IVVN Female Fellowship Awards

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IVVN Female Fellowship Awards

The International Veterinary Vaccinology Network (IVVN) is delighted to announce IVVN Female Fellowship Awards. These awards are open for female postdoctoral researchers working at an LMIC-based research organization (‘Mentee’) to work with a principal investigator (‘Mentor’) in the UK.

Fellowships are available to carry out a defined piece of work that addresses a key bottleneck preventing the development of vaccines for livestock and zoonotic diseases of importance in LMICs. The IVVN aims to promote vaccine research and development against livestock pathogens that cause diseases significant to low-and-middle-income countries (LMICs).

The IVVN has £100,000 of fellowship funding and expects to fund 2-3 projects. Funding will cover salary, travel, accommodation and consumables for the Mentee, and consumables and travel for the Mentor.

 Wo May Eligible:

To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:

  • Funding is for female, postdoctoral (or individuals who will have obtained their D. before the fellowship begins) IVVN members who are from an LMIC country and working at an LMIC- based research organization.
  • A research organization in this context will cover IVVN Members based at academic institutes, governmental organizations, non-governmental organizations or industry.

How to Apply & Competitions Rules:

To apply, the applicants must download the application form and submit with associated documents to the IVVN Network Manager, Dr. Carly Hamilton at IVVN@roslin.ed.ac.uk

Note: Both the Mentee and Mentor must be members of the IVVN; membership is free and available here.

Benefits:

  • The IVVN has £100,000 of fellowship funding and expects to fund 2-3 projects.
  • Funding will cover salary, travel, accommodation and consumables for the Mentee, and consumables and travel for the Mentor.

Application Deadline:

The application will close at 9 am on Friday 28th September 2018.

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