score of 1650 or above is required. For the new GRE version comprised of Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytical. Writing sections, a minimum of 400 is required on Verbal, 650 on Quantitative, and 3.5 on Analytical Writing.

Application Procedure
Application submissions should be made to the Program Office.
Required Documents (please send originals by post unless otherwise indicated):
Application Form (Click here to download)
Current CV / Resume (may be sent by e-mail)
Letter of Application (Statement of Purpose) (may be sent by e-mail)
Academic Transcript (Graduate degree)
TOEFL and GRE test scores (Direct from testing service)
At least two recommendation letters from professors.
Applicants with working experience should provide one additional recommendation letter from a supervisor at work.
Any other supportive materials for demonstrating academic excellence (published papers, technical reports, etc.)
Other documents as required by partner universities that you apply for.

Before applying, please visit the NTHU and/or NCTU websites and then indicate in your Letter of Application which university (NTHU, NCTU or both), which specific departments, and if possible which Professors or research projects are of interest to you.
Applications are processed on a rolling basis as they are received. For more information about application, contact the Program Office (below).

Final Application Deadline for Fall 2009 entry: March 31, 2009.
Notice of acceptance will be issued no later than June 30, 2009.

Contact Information - Program Office (ITRI)
Mr. Daniel King


Email:danking@itri.org.tw

Tel: +886 3 591 7886
Ms. Hsiu-mei Chien,
Email:chienhsiumei@itri.org.tw

Tel: +886 3 591 2994
or Email :itriphd@itri.org.tw
Postgraduate Studentships,Lero Graduate School in Software Engineering

The Lero Graduate School in Software Engineering (LGSSE) offers a four-year PhD program provided jointly by the four leading Irish Universities involved in Lero (Dublin City University, Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin and University of Limerick). Fully funded PhD studentships are available for the year 2009.

Deadline : 28 Feb 2009

Program Description
The first year includes taught modules in research theory and practice, as well as technical software engineering modules. Also during the first year the candidate will prepare a research proposal that will be the basis for a three year individual research project. In this way LGSSE combines the best features of the European and US models of PhD education.

Studentships
We are now offering generous four-year PhD studentships covering stipend, equipment and fees, awarded on a competitive basis. The scholarship will include stipend, fees and also some travel/equipment to a value of €23,000 per annum. This amounts to almost €100,000 over the 4 years. The closing date for scholarship applications is 28th of February 2009.

English Language Requirements
The TOEFL score required is a minimum of 550 and IELTS is 6.5. If you have a score close to this we can review your application and there is a possibility you can be accepted on the course if you attend classes in the language centre. Also if we request it you will need to provide a letter from your University informing us that you have the required english language skills.

Research Interests for this program
Please review the LGSSE researchers page at http://www.lgsse.ie/lgsseresearchers.html

Application Procedure
Please fill out an application form on http://www.lgsse.ie/applicationform.html. You can download it in PDF, Word or Open Document Format.

Then email it to lgsse@lero.ie

once it has been completed along with transcripts, english language certificate (TOEFL or IELTS if applicable) and research proposal (if any).

Further Information

Please visit the official website for any further information

Website: www.lgsse.ie

Email: lgsse@lero.ie

KAUST Discovery Scholarships, Saudi Arabia

KAUST Discovery Scholarships, Saudi Arabia

The KAUST Discovery Scholarships are for students who are currently enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program and would like to attend KAUST in 2010 or 2011. The KAUST Discovery Scholarship is designed to ensure that highly talented students who are qualified and eligible to enroll in KAUST will receive full financial support, including tuition costs, a living stipend, and summer and career enrichment program. Upon graduation, these students will enter KAUST as master's degree students in September 2010 or 2011, to complete their graduate studies on a fully funded scholarship.

Deadline : until filled

Eligibility
Students may apply for a KAUST Discovery Scholarship directly, or they may be nominated by a professor at their institution.

To apply for the KAUST Discovery Scholarship, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:
Be currently enrolled in a bachelor's/first university degree program in a KAUST-relevant field of study.

Current field of study must be in a KAUST-relevant area, such as Engineering, Mathematics, or the Physical, Chemical and Biological Sciences.
Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent in other international grading systems.

