Visiting Scholar, Researcher and Professor Program at AIHD

In order to provide opportunities for the ASEAN Institute for Health Development (AIHD), Mahidol University professors, research and faculty members to have academic discussions, conduct research and publish papers in corporation with visiting international professors or scholars. Individuals interested in pursuing research or teaching at AIHD must be invited as a "Visiting Scholar" by a professor in an academic department who will serve as their host. The information in this section is intended for visiting international professors and researchers who are coming to Thailand temporarily for teaching or research positions.

Eligibility


- They must be international professors or scholars affiliated with an overseas educational institutions or research institutes.
- They must present internationally published articles indexed by the ISI or Scopus databases or of an international equivalent within the last 5 years, or at least 5 articles in other types of academic works, and they must be the leading author or corresponding author in at least 3 articles.
- They must be over 40 years old with the title of Associate Professor, equivalent, or higher titles.
- They must have experience in relation to the field of the program, academic activities or research.

Scholarship for visiting international professors or scholars

Mahidol University provides scholarship for visiting international professors or scholars. The following application and consideration guideline and terms are based on Mahidol University Announcement;.
1) A nomination letter from the candidate’s host affiliate signed by the Dean or the appointed Deputy Dean with details and evidence as follows:
    (a) An application form from the host affiliate
    (b) A completed application form of the candidates with a one-inch photo
    (c) A letter of approval from the candidate’s original affiliate with the starting date and the end date clearly stated
    (d) A resume and a copy of passport of the candidate Application
2) The scholarship grantees must agree to the following terms:
    (a) They must co-teach 1 course with at least one 1 hour class per week
    (b) They must conduct research with AIHD, Mahidol University full-time lecturers to publish at least one research in academic journals indexed by the ISI or Scopus or equivalent databases. The first draft must be submitted within 6 months after the program ends. The grantees may also be co-authors of a published textbook publicized internationally, naming AIHD, Mahidol University as the researchers’ host affiliate, and in the acknowledgement of the published research articles.
    (c) They must be guest speakers, in at least 1 public lecture.
    (d) They must give academic advice to AIHD, Mahidol University students and lecturers.
Completed application must be sent to the following address: suwannee.has@mahidol.ac.th. Any additional materials, correspondence, and questions should be addressed to our mailing address.
3) The university will provide scholarship compensation based on duration of operation, accommodation fee per month, and round-trip air ticket cost for economy class seat not exceeding 40,000 baht
4) Conditions for the scholarship
    (a) If the candidates depart for AIHD, Mahidol University before the approval of the scholarship, they must be considered unqualified for the scholarship.
    (b) If the grantees are not able to complete, the required duration of the approved program, the scholarship must be reimbursed in average daily rate.
    (c) The grantees must start their work at AIHD, Mahidol University on 30 September, 2017, or prior to the date. If the arrival date needs to be changed, the host affiliate must present a permission request for change of arrival to the university, and it must be approved before the grantees’ departure date.
Application
Completed application must be sent to the following address: suwannee.has@mahidol.ac.th. Any additional materials, correspondence, and questions should be addressed to our mailing address.
Application deadlines
For teaching duties, it would be preferable for visiting scholars to visit AIHD during coursework and thesis courses.
1st semester: August - November
2nd semester: December – March
Please note that it will take four weeks for the approval of the scholarship.

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Mahidol University Announcement


Visiting Student Program at AIHD


General Information
The Visiting Student Program at ASEAN Institute for Health Development (AIHD), Mahidol University is an opportunity for Master and Ph.D. students to broaden their experience by studying and participating in research project at AIHD for up to one semester. Visiting and exchange students are allowed to pursue non-degree study at AIHD. This program allows you to enroll in classes at AIHD (with the consent of the instructor) without being admitted for a degree program. Although you are enrolling in this way, you will still be expected to follow the course and turn in assignments as a regularly admitted AIHD student would. At the end of the research period, Visiting Students be asked to provide a brief statement indicating how this fellowship support was used to accomplish their goals.
Eligibility
The program is open to students who are currently enrolled in graduate degree-seeking program at partner college/university of AIHD and Mahidol University.
Courses
Visiting Students may be eligible to attend classes in AIHD’s Master of Primary Healthcare Management. Visiting students can participate in any extra-curricular activities including Friendship & Cultural Sharing Camp and Mahidol Core Value, field study, conferences, and etc.
Application
Completed application must be sent to the following address: suwannee.has@mahidol.ac.th. Any additional materials, correspondence, and questions should be addressed to our mailing address.
Visiting Student Application Deadlines
For 1st semester: 15 July
For 2nd semester: 15 November
Please note that it will take four weeks for the approval of the scholarship.
Visiting Student Financial Aid
There is a partial scholarship provided by Mahidol University.

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Visiting Student Housing
Visiting Students who indicate a desire to live on campus, will stay at the ASEAN House Dormitory.
Access to Facilities (Salaya Campus)
If a student is admitted he/she will obtain an accreditation of his/her status as a visiting student, as a proof of identity when accessing university services and facilities, including libraries, IT services, and student healthcare unit.
Certification
Visiting Students will be entitled to a Certificate from AIHD for completion of the program.


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