CERN-Asia programme offers grants to young postgraduates

15 August 2002

Within the framework of the CERN-Asia Fellows and Associates programme, CERN offers three grants every year to East, Southeast and South Asia postgraduates under the age of 33, enabling them to participate in its scientific programme in the areas of experimental and theoretical physics and accelerator technologies. The appointment will be for one year, which might, exceptionally, be extended to two years.

Applications will be considered by the CERN Fellowship Selection Committee at its meeting on 28 January 2003. An application must consist of a completed application form, on which “CERN-Asia Programme” should be written; three separate reference letters; and a curriculum vitae that includes a list of scientific publications and any other information regarding the quality of the candidate. Applications, references and any other information must be provided in English only.

Application forms can be obtained from: Recruitment Service, CERN, Human Resources Division, 1211 Geneva 23, Switzerland. Email, or fax +41 22 767 2750. The closing date for applications is 20 November 2002.

The CERN-Asia Fellows and Associates Programme also offers a few short-term Associateship positions to scientists under 40 years of age who are on a leave of absence from their institute. These are open either to scientists who are nationals of the East, Southeast and South Asian countries who wish to spend a fraction of the year at CERN, or to researchers at CERN who are nationals of a CERN member state and wish to spend a fraction of the year at a Japanese laboratory.

* Candidates are accepted from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, the Laos Republic, Malaysia, the Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

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