Ability to enroll at KAUST in 2010 or 2011.
Must submit a minimum TOEFL score of 79 on the IBT (Internet Based Test) or 6.0 on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) before application will be considered for admission. Only official TOEFL or IELTS scores, will be accepted. TOEFL or IELTS scores for tests administered by an educational institution for admission to that particular institution, are not acceptable. A TOEFL or IELTS score is not required if the applicant is a native speaker of English or received a degree from a university in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia or New Zealand Our university code for the TOEFL exam is 4107. Please use this code to request test scores to be sent to us.

Official bachelor’s university transcript (must be in English to be accepted). A scan of the official transcript must be uploaded into the online application form and a hard copy, in a university sealed envelope, must be mailed to:

Institute of International EducationAttn:
KAUST Transcripts1800
West Loop South, Suite 250
Houston, Texas 77027USA

Demonstrate academic and research interest and/or leadership potential. Ability to travel outside home country to attend KAUST development activities.

Selection Criteria

KAUST has developed a fair, consistent and transparent selection process for the KAUST Discovery Scholarship. Applicants will be evaluated by the following criteria:
Academic achievement
First university or bachelor’s field of study
Commitment to KAUST goals
Statement of Purpose
Demonstrated leadership abilities
Involvement in related extracurricular activities
Commitment to matriculate at KAUST upon graduation
Interview with KAUST representatives or faculty (for finalists only)

Benefits

If you are awarded the KAUST Discovery Scholarship, KAUST will provide the following benefits:
For the remainder of your first university or bachelor's degree program of study, you will receive:
Full tuition to complete your first university or bachelor's degree at your current institution
A living stipend based on your current city and country of residence
An allowance to purchase textbooks
An allowance to purchase a laptop
All economy class travel costs associated with your participation in KAUST-sponsored enrichment activities throughout the remainder of your first university or bachelor’s degree program.
Upon the completion of your first university or bachelor's degree program, you will receive:
Admission into a master's degree program upon meeting the program's admission requirements at the KAUST campus in Saudi Arabia
A full scholarship at KAUST, including tuition, housing and travel costs

Apply Now Online
There are four components to the KAUST Discovery Scholarship application:
Online student section with Statement of Purpose
Letters of recommendation. You must have a miniminum of 2 letters of reference submitted on your behalf. Letters of reference are extremely important and should be written by professors or advisors under whom you have pursued research or taken courses in your major field of study.
Official university record of achievement (transcripts)
Official TOEFL or IELTS English language proficiency score Applicants who are unable to produce an English language proficiency test score by the deadline may still apply. If selected, the award offer will be considered conditional until the student can provide a satisfactory test score at a later date.
Click here to apply now

Application Deadline
For earliest consideration for a KAUST Discovery Scholarship, completed applications should have been received by January 16, 2009. KAUST will continue to accept applications after this date until enrollment needs are met.

Contact Details for Further Information

Contact Information for Student Applicants: scholarships@kaust.edu.sa

Office: +1 (713) 621-6300, ext 23Fax: +1 (713) 621-0876

Contact Information for Current Recipients:
Office: +1 (713) 621-6300, ext 23Fax: +1 (713) 621-0876

Contact Information for University Faculty/Administrators/Recommenders:
Office: +1 (713) 621-6300, ext 23Fax: +1 (713) 621-0876

Institute of International EducationAttn:
KAUST Transcripts1800
West Loop South, Suite 250Houston,
Texas 77027USA

Official Link
http://www.kaust.edu.sa/admissions/discovery-scholarships.aspx

OFID Scholarship Award 2009/10

OFID Scholarship Award 2009/10

OFID (The OPEC Fund for International Development) is pleased to announce that qualified undergraduate students are welcome to apply for the OFID Scholarship 2009/10. The OFID Scholarship will be awarded to support an undergraduate student from any developing country, to pursue higher education in a relevant field of development, in any recognized university/college in the world.

