17.614 funding sources

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty@kcl.ac.uk)
Date: Fri Feb 06 2004 - 03:04:14 EST

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 17, No. 614.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist@princeton.edu

   [1] From: Jennie Eldridge <jennie.eldridge@kcl.ac.uk> (54)
         Subject: Scholarships for UK students to study at postgraduate
                 level in the Commonwealth

   [2] From: "Olga Francois" <ofrancois@umuc.edu> (60)
         Subject: Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellow

         Date: Fri, 06 Feb 2004 07:48:51 +0000
         From: Jennie Eldridge <jennie.eldridge@kcl.ac.uk>
         Subject: Scholarships for UK students to study at postgraduate
level in the Commonwealth


Please see below for information regarding postgraduate scholarships
available to UK
citizens wishing to study overseas within the Commonwealth.

& SOUTH AFRICA - Administered by the Association of Commonwealth
Universities (please contact the
ACU for further details)

Up to twelve Commonwealth scholarships are available to British citizens
for postgraduate
study in the above countries from October 2004 (for those marked *) or
early 2005 under
the prestigious Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan. Awards are
tenable as

Australia - IDP Scholarships:
- Macquarie University (PhD)
- University of New England (12mth Research Masters)
- University of Sydney (18mth Masters)
- IDP Scholarship in Sport-related studies tenable at any Australian
university offering
postgraduate courses in the area.

- University of Cape Coast
- University for Development Studies
- University of Education, Winneba
- University of Ghana
- Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi

- University of Malta

New Zealand:
- University of Auckland
- University of Canterbury
- Lincoln University
- Massey University
- University of Otago
- Victoria University of Wellington
- University of Waikato

South Africa:
- University of Natal

For full information on the length of scholarships offered, eligibility and
to download
application forms, please go to our web site www.csfp-online.org or write
to us at CSFP
Outward, Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, Association of Commonwealth
36 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PF

Closing date for applications: 31 March 2004

* Scholarships are also available for postgraduate study in Canada, India,
the West
Indies and other Commonwealth countries. The deadline for these countries
is normally the
end of October*

         Date: Fri, 06 Feb 2004 07:49:21 +0000
         From: "Olga Francois" <ofrancois@umuc.edu>
         Subject: Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Greetings from the Center for Intellectual Property!

Below you will find the announcement for the Mellon Research Fellow.
Please feel free to either forward to interested parties or post this
message to your listserv or newsletter.

Thank you,
Center for Intellectual Property and Copyright in the Digital
Environment, University of Maryland University College


The Center for Intellectual Property (CIP) at University of Maryland
University College announces a two-year postdoctoral fellowship with a
stipend. Funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the position is for
a recent PH.D. who is pursuing research on topics related to encryption,
intellectual property, and dissemination and protection of digital
information. The position will be directly involved with the Center's
research project on digital rights management (DRM) systems, higher
education, and intellectual property rights. Responsibilities include:

- Developing, testing, and analyzing research projects based on
application expertise and interest;
- Aiding in the development of a survey instrument, testing the
instrument and disseminating the instrument;
- Writing narrative summaries of the research results, and related tasks
under the supervision of the project directors;
- Conducting background research;
- Developing and implementing an evaluation plan and preparing progress
reports as needed for the Mellon Foundation and UMUC's executive
- Studying, testing, and maintaining accurate data on DRM systems
identified as relevant and/or best practice systems from research
results obtained through national studies;
- Designing and implementing training activities, both face-to-face and
online in intellectual property and digital rights management;
- Teaching one course per year, either face-to-face or online, and
publishing in peer-reviewed publications related to the focus of the
Center's research activities; and
- Performing other job-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Successful applicant will have a Ph.D. degree (Or be
ABD) in computer science or a closely related field; will have excellent
oral and written communication skills; have demonstrated experience in
research and statistical analysis (SPSS preferred); and have experience
in completing and publishing research results. Applicants must submit
with application materials a three to five (3-5) page essay discussing
their purpose in pursuing this postdoctoral fellowship and how their
discipline expertise works symbiotically with the research conducted by
the CIP postdoctoral researcher.

POSITION AVAILABLE: Immediately. This is a 2-year appointment.

SALARY: $42,000 Stipend

TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names of three
                          professional references, a copy of any significant
                          publication, essay, along with salary history for
                          three positions to:

                  Candidate Search - Postdoctoral Researcher (I000481)
                  Office of Distance Education and Lifelong Learning (ODELL)
                  University of Maryland University College
                  3501 University Boulevard East
                  Adephi, MD 20783
                  Or email all materials to: hrjobs@umuc.edu

Please contact with necessary information by February 14, 2004.

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