Caldwell Visiting Fellowship 2020 for African Researchers – Australian National University (ANU)
This is an exciting opportunity for an early career African researcher working on the effects of global climate change on human health, well-being and populations to develop a collegial partnership with researchers at the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH) and the School of Demography at the Australian National University (ANU).
Application Deadline: 31st March 2020
ligible Countries: African countries
To be Taken at (Country): Australia
About the Award: In 2020, the Caldwell Fellowship will support one early career African researcher to undertake research at the ANU for a one-year period. The position will be based within the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health in the Research School of Population Health, undertaking research related to the effects of climate change (including other environmental changes such as air pollution and urbanisation) on human health. The Fellowship will fund travel to and from the ANU, and salary for a level B academic (see https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/enterprise-agreement/schedule-1-academic-staff-salary-schedule-0). The researcher must be affiliated with an African research institute or university and have a PhD or equivalent experience or be in the final stages of completion of a PhD.
A primary goal of this program is to establish ongoing collaboration between ANU and research institutions in Africa.
Eligibility: The researcher must be affiliated with an African research institute or university and have a PhD or equivalent experience or be in the final stages of completion of a PhD.
Number of Awards: 1
Value of Award: The Fellowship will fund travel to and from the ANU, and salary for a level B academic
Duration of Award: 1 year
How to Apply: The application should provide:
- A cover letter that includes the applicant’s name and area of research interest
- A curriculum vitae
- A statement of the activities proposed to be conducted during the visit and expected outcomes
- A brief description of how the research interest reflects John C (Jack) Caldwell’s academic legacy and aligns with research at NCEPH and/or the School of Demography
- A statement on how the visit will enhance longer-term collaboration between NCEPH and/or the School of Demography and the Caldwell Fellow’s institution
- A brief statement outlining analytical capabilities (quantitative or qualitative research skills)
- A letter of support from the supervisor, including support for future collaboration with researchers from NCEPH and/or the School of Demography.
The proposal covering items 3, 4 and 5 should be no longer than three pages (total). Applicants are encouraged to make contact with researchers in the Environment, Climate and Health group at NCEPH as they develop their proposal. Applications that include researchers and activities at both NCEPH and the School of Demography are strongly encouraged.
Questions regarding the Fellowship and completed applications can be directed to Professor Robyn Lucas at [email protected].