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Ethics Training Compendium

The Ethics Section of the American Society for Public Administration seeks a Section member to develop a comprehensive Ethics Training Compendium in furtherance of our mission to advance ethics in public administration. This collection of information regarding ethics training resources, materials, books, articles, websites, etc. will be published on the Section's website, on ASPA's Knowledge Community website, excerpted in 'Ethics Today' and through there to the United Nations website, presented at the upcoming 2003 Ethics Conference at Troy State University in Destin, Florida, and announced at the 2004 Ethics Conference in Amsterdam. Work on the compendium can begin immediately and is to be completed by October, 2002. Compensation is $1,000 payable upon completion, made possible through a generous grant by NIPI (Netherlands Institute of Public Integrity) . The Coordinator of this effort will report directly to the Chair of the Ethics Section. To apply, please send a letter of interest to Carole L. Jurkiewicz, Section Chair, at cljrkwcz@lsu.edu, prior to 30 June 2002.

Thanks and Regards,
Carole


Carole L. Jurkiewicz, Ph.D.
Milton J. Womack Professor for Developing Scholars
Louisiana State University
E. J. Ourso College of Business Administration
Public Administration Institute
3200D CEBA
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
(225) 578-9079 Phone
(225) 578-9078 Fax
E-mail: cljrkwcz@lsu.edu


The Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership
 is pleased to announce the 2002—2003

Sheldon Chumir Fellowship in Public Policy

Applications are invited from persons with a deep interest in ethics in leadership working in any public policy area (government, public service, academia, policing etc.) for a three to four month Fellowship sponsored by the Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership. The successful applicant will spend the fellowship period working fulltime on a project related to the theme of Ethics in Leadership in government, politics, public service, policing or a similar area.

The project should involve a non-partisan investigation of a particular ethical issue in the chosen field. Topics for 2002—2003 could relate to community and participation, globalization and democracy, ethics in public service, or any policy-related issue that has an ethics in leadership dimension. It is expected that appropriate background work will have been completed prior to taking up the fellowship so that, by the end of the three to four month period the Fellow will produce a publishable paper or a series of articles on the project topic. He or she will also provide several days consulting to the Foundation.

Stipend for the three to four month period will be $5500 per month CDN plus an amount for research expenses not to exceed $5,000 CDN in total. In the case of regularly employed persons, it is expected that the recipient's employer will continue to pay the employer's portion of any benefits during the fellowship period.

Applications should include:

A detailed and clearly thought out project description outlining the work to be undertaken, the relationship to the Foundation's theme and expected outcomes (not more than 7 pages);

Two or three short examples of the applicant’s writing style. Please do not send books or other lengthy documents;

A brief description of the project (2 or 3 sentences);

A covering letter indicating the applicant's interest in the subject, the proposed fellowship dates and how he or she expects to continue the work after the fellowship period;

Curriculum Vitae;

A letter from the employer, if appropriate, indicating willingness to provide a three to four month leave of absence and a continuation of benefits;

Names and addresses of three referees who have been asked to send letters of support directly to the Foundation by the deadline date.

Deadline for application packages: March 29, 2002

The fellowship period will be agreed between the Foundation and the recipient, and is expected to commence between September 16, 2002 and March 3, 2003. The Foundation reserves the right not to make an award in any given year.

The Chumir Foundation Board, with the advice of an expert committee, will select the fellowship recipient. The Foundation is seeking projects that will help to further its mission and that are likely to be built upon over time.

Please send applications to:

The Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership,
200, 850 - 16th Avenue S.W.,
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2R 0S9
Telephone: (403) 244-6666 Fax: (403) 244-5596
E-mail: publicfellow@chumirethicsfoundation.ca

For further information on the Foundation please communicate with our office at the above address, or visit our website at: http://www.chumirethicsfoundation.ca


The Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership

Is pleased to announce the 2001-02

Sheldon Chumir Fellowship in Government and Public Service

Applications are invited from persons working in government, public service, and policing or related positions for a three to four month Fellowship sponsored by the Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership. Persons with comparable qualifications and a deep interest in ethics in leadership are also eligible to apply. The successful applicant will spend the fellowship period working fulltime on a project related to the theme of Ethics in Leadership in government, politics, public service, policing or a similar area.

The project should involve a non-partisan investigation of a particular ethical issue in the chosen field. It is expected that appropriate background work will have been completed prior to taking up the fellowship so that, by the end of the three to four month period the Fellow will produce a publishable paper or a series of articles on the project topic. He or she will provide several days consulting to the Foundation.

Stipend for the three to four month period will be $5500 per month CDN plus an amount for research expenses not to exceed $5,000 CDN in total. In the case of regularly employed persons, it is expected that the recipient's employer will continue to pay the employer's portion of any benefits during the fellowship period.

Deadline for application packages: April 16, 2001

The fellowship period will be agreed between the Foundation and the recipient, and is expected to commence between September 15, 2001 and March 1, 2002. The Foundation reserves the right not to make an award in any given year.

The Chumir Foundation Board, with the advice of an expert committee, will select the fellowship recipient. The Foundation is seeking projects that will help to further its mission and that are likely to be built upon over time.

