“Get it Published” Fellowship Program

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin (MPIWG), DEPARTMENT III, “Artefacts, Action, and Knowledge” (Director: Prof. Dagmar Schäfer), is offering
two fellowships

for outstanding scholars who have submitted or will submit their PhD thesis between September 2017 and August 2018.

The "GET-IT-PUBLISHED" fellowships are open to students whose research topic is related to the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, or Science and Technology Studies. The scholarship is dedicated to assist young researchers (that is, at the end of their PhD phase or early Post-docs) from Asian, African, or Latin American institutions to work with an international community at the MPIWG, Berlin.

Postgraduate Training Fellowship in Medical Statistics for African Scientists

Two fellowships, funded by the UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and GSK, respectively, provide support for two years training in medical statistics. For the first year the successful applicants will study for the MSc degree in Medical Statistics at the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (LSHTM). This will be followed by a one-year professional attachment at one of the African centres associated with the research programme of the MRC Tropical Epidemiology Group (TEG) at LSHTM. During the professional attachment, training Fellows will develop their statistical and research skills by working on studies with guidance from TEG scientists.

This support is intended to foster excellence in the field of medical statistics and epidemiology in sub-Saharan Africa. The fellowship will provide costs for fees, stipend (£16,400 per annum) and return air travel.

To be eligible, candidates must:

Call for Applications for Ph.D. Fellowships under DAAD’s In-country/In-region Fellowship Program 2018 Round

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), through its in-country/in-region fellowship initiative, is considering to fund Ph.D. Fellows who will conduct their Ph.D. studies in various aspects of agroforestry with ICRAF at its ongoing projects in East African offices (Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania). For more information about DAAD in-country/in-region scholarships, please visit http://nairobi.daad.de/en/22515/index.html

ICRAF is thus inviting applications from qualified Ph.D. candidates for innovative research topics related to Forestry, Agroforestry and Agro biodiversity that influence development programs in East African countries related to its four priority research themes (further information about ICRAF’s research can be found at www.worldagroforestry.org):

Climate, Environmental Services and Landscape Governance
Land Health Restoration and Investments
Trees for Resilient Livelihood Systems
Improved Tree Germplasm, Diversity, Products and Value Chains

More info at http://smis.worldagroforestry.org/entityform/3

Eni’s Master Management and Economics of Energy and the Environment (MEDEA)

The Master’s course is aimed at young graduates interested in pursuing a career in companies, bodies and organisations in the energy and environmental sector. The MEDEA offers a Business Administration in the Energy Industry programme based on two study options: Global Energy and Managing Technical Assets. The two programmes share a significant part of the teaching input and are divided into three stages of study characterised by growing levels of specialization. The courses usually start in mid-September and run until the end of June. Despite all lessons being conducted in English, for non-Italian students an intensive Italian language during the summer before the course is also foreseen. The organisation of classes and study activities require full-time participation. Students who pass the final examinations are awarded the Master in Management and Economics of Energy and the Environment (MEDEA).

More info at https://www.eni.com

Job: Senior Associate, Global SRH, East & Southern Africa

Organization: Clinton Health Access Initiative
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 02 Mar 2018

Founded in 2002, by President William J. Clinton and Ira C. Magaziner, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (“CHAI”) is a global health organization committed to saving lives, reducing the burden of disease and strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world.

Program Summary

Job: Administration and Logistics Assistant

Organization: CBM
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 15 Feb 2018

Administration and Logistics Assistant

Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Objective: The job holder will support the Tanzania Country office in administration, logistics, procurement, driving, clerical and general office coordination and travel while maintaining already established administrative procedures and to contribute to the smooth and effective functioning of the CBM Regional Office.

VSO: Training Adviser - Motor Vehicle Mechanics

Organization: Voluntary Service Overseas
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Mar 2018

VSO is the world's leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

Role overview

VSO Training Advisor - Carpentry, Joinery and site Construction

Organization: Voluntary Service Overseas
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Mar 2018

Role overview

When you have a passion of sharing your knowledge in teaching as well as carpentry and construction in an international setting, this is your job! With your contribution, the level of education in this area of Tanzania can be brought to a higher level. In this role, you will work collaboratively with carpentry teachers within VETA (the Vocational Education and Training Authority) in Lindi and occasionally travel to Mtwara. The purpose of this role is to improve the standards of carpentry education and workshops to meet IVQ (International Vocational Quality) standards. She or he will also support other advisors within the project to work together as a team to deliver the objectives of the project. Moreover, she or he will dedicate time to help and instruct teachers. The purpose of these instructions is to achieve that teachers learn more on how to maintain tools, link carpentry and construction as well as designs of different structures.

Allowance and accommodation

Job: Senior Medical Entomologist

Organization: Malaria Consortium
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 06 Feb 2018

Malaria Consortium is recruiting for a Senior Medical Entomologist to be based in Tanzania.

This role will include coordinating entomological monitoring activities to guide malaria vector control operations in Tanzania, including monitoring vector composition and behaviour, infection rates, efficacy of interventions, and insecticide resistance. The role also includes advising malaria programmes in the Mainland and Zanzibar in planning and implementation of integrated vector control based on insecticide resistance, vector biology, epidemiology, cost, and geographic targeting of interventions.

The successful candidate will have:
  • A PhD in medical entomology
  • Experience in operational research on malaria vectors in Tanzania
  • Experience in planning, implementation and evaluation of vector control interventions
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work with multiple partners with changing plans and priorities
How to apply:

Job: Associate or Senior Associate for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Arlington, VA

Organization: Tetra Tech
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 23 Mar 2018

Tetra Tech ARD (https://tetratechintdev.com), headquartered in Burlington, Vermont, is accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates to join our Water Resources and Infrastructure (WRI) Sector team as Associate or Senior Associate.

The WRI Sector assists governments, civil society organizations, private sector and communities in developing countries to improve policies and practices essential to the provision of effective water resources management, water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programming and municipal infrastructure services. Tetra Tech ARD has ongoing water sector activities in countries including Kenya, Tanzania, Liberia, Uganda, Ethiopia, Jordan, Pakistan, Nepal, South Africa, and Cambodia. The successful candidate will support project delivery and administration, provide technical services, lead business development initiatives, and contribute to external communications and client diversification. Candidates must demonstrate a history of successful proposal writing, project management, and client relations.

Job: Head of Programme

Organization: Gatsby Charitable Foundation
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 04 Mar 2018

Do you have the strategic vision, private sector development experience and management skills to drive a programme taking on the challenge of transforming a key sector in Tanzania? Could you coach and develop a team to innovate and cultivate a range of partnerships and intervention strategies to make a real impact on Tanzania’s commercial forestry sector?

Job: Nutrition Specialist

Organization: Action Against Hunger USA
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 13 Feb 2018