Deadline : 30 June 2009

Through its scholarship scheme, OFID aims to help highly motivated, highly driven individuals overcome one of the biggest challenges to their careers – the cost of advanced professional or graduate training. The winner of the OFID Award will receive a scholarship of up to US$100,000 The funds will be spread over a maximum of two years, toward the completion of a Master’s degree, or its equivalent, at an accredited educational institution, starting in the autumn of the academic year 2009/10.

Eligibility
To be eligible the candidate must meet ALL of the following criteria:
Must be between the ages of 23-32 at the time of submitting his/her application.
Must be a graduating student with a Baccalaureate from a four-year, accredited college/university, or its equivalent.
Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 rating system, or its equivalent.

Must be matriculated at an accredited university for the upcoming academic year starting September 2009, and must maintain full-time status for the duration of the Masters Degree.
Must be a national of a developing country (please see list of eligible countries below)
Must select a subject of study that pertains to OFID’s core mission, such as: economics of development (poverty reduction, energy and sustainable development), environment (desertification), or other related science and technology fields.


Application and Required documents
Application should be submitted online. Applicants should submit following required documents

scholarship@ofid.org

A completed on-line application form (link below).
A scanned copy of the last university degree or certificate.
A scanned letter of acceptance from your chosen educational institution, confirming your admission, subject of study and duration of the Master’s degree program (must not exceed a maximum of two years).
A proof of meeting any prerequisites, including language proficiency.
A short essay – of about 250 words in English – giving reasons for applying for OFID’s scholarship, explaining your educational goals, and clearly describing how you will use the experience gained from your Masters degree studies to help in the development of your home country.
Two letters of recommendation from professors and/or lecturers at applicant's present university.


Notes for Applicants
Applicants are responsible for gathering and submitting all necessary information. Applications will be evaluated based on the information provided. Therefore, all questions should be answered as thoroughly as possible. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Once an application has been submitted, no changes will be allowed on it.
OFID will not consider applications received through a third party.

Please do not call or email OFID to ask if your application has been received, or to inquire about your status.

Please note that only the winner will be notified.
All materials submitted become the property of OFID and will not be returned to the applicant.
Applicants must complete the on-line application form and essay requirement, and must email the required materials to OFID’s email address provided below. All materials including the on-line application, recommendations, and other required information must be received no later than June 30, 2009.


Disbursement of the Scholarship Fund
The terms and conditions of payment will be determined in coordination with the student upon his/her selection in accordance with the following guidelines:
The tuition fees, including any supplementary examination fees, as may be required by the academic institution, will be paid by OFID directly to the academic institution. Health insurance will be paid in accordance with the institution’s own standard medical scheme.
A monthly allowance to cover living expenses, books and accommodation, will be transferred to the student’s own personal bank account on a quarterly basis.
Prior to the start of his/her first year studies, the student will be paid a relocation grant, equal to two-month allowance. OFID will also pay for travel costs from the nearest airport to the student’s place of residence, to the nearest airport to the chosen place of study. Upon completion of the studies, the student will be paid the cost of one-way air ticket to his/her home country.


Eligible Countries
In addition to nationals of OFID Member States, nationals of the following countries are also eligible:
Africa :Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cote d`lvoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome& Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Asia and the Middle East: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Korea DR, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Lebanon, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen
Latin America and the Caribbean: Antigua Barbuda , Belize, Barbados, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Grenada, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guyana, Haiti, , Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Panama, St. Christopher, St. Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
Europe: Albania , Bosnia Herzegovina


Relevant Links

Online application:

http://www.ofid.org/scholarship/application.aspx
Official Announcement: http://www.ofid.org/Scholarship_Default/ScholarshipApplication2009.aspx

Sunday, 1 February 2009

Research Assistant positions, UAE

Research Assistant positions,Research Center at College of IT United Arab Emirates University, UAE

The Research Assistant Positions are available in High Performance Computing and Grid Computing at the Research Center, College of IT, United Arab Emirates University, UAE.

Research Assistant will parallelize and implement applications on top of an HPC infrastructure (Oil Reservoir simulator, bioinformatics, etc.), work on other projects on middleware and parallel programming models, etc.

