Post-doctoral research fellowships under the Southeast Asia Urban Environmental Management Applications (SEA-UEMA) project

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:
[email protected]
Tel/Fax: 66-2-5245699