Eligibility: Applicants should have a master’s degree in economics or related field. Skills and experience in statistical analysis and in remote sensing are considered an asset. The assessment criteria will also include analytical abilities and grades, team-working skills, relevant experience, motivation and other factors that will increase the probability of a successful completion of the PhD.
Description: The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB) School of Economics and Business jointly offers a 3.5 year PhD Scholarship on the topic of REDD+ (reference emission levels, drivers and incentive mechanisms). CIFOR advances human wellbeing, environmental conservation and equity by conducting research to inform policies and practices that affect forests in developing countries. CIFOR is a CGIAR Research Center. Our headquarters are in Bogor, Indonesia, and we have offices in Asia, Africa and South America.
Subject: Various Courses
Level: The scholarship is available for pursuing PhD program.
How to Apply: Applications are to be submitted to: cifor-hr-jobs-at-cgiar.org. Please indicate the position in the email subject line. The application should include:
-A letter of motivation and outline of possible PhD topic (maximum 4 pages)
-CV, including list of publications
-Transcript from master’s degree
-Scientific publications (if any)
-Maximum 3 letters of recommendation.
Provider: The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB) School of Economics and Business jointly offers scholarship
For Which Country: Time will be spent at UMB (Norway), CIFOR HQ (Bogor, Indonesia) and in the country of choice for fieldwork, (Indonesia, Vietnam, Tanzania, Cameroon, Brazil, Peru)
For Whom: Students of Developing Countries
Duration of award(s): The position is for 3.5 years.
What does it cover? A scholarship of USD 2,200 per month will be provided by CIFOR. Additional funds for travel and fieldwork are available. The Scholarship grantee will be covered by the Norwegian Public Health and Social Security System while in Norway during study periods longer than 6 months.
Selection Criteria: The assessment criteria will include analytical abilities and grades, team-working skills, relevant experience, motivation and other factors.
Deadline: The application deadline is 11th April 2013.