Please send applications to:

The Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership,
200, 850 - 16th Avenue S.W.,
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2R 0S9
Telephone: (403) 244-6666 Fax: (403) 244-5596
E-mail: publicfellow@chumirethicsfoundation.ca

For further information on the Foundation please communicate with the office at the above address, or visit their website at: http://www.chumirethicsfoundation.ca


Fellowships
Science, Technology and Development Overview

The Science Technology and Innovation (STI) Program <http://www.cid.harvard.edu/cidtech/index.html> offers post-doctoral fellowships in Science, Technology and Development under the auspices of the Biotechnology and Globalization project <http://www.cid.harvard.edu/cidbiotech/index.html> supported by the Rockefeller Foundation <http://www.rockfound.org/index.html>. The aim of
the project is to provide research-based information to policy-makers and the general public on the role of biotechnology in the global economy with emphasis on its implications for developing countries. The project covers issues such as evolution of the biotechnology industry; biotechnology in international trade; intellectual property rights in biotechnology; biotechnology and international relations; bioprospecting; biotechnology in developing countries; environmental aspects of biotechnology; biotechnology and human health; and ethics, social values and biotechnology.

STI Program

The STI Program addresses the roles of science, technology and innovation and, more specifically, examines recent trends in globalization and their implications for the use of science and technology in the developing world. Additionally, the program focuses on finding ways to mobilize the world's pool of scientific and technological knowledge to contribute to economic growth in the developing world. Emphasis is placed on science and technology policy issues related to biotechnology and globalization, pharmaceutical research and the conservation of biological diversity. The STI Program is implemented through research, training and outreach. It is a joint
activity of the Center for International Development (CID) <http://www.cid.harvard.edu/> at Harvard University and the Science, Technology and Public Policy (STPP) Program at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs <http://ksgnotes1.harvard.edu/bcsia/BCSIA.nsf/ www+core/Home?OpenDocument> at Harvard University. It is implemented in cooperation with the Program in Science, Technology and Society <http://web.mit.edu/STS/> at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Eligibility

Fellowships are offered for one year, with an option for renewal. STI Program seeks applicants from developing countries in fields related to the application of science and technology to development, with emphasis on biotechnology and globalization. Disciplinary background may include molecular biology, genetics, botany, agronomy, ecology, agriculture, economics, law, political science, philosophy and international
relations and other relates fields. Ability to operate in an interdisciplinary environment is an essential requirement. Fellows are expected to participate in collaborative activities. Their work is expected to lead to a book, monograph, or other significant publication during their tenure.

Stipend

The STI Program offers 10-month stipends of $31,000, for the period of September 2001 through May 2002. The awards are limited in number and so interested applicants are encouraged to seek funding from other sources. Applicants should indicate whether they expect full or partial funding. They should also indicate other potential sources of funding. Non-stipendiary fellowships will also be considered. Where possible, office space and supplies, computers with LAN and Internet connections, and access to Harvard University libraries and other facilities will be
provided.

Requirements

Each applicant should submit:

  1. a 3 to 5 page research proposal highlighting the relevance of the candidate's research interests to the Biotechnology and Globalization project <http://www.cid.harvard.edu/cidbiotech/index.html>;
  2. a Curriculum Vitae
  3. three letters of recommendation (should be submitted directly, by the
    referees, to the address below)
  4. a list of the names of the referees; and
  5. a writing sample, preferably an off-print of a published article, or a dissertation chapter.

Deadline

Applications must be received by 15 March 2001.
Mailing Address

Program Coordinator
Science, Technology and Innovation Program
Center for International Development at Harvard University
79 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 USA


Call For Applications - Johns Hopkins University International Fellows In Philanthropy Program

The Johns Hopkins Institute for Policy Studies, Center for Civil Society Studies is pleased to announce a call for applications for the International Fellows in Philanthropy Program for the 2001-2002 academic year. This program based in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, affords an opportunity for advanced study, research, and training for up to eight participants each year who are involved in studying or managing private nonprofit, or philanthropic organizations outside of the United States, or working as NGO liaisons in the public or commercial sectors. Fellowships, which can be an academic year or semester, are available at both the Junior and
Senior level.

Eligibility:
We are soliciting candidates who:
1) have demonstrated a high degree of interest, experience, and professional competence in research, management, or general leadership related to the voluntary, nongovernmental, nonprofit, or philanthropic sector;
or
2) nonprofit liaison officers established by governments and multinational organizations who play a role in linking with nonprofit organizations through project partnerships, legal reform initiatives, and a variety of other activities.

Candidates are expected to have attained a university diploma equivalent to the American Bachelors of Arts or Science degree and be capable of carrying
out independent research and inquiry. A high degree of English fluency is required as demonstrated by a score of 600 or higher on the TOEFL exam.

There are no restrictions as to nationality (except that US citizens are excluded from eligibility). Fellows are required to attend the annual International Fellows in Philanthropy Conference prior to their fellowship year and are strongly encouraged to participate in subsequent annual conferences.

For more information, or to download an application, visit: www.jhu.edu/~philfellow/ or contact Program Manager Carol Wessner (cwessner@jhu.edu).

Updated May 11, 2003