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Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) - AIT Postdoc Schoolarship

ASIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (AIT)

CIDA-AIT PARTNERSHIP 2003-2008

Applications are invited for post-doctoral research fellowships under
the Southeast Asia Urban Environmental Management Applications
(SEA-UEMA) project.

This is a partnership project between the Canadian International
Development Agency (CIDA) and the Asian Institute of Technology. Its
goal is to contribute to the improvements of urban environmental
conditions in Southeast Asia. It seeks to attain improved
implementation and sharing of sound urban environmental management
policies and practices. The focus of the project is on three key urban
environmental sub-sectors, water and sanitation, solid waste and air
pollution, with gender equality and poverty reduction as the two
crosscutting themes.

Fellowship Details

The post-doctoral fellowships are one year funded positions for
applied research on UEM practices and policies. Fellows will be
required to produce a publication at the conclusion of research
activities.

Selected candidates will receive:

*
A fellowship of 50,000 Baht per month towards living costs
* Research fund of up to 150,000 Baht on cost-reimbursable basis
*
Round trip economy travel expenses
*
Office space,equipments,access to internet and academic
facilities in AIT
* Opportunity to be involved in teaching master students and be a
member in their thesis committee

Selection Criteria

*
Candidates should be graduates with a doctoral degree. Research
and work experience in UEM or a related field is required. The
research proposed under the fellowship should focus on practices and
policies related to any of the three sub-sectors: water and
sanitation, solid waste and air pollution
*
The applicant must be from Canadian ODA eligible Southeast Asian
countries (Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Philippines, Timor-Leste,
Thailand and Vietnam)
*
Research in collaboration with other organizations will be
encouraged
*
Good and effective interpersonal, written and oral communication
skills are required

Application Instructions

Qualified female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. An
application must be accompanied with a complete curriculum vitae,
reprints of publications and a research proposal clearly indicating
objectives and research design. The proposal must also indicate the
scope of integrating gender equality. Names of two referees with their
contact information must be provided.

Application deadline for the fellowships is 15 July of each year.
Selected candidates will be expected to start the fellowship program
by 31 August in the same year. For further inquiries please email at:
uemapplications@ait.ac.th
Tel/Fax: 66-2-5245699

Vilas Nitivattananon, PhD
Assistant Professor, Urban Environmental Management (UEM)
Coordinator, UEM Sub-sector Networks and Professional Support Programs,
SEA-UEMA project
School of Environment, Resources and Development
Asian Institute of Technology
P.O Box 4, Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120, Thailand
Tel: 66-2-5245601, 02-5245777, Fax: 66-2-5246380, 66-2-5248338
E-mail:uemapplications@ait.ac.th
Website:www.sea-uema.ait.ac.th

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