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Within the agreement between the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Academy of Sciences for the developing world (TWAS), our laboratory is seeking three highly qualified Ph. D candidates from the developing world in the research fields of distributed and parallel systems, operating systems, and computer architecture.

Successful applicants will receive a monthly stipend (including living expenses, travel expenses and health insurances) of RMB 7,000 (approx. USD 1,100) or RMB 8,000 (approx. 1,250) from Chinese Academy of Sciences, through University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS), depending on whether he/she has passed a qualification test arranged by UCAS for all PhD candidates after admission.

Position Title: Academic Researcher

To Apply, Institute Website:

CAS-TWAS President's Fellowship Programme Opens for Application

Application Deadline: June 15, 2013

Competency Requirement:

Meet the admission criteria set for international students by UCAS (please refer to http://english.ucas.ac.cn/Admissions/Pages/Article.aspx?ID=78).

Be maximum age of 35 years on 31 December in the year of application Have a master degree or in process of obtaining a master degree Provide evidence that he/she will return to their home country on completion of the fellowship

Demonstrate their communication ability in the English or Chinese language Have recommendation letters from a TWAS Fellow or two professors in relevant fields.

How to Apply:

Please see the details at CAS-TWAS President's Fellowship Programme For PhD Candidates from Developing Countries

Duties:

Conducting research in the area of parallel and distributed systems, operating systems, and computer architecture.

In turn, we offer:

Successful applicants will receive a monthly stipend (including living expenses, travel expenses and health insurances) of RMB 7,000 (approx. USD 1,100) or RMB 8,000 (approx. 1,250) from Chinese Academy of Sciences, through University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS), depending on whether he/she has passed a qualification test arranged by UCAS for all PhD candidates after admission.

Awardees of the Fellowship will be exempted from tuition fees.

The funding duration of the Ph. D Program is 4 years, divided into: Maximum 1 year study of courses and participation in centralized training at the International College of UCAS (IC-UCAS) on Beijing campus, including 4 months compulsory courses in Chinese Language and Culture.

Practical research and completion of degree dissertation at Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

About The CAS-TWAS President’s Fellowship Programme:

According to a new agreement between the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Academy of Sciences for the developing world (TWAS), up to 140 students/scholars per year from the developing world will be sponsored to travel to China for up to four years’ of Ph. D study and research.

The CAS-TWAS President’s Fellowship Programme provides students/scholars from developing countries with the opportunity to pursue PhDs at University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS), the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) and/or institutes of CAS around China.

About CAS

CAS is a national academic institution in China consisting of a comprehensive research and development network, a merit-based learned society and a system of higher education, focusing on natural sciences, technological sciences and high-tech innovation in China. It has 12 branches, 2 universities and more than 100 institutes with around 60,000 staff and 50,000 postgraduate students. It hosts 89 national key labs, 172 CAS key labs, 30 national engineering research centers and about 1,000 field stations throughout China. As a merit-based society, it has five academic divisions. CAS is dedicated to addressing fundamental, strategic and farsighted challenges related to the overall and long-term development of China. CAS and TWAS have long had a close and productive relationship, often involving TWAS's Regional Office for East and Southeast Asia. Read more about CAS: Chinese Academy Of Sciences

About UCAS

UCAS is a research-intensive university with around 40,000 postgraduate students, supported by more than 100 institutes (research centers, laboratories) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), which are located in 25 cities throughout China. Founded in 1978, it was originally named the Graduate University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the first graduate school in China with the ratification of the State Council., UCAS is headquartered in Beijing with 4 campuses and is authorized to grant doctorate degrees in 39 primary academic disciplines, offering degree programs in ten major academic fields, including science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, education and management science. UCAS is responsible for the enrollment and centralized management of the PhD candidates of the CAS-TWAS President’s Fellowship Programme. Read more about UCAS: UCAS