Application Due Date: March 1st 2019
The East Africa Social Science Translation (EASST) Collaborative welcomes East African scientists to get a 4-month fellowship (sabbatical) at the University of California, Berkeley, to be finished duringFall 2019( September– December) or Spring 2020( January -Might).
To be qualified, scientists need to be locals of an East African nation (Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi, South Sudan, or Uganda) and hold a personnel or trainee position at a research study organization, university, or other company headquartered in East Africa.
Candidates need to currently have a PhD or be working towards a PhD, other than in the event that they are straight referred by an EASST fellow. Scientists from quantitative social science disciplines are motivated to use.
The EASST Going To Fellowship looks for to gear up East African social researchers with the abilities required to perform strenuous examinations of financial advancement programs. Scientists will be based at the University of California, Berkeley for 4 months throughout the fall scholastic term (roughly August 20 th -December 20 th2019) or the spring scholastic term (roughly January 16– May 16 th2020).
The EASST program will cover the expenses of space and board in Berkeley, medical insurance, a regular monthly stipend, visa charges, and big salami economy air travel for picked fellows.
Please keep in mind that the fellowship does NOT supply financial backing for partners or other household members.Upon finishing the fellowship, scholars are anticipated to go back to a university or research study institute in East Africa and presume a leading function in promoting making use of strenuous proof in financial development.After effective conclusion of the fellowship, fellows will be qualified for:
1)” driver grants” of $5000-$7500 to administer trainings in effect assessment techniques and work to develop institutional capability to carry out strenuous examinations;
2) research study grants of as much as $50,000 to deal with a CEGA affiliate to carry out an effect assessment to address a financial advancement concern in East Africa; and
3) policy engagement grants of $8000-$10,000 to assist in the scale-up of research study and create significant linkages with policymakers.
ELIGIBILITY Candidates to the EASST program need to:
Be a nationalof an East African nation (i.e. Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi, South Sudan, or Uganda);-LRB- ********).
Have actually finished a PhD within the last 8 years, or be registered in a PhD program in economics, data, epidemiology/public health, or another social science discipline( in extraordinary cases, the candidates will hold a Masters’ degree in a pertinent field and have strategies to pursue a PhD in the future. These cases will need a direct recommendation by aformerEASST fellow);-LRB- ********).
If not a present trainee, hold a personnel or scholastic position at a research study organization, university or other company in East Africa, ideally one that supports policy-relevant, quantitative social science research study;-LRB- ********).
Strategy to go back to a research study institute in East Africa for a minimum of 1 year after the fellowship.
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