For more information, have a look at the link: http://www.hafeet.uaeu.ac.ae/hpgcl/


Required qualifications
candidate must have done a master degree in computing, distributed systems or equivalent field. Experience in C, C++ programming languages. Experience in Java programming language is a plus. Must speak and write English fluently.

Contact for further Information
Dr Leila Ismail
Email: leila@uaeu.ac.ae

20 PhD Stipends/Fellowships, Bremen, Germany

20 PhD Stipends/Fellowships, 6-8 Post-doc Stipends/Fellowships

Graduate School of Social Sciences, Bremen, Germany


The Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) invites applications to its Ph.D. and Postdoc program. BIGSSS is an inter-university institute of the University of Bremen (UB) and Jacobs University. 20 PhD and 6-8 Postdoc stipends/fellowships are available at Bremen International Graduate School of Social Science, Germany. Non-German students are strongly encouraged to apply.

Deadline : 15 March 2009

The program is funded by the German Excellence Initiative. The program provides close supervision of dissertation work within a demand-tailored education and research framework. BIGSSS is part of an international network of highly acknowledged graduate programs. It supports its Ph.D. and Post-doc Fellows in achieving early scientific independence, provides funds for conducting, presenting and publishing their research. The language of instruction is English.

PhD Fellowships

Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) seeks candidates with strong academic abilities and a Master's degree (or equivalent) in political science, sociology, psychology, law, economics or other social science disciplines. We offer Ph.D. stipends of 1250 euros/month for 36 months, contingent on successful completion of each year.

Postdoc Fellowships

We seek candidates pursuing English-language publication projects either from their dissertation (by making findings available to an international audience through a book or journal article) or from a new project. Postdoc stipends of 1750 euros/month may run from 6 to 24 months. The competition is open to candidates who have received a doctorate in political science, sociology, psychology, law, economics or other social science disciplines within the last 3 years, or who can be expected to finish prior to commencing their post-doc stay.


Research Fields

Successful applicants for the Ph.D. and Post-doc Fellowships will pursue a topic in one of BIGSSS' five Thematic Fields:

  • Global Integration
  • Integration and Diversity in the New Europe
  • Social Integration and the Welfare State
  • Attitude Formation, Value Change and Intercultural Communication
  • Life-Course and Lifespan Dynamics.


PhD fellowships will start on 1st September 2009, Post-docs may start later. Non-German students are strongly encouraged to apply. BIGSSS strives to increase the share of women in the university and hence also strongly encourages women to apply. Applicants with disabilities who are equally qualified will be favored.


Further information and Contact details

Applications may be sent until March 15, 2009 to the following address (Electronic application is encouraged):
Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences
Prof. Dr. Steffen Mau, Dean
Universit├Ąt Bremen
PF/PO Box 330440
28334 Bremen
Germany


More information as well as lists of required application materials can be found at:
http://www.bigsss-bremen.de/

Official Announcement (pdf, right click to save)

Masters Program at United Nations University for Peace

Headquartered in Costa Rica, the United Nations-mandated University for Peace (UPEACE) was established in 1980 as a Treaty Organization by the UN General Assembly. As determined in the Charter of the University and endorsed by the UPEACE Council, the mission of the University for Peace is: "to provide humanity with an international institution of higher education for peace with the aim of promoting among all human beings the spirit of understanding, tolerance and peaceful coexistence, to stimulate cooperation among peoples and to help lessen obstacles and threats to world peace and progress, in keeping with the noble aspirations proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations."

At present, the UPEACE Costa Rica Campus has 150 students from 55 different countries, making it one of the most diverse universities in the world for its size. UPEACE is the only institution in the UN family authorized to grant degrees at the Master's and Doctoral levels. The language of instruction is English.

Graduates of the University for Peace go on to work in the United Nations system, others international organizations and NGOs, academia, private companies. For more information about UPEACE alumni visit " Upeacebuilders: the UPEACE Alumni Network Website" at

http://www.upeacebuilders.org/

Degrees offered:
-- MA in Environmental Security and Peace
-- MA in International Law and Human Rights
-- MA in International Law and Settlement of Disputes
-- MA in Peace Education
-- MA in Gender and Peacebuilding
-- MA in International Peace Studies
-- MA in Media, Peace, and Conflict
-- MA in Natural Resources and Peace
-- MA in Natural Resources and Sustainable Development (with American University)

Programs in Development:
-- MA in Responsible Business Administration and Peace (MRBA)
-- MA in Sustainable Economic Development and peace
-- MA in Health, Disability, and Peace

Application deadline:

The deadline for applications is February 28th, 2009 for the 2009-2010 academic year.

