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Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS)

Swedish Institute grants scholarships to a large number of master’s programmes starting in the autumn semester 2018. This scholarships created for those who have ambition, leadership experience and a strong professional background.

The Swedish Institute is a public agency with a staff of approximately 140 employees with offices in Stockholm and Paris. The aim is to create confidence in Sweden and to communicate Sweden and Swedish skills, experience and values in a broad perspective.

 

Scholarship Host

Swedish Universities

Field of Study

Almost all major (Please check their official website for list of master’s programmes that are eligible for SISS).

Level of Study

Master programme

Intended Group

Citizens of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burkina-Faso, Cambodia, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Ghana, Indonesia, Iran, Vietnam, and countries on the DAC list of ODA recipients (Please see Swedish Institute official website for more information)

 

Available Seats

Around 180 scholarships.

Scholarship Value

  • Full tuition fees, directly paid to Swedish Universtiy.
  • Living expenses of SEK 9,000/month
  • Travel grant of SEK 15,000, only for one-time payment for the entire scholarship period.
  • Insurance against illness and accident
  • Membership of the SI Network for Future Global Leaders(NFGL)
    – a platform to grow your network and experience, while in Sweden
  • Membership of the SI Alumni Networkafter your scholarship period – a platform for further professional development and to stay in touch

 

 

Application Deadline

9 February 18

Applicant Eligibility

  • You should have 3.000 hours of full-time or part-time employment, could be include voluntary work, paid/unpaid internship, and/or position of trust.
  • Pay the required tuition fee according to the information at University Admissions. Kindly contact University Admissions directly regarding questions related to application and tuition fee.
  • Has an offer from University (including conditional offer) to one of the eligible master’s programmes by 6 April 2018. If you are listed as reserve, you will not be considered for an SI scholarship. There are no scholarships available for late admissions.
  • Demonstrate leadership experience froom employment, voluntary work, and/or internship after high school studies.
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How to Apply

  • Firstly, you may apply for up to four master’s programmes at se, between 16 October 2017 – 15 January 2018.
  • Then apply for an SI scholarship between 2-9 February 2018
  • You will receive notification from University Admissions, only applicants who are admitted, including conditionally admitted, to one of the eligible master’s programmes by 6 April 2018, will be considered for an SI scholarship
  • About 180 successful SI scholarship recipients of SISS 2018/2019 are announced at  26 April 2018.
  • Each successful scholarship recipient receives an official scholarship offer by email during 26-27 April 2018.
  • If you receive an offer your are required to accept or reject this offer by the deadline indicated in the offer.  It is your responsibility to make sure that the email address you filled in your application is correct to be able to be notified about the offer.

 

 

Scholarship Website

https://si.se/en/apply/scholarships/swedish-institute-study-scholarships/

Postgraduate Scholarships

Reseracher, temporary position

The National Centre for Cellular Imaging (CCI) at the University of Gothenburg, is one of the leading academic imaging facilities in Sweden providing expertise and access to advanced microscopy to the research community, both locally and at other Swedish universities and abroad.

The CCI offers high-end microscopy techniques for researchers in the various fields of life science, but also chemistry, physics, material science. The equipment includes several laser scanning (confocal and multiphoton) microscopes, a large number of other fluorescent microscopes, laser microdissection microscope, super-resolution microscopes, as well asscanning and transmission electron microscopes. The scientific staff at the CCI assists researchers in the experimental designing and planning of microscopy experiments and provides the in-depth training for the operation of the microscopes and for specific imaging techniques. Additionally, support is provided in the processing, rendering and analysis of the acquired datasets.

Job assignment    

The CCI is now looking for an experienced Scientific Officer in advanced light microscopy.The purpose of this post is to facilitate the development of novel imaging and analysis methods in close collaboration with PI’s to apply these methods to their specific research questions. The main tasks for the post holder will include advice in sample preparation, imaging, training, maintenance and operations in advanced light microscopy. The position does not include own research.

