Post Doctoral

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The Magnesium Innovation Centre at the Institute for Materials Research in Geesthacht, Germany invites applications for a temporary PostDoc position - (Code-No.: 2011/WZ 1) for a 5 years period (starting as soon as possible)

Any applicant has to have a doctoral degree in materials science or related areas. If not he/she has to assure that he/she will obtain this degree latest after six month after starting to work at Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht.

St Mary's has fostered the intellectual, physical and spiritual development of its students to assist them to have successful careers and flourishing lives since its foundation in 1850. Our beautiful campus is situated in the grounds of the historic Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham, in close proximity to the National Archives in Kew and with easy access to central London.

The University of Sussex has a long history of outstanding research. In this, our 50th anniversary year, University of Sussex are investing in our continued academic excellence by offering up to 70 full and partial Doctoral Studentships across the University, worth up to £3.3 million. The studentships are available in all our subject areas across the arts, sciences and social sciences.

The Department of Population and Social Geography, University of Bayreuth, Germany invites applicants for a one-year Postdoc appointment, beginning in June 2011 (negotiable). The successful candidate will undertake original research in South Korea from a qualitative social science perspective in cooperation with a currently ongoing PhD thesis project on climate change adaptation.

The University of Aizu offers a number of special postdoctoral fellowships for talented young scholars for doing collaborative and independent research in one of several strategic research themes. The post is fixed term for a period of 18 months starting from within a period of June-October 2011.


In principle, candidates must have acquired or expect to acquire a doctoral degree on or after April 1, 2005.

Research fields

The Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University (CNS-ASU) seeks to fill one Post-Doctoral Associate position in the societal aspects of nano-scale science and engineering (NSE) starting October 2011.

The post-doctoral associate is expected to collaborate closely with CNS-ASU researchers on the Center's ongoing research and outreach activities, perform significant independent research, and contribute to educational programs. The fellowship is available for one year and renewable for additional years.

The Multimedia Signal Processing Group at Instituto de Telecomunicações, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal, invites applications for PhD and Postdoc positions, with a yearly renewable contract, for a maximum duration of 4 years.

The Multimedia Signal Processing Group develops research in the areas of visual information analysis, modeling, processing, manipulation, representation, adaptation, coding and description for multimedia applications.

The current PhD and Postdoc grants are available for the following technical areas:

Every year UNU-IAS and UNU-ISP offer PhD and Postdoctoral Fellowships to provide young scholars and policy-makers, especially from the developing world, with a multi-disciplinarily context within which to pursue advanced research and training that are of professional interest to the successful applicant and of direct relevance to the research agenda of their selected UNU-IAS or UNU-ISP programme.

The Fellowship Programme provides the successful applicant with a unique opportunity to:

Kuang-Chi Institute of Advanced Technology offer postdoctoral fellowshipw in Electrical and Computer Engineering. The fellowship is a full-time commitment. The fellow will have two primary responsibilities: (i) to commit to excellence in the electrical and computer engineering area, and (ii) to collaborate with faculty members on interdisciplinary methodological and applied research.

The fellow will be expected to participate in world-leading research projects and pursue both internal and external funding.

Applicants should have

NanoTOES – an Initial Training Network under the PEOPLE Programme of the 7th Framework Programme – is offering a total of 11 PhD positions and 2 postdoctoral positions. The members of the NanoTOES consortium are 12 partner organizations, including universities, non-university research institutions and industry, which will perform a joint study on the impact of Nanomaterials on Health and Environment.