Applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Early to mid-career scientists with a strong research track record who hold a position at a recognised research institution in one of the eligible countries at the time of application (see below for list of countries) and whose tenure of that position encompasses the duration of the award
- For candidates who are clinicians, they should have graduated with a medical degree, have post-graduate clinical experience and undertaken a period of post graduate research leading to the award of a higher degree (PhD, MD by research or equivalent) and be no more than 7 years post PhD or 12 years post-graduation from medical school
- For candidates who are not clinical doctors, they should have research experience to the level of PhD and should be no more than seven years post PhD
- Have a strong career interest in HIV
- Have a research mentor with extensive experience in their field (co-mentorship is permissible)
- Be able to devote approximately 50% of their professional time to research for the next 2 years
- Be able to complete the proposed research within the 2-year award period
Exceptions to the above can apply, for example, having taken time out for parental leave or family bereavement
The Research Scholars Program is actively working towards reducing potential barriers to entry and success for applicants from population groups who are typically underrepresented in research. Award selections are made without discrimination based on race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression.
We are committed to supporting researchers and research projects addressing unmet patient needs and health inequities in order to build a more inclusive research landscape.
Applicants must reside in one of the following eligible countries/regions:
Europe (all countries), Canada or Australia
An applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the country/region in which they propose to conduct the research, or subject to the qualifications noted below hold a temporary study or non-immigrant visa. This visa must be valid and must allow the applicant to undertake the research over the two-year award period from the country/region in which they propose to conduct the research. This non-immigrant visa/work permit must be valid for the two-year award period or applicant must be able to establish that he or she is eligible for an extension, renewal or other status that will enable the applicant to perform the research in the applicable jurisdiction for the entirety of the two-year award period.
- Job Code IHQ-UNB-2342
- Date of Prep: August 2022