Job description:  

You will work in the Centre for Cellular Imaging advanced microscopy facility. 1) educating and training core facility users in to select and apply the appropriate advanced light microscopy techniques, using a wide range of biological specimens and experimental approaches; 2) supporting our users, by assisting and training them in sample preparation; 3) giving advice on the design of imaging experiments in order to optimize output and research activities, especially in functional microscopy (FRET, FRAP, etc.), multiphoton and super-resolution microscopy; 4) giving support in image processing and analysis, by educating users in the fundamentals of imaging processing as well as the usage of most common image processing/analysis packages; 5) developing new imaging methods required to solve specific problems that may arise in the various research projects; 6) The post holder will also participate in the organization and teaching of practices/lectures for graduate and undergraduate courses.

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Qualifications and Experience                    

We are seeking an ambitious and service-oriented team player with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. The suitable candidate should hold a PhD degree in Science (Physics/Biology/Chemistry) or engineering, with at least five years of research and practical experience in advanced light microscopy (confocal, multiphoton and super‐resolution). Skills in data evaluation and analysis would be an advantage. A basic knowledge in current biological and biomedical research is essential. The post holder should have broad knowledge of specimen preparation, common fluorophores and other labelling techniques. Special considerations will be given to scientific expertise in and previous hands-on experience in more than one of the following methods: FRAP, FRET, FCS, single molecule localization microscopy, correlative light and electron microscopy.  The candidate should be willing to expand his/her knowledge in new microscopy techniques and be ready to work in a highly interdisciplinary environment. Ability to manage workload and structure the work with short timelines, with good communication in English and organisational skills are essential. We are looking for an enthusiastic person with a research background who combines technical expertise with strong communication skills, who has a strong will to aid other researcher in their work, but also the motivation to work independently.

Employment

Temporary employment 12 months, 100% at the Core Facilities, CCI. First day as agreed.

For further information regarding the position

For more information, please contact Julia Fernandez-Rodriguez, [email protected] .

Unions

For information about the trade-union representatives at the University of Gothenburg, please follow this link: http://www.gu.se/omuniversitetet/aktuellt/lediga-jobb/fackliga-kontaktpersoner How to apply

How to apply

Please apply via the University of Gothenburg’s recruitment portal, http://www.gu.se/omuniversitetet/aktuellt/lediga-jobb , by clicking on the icon “Ansök”. As an applicant you are responsible for ensuring that your application is complete in accordance with the specifications in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

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The university is actively working for a working environment with equal opportunities that values the qualities brought along by diversity.

Salary is determined on an individual basis.

According to the National Archives (Riksarkivet) Act, the University is required to keep application documents for two years following the appointment. Should you require the return of your documents, they can be returned two years after the decision of employment has become final, otherwise they will be destroyed.

Trade-unions

For information about the trade-union representatives at the University of Gothenburg, please follow this link: http://www.gu.se/omuniversitetet/aktuellt/lediga-jobb/fackliga-kontaktpersoner

How to apply

Please apply via the University of Gothenburg’s recruitment portal, http://www.gu.se/omuniversitetet/aktuellt/lediga-jobb , by clicking on the icon “Ansök”.

The application, should include a cover letter, your CV, list of publications, three recent letters of recommendation, and a summary of past experience in the fields of advanced light microscopy.

As an applicant you are responsible for ensuring that your application is complete in accordance with the specifications in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

The university is actively working for a working environment with equal opportunities that values the qualities brought along by diversity.

Salary is determined on an individual basis.

According to the National Archives (Riksarkivet) Act, the University is required to keep application documents for two years following the appointment. Should you require the return of your documents, they can be returned two years after the decision of employment has become final, otherwise they will be destroyed.

The University of Gothenburg tackles society’s challenges with diverse knowledge. 38 000 students and 6 000 employees make the university a large and inspiring place to work and study. Strong research and attractive study programmes attract scientists and students from around the world. With new knowledge and new perspectives, the University contributes to a better future.

In connection to this recruitment, we have already decided which recruitment channels we should use. We therefore decline further contact with vendors, recruitment and staffing companies.

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