Category Archives: Funds and Jobs

Funding and jobs for Pacific-related research activities

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Pacific History (University of Auckland)

The Department of History invites applications for a permanent appointment in Pacific History, at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level.  The successful applicant will join a dynamic department with a commitment to thematic, transnational and/or comparative historical research and training. We … Continue reading

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Über Professor Hank Nelson: Erinnerungen; Remembering Hank Nelson (video)

[English text summary below] In diesem Video teilen Dr Christine Winter (Universität Sydney) und Dr Gabriele Richter (Universität Bremen) Erinnerungen an ihren Doktorvater Hank Nelson, Professor für Pazifische Geschichte an der Australian National University, der 2012 verstorben ist. Von speziellem … Continue reading

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Lui Bell Post-Graduate Scholarship for Marine Species Conservation

APIA, 24 APRIL 2013 (SPREP media release) — The Lui Bell Post-Graduate Scholarship for Marine Species Conservation was launched by the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) today in honour of the life and work of the late … Continue reading

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Australia Awards Scholarships and Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships (applications now open)

Applications are now open for the 2014 round of Australia Awards Scholarships. Information for applicants, (including details of who to contact with scholarship inquiries and cut-off-dates for applications) are available on AusAID’s website. You may also view eligibility and other … Continue reading

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Jobs: new academic positions for SSGM

State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program seeks to appoint up to eight early to mid-career scholars, with ongoing research interests in Melanesia or Timor-Leste. SSGM seeks scholars with backgrounds in political science, anthropology, human geography, law, gender studies and … Continue reading

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Request for proposals: UNDP/NGO Pacific Resilience Program

The UNDP is looking for an implementing partner (International Non-Governmental Organisation) for the Pacific Resilience Programme, based in Fiji [read more].

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Congratulations, Ana Lautaimi Soakai (PMPA Awardee)!

The Pacific Institute congratulates ANU Master’s graduates Ana Lautaimi Soakai (Crawford School) and Tauvasa Tanuvasa Chou-Lee (College of Law) and who were among 30 Pacific students studying in Australia to receive the Prime Minister’s Pacific-Australia (PMPA) Award last Thursday (6 December 2012). Here … Continue reading

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PhD positions for Pacific research project (Massey University)

Two PhD positions are offered as part of the Marsden-funded project, “Harnessing the power of business: the contested involvement of corporations in community development initiatives in the Pacific” [read about other Marsden Fund Pacific-related research in this earlier post to … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Tauvasa Tanuvasa Chou-Lee (PMPA Awardee)!

The Pacific Institute congratulates ANU Master’s students Tauvasa Tanuvasa Chou-Lee (College of Law, pictured left) and Ana Soakai (Crawford School) who were among 30 Pacific students studying in Australia to receive the Prime Minister’s Pacific-Australia (PMPA) Award last Thursday (6 … Continue reading

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AVID Jobs: Environmental Defenders in the Pacific…

Environmental Defender’s Office (EDO) NSW’s International Program facilitates and coordinates Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) positions in the Pacific on an ongoing basis. EDO NSW helps the AVID program to place skilled Australian volunteers in developing countries and is funded by AusAID. EDO … Continue reading

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Job: Social/Cultural Anthropologist, CNRS

The CNRS (Centre national de la recherche scientifique) is recruiting a tenure-track Director of Research (equivalent to Professorial level) in Social and Cultural Anthropology. The general domain of competence is “Environment and Identity in the Pacific”. Read more at this opportunity (Position number: … Continue reading

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Women Leadership in Peacebuilding Program 2013 Academic Scholarship (deadline for applications extended)

The Pacific Institute has just received news from The Pacific Centre for Peacebuilding (PCP) that the deadline has been extended on applications for The Women Leadership in Peacebuilding Program 2013 Academic Scholarship.  This scholarship is intended to meet all of the costs associated with … Continue reading

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Call for proposals: ‘Supporting culture as a vector of democracy and economic growth’

EuropeAid has issued a call for proposals for ‘Supporting culture as a vector of democracy and economic growth’ under the EU thematic programme Investing in People. Deadline for submission of concept notes is 18 December 2012. The call includes two … Continue reading

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Conservation Director for WCS-PNG (applications due 26 November 2012)

This senior role will contribute to Wildlife Conservation Society’s conservation program, including overseeing a climate change adaptation and a REDD+ readiness projects in Manus Province [read more].

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Call for applications: Greg Taylor Scholarships

“We are very pleased to be able to announce new research opportunities at Devpolicy for emerging scholars of PNG and the Pacific. With funding generously provided by an anonymous donor, we are able to invite applications to become a Greg … Continue reading

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