Complete information about the application process is available on the UPEACE website at
http://www.upeace.org/

MBA Opportunities @ Facebook

Facebook is quickly expanding its reach across the world, but we're still a small company. As an MBA candidate, there are great opportunities across the organization to grow with us and make an impact. Check out some of the opportunities below.

Business Development

  • Source and negotiate partnerships that generate revenue streams and user growth
  • Leverage your business development or corporate development experience in digital media, mobile, or consumer Internet

Internationalization

  • Use your international experience and language skills to develop and execute user growth programs, as well as identify new partnership opportunities
  • Leverage your experience in the consumer Internet space and your extensive network of contacts in international markets

Monetization

  • Develop new products, define product and market requirements, and drive go-to market strategies from concept to execution
  • Balance revenue objectives with user growth targets and other Company goals
  • Think analytically about the business model strategy, and work closely with Facebook engineers to build new products
  • Leverage your product experience in consumer Internet advertising

Facebook Platform

  • Evangelize Facebook Platform and make it the world's most advanced social platform
  • Shape Platform strategy, grow our developer ecosystem, and ensure developer success
  • Leverage your product management or product marketing experience to drive the direction of Facebook Platform

Meet our team

We will be recruiting on-campus for this position at the schools listed below. For more information on when we'll be visiting your campus, please see the Meet Us section of the University tab. Please remember, in order to be considered for an on-campus interview, you must submit your resume through your college/university's career services website.

Schools for 2008-09 on-campus MBA recruiting:

Berkeley - Haas, Harvard Business School, MIT - Sloan, Northwestern - Kellogg, Stanford GSB

Source : http://www.facebook.com/jobs/university/

Engineering @ Facebook

Facebook is quickly expanding its reach across the world, but we're still a small company. As a Facebook software engineer, there are great opportunities to grow with us and make an impact. Here's what makes our Engineering team unique.

Build widely used products

Facebook is now used by over 100 million people around the world. Our engineers generate product ideas that are at the forefront of technology, and they're empowered to guide these ideas from whiteboard to production.

  • Work with exceptional design and user experience teams
  • Help develop the 4th most-trafficked website in the world (comScore)
  • Work on the largest photo-sharing site in the world, with over 5 billion photos

Innovate in a fast-paced, startup environment

At Facebook, we move fast. Our rapid development cycle is supported by tools that always keep us operating ahead of the curve. Write code and have it running on the site only a few days later - see the impact you're making in real-time.

Solve tough, technical problems

Facebook is constantly challenged to scale quickly and efficiently, but we have some of the best engineers working together to solve today's toughest technical problems.

  • Help develop the second most-trafficked PHP site and one of the largest MySQL installations in the world
  • Build with PHP, C++, Python, Java, Erlang, and even a little bit of ML
  • Help manage the largest user of memcached
  • Enhance our custom-built search engine that serves millions of queries a day
  • Grow Facebook Platform, one of the world's most advanced social platforms

Work with talented people

Our engineers enjoy a high-energy environment where they can work with peers who are equally talented and passionate.

Meet our team

We will be recruiting on-campus for this position at the schools listed below. For more information on when we'll be visiting your campus, please see the Meet Us section of the University tab. Please remember, in order to be considered for an on-campus interview, you must submit your resume through your college/university's career services website.

Schools for 2008-09 on-campus recruiting for Engineering:

Berkeley, Brown, Caltech, Carnegie Mellon, Columbia, Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Texas, UCLA, Washington, Waterloo, Wisconsin

Don't see your school on this list? Submit a great solution to one of our puzzles and catch our attention. For more information, visit: Facebook Puzzles, The Facebook Engineering page

Source : http://www.facebook.com/jobs/university/


 
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