[Coral-List] Mid-Career Research Fellowships

Andrew Baird andrew.baird at jcu.edu.au
Thu Jun 26 00:58:18 EDT 2008

Mid-Career Research Fellowships

Please contact the Director of the Australian Research Council (ARC) 
Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, 
<mailto:terry.hughes at jcu.edu.au>terry.hughes at jcu.edu.au, if you are 
interested in applying to recruit to the Centre via this exciting new 
funding scheme for mid-career researchers.
    * The Australian Research Council is offering a THOUSAND 4-year 
"Future Fellowships", 200 per year starting THIS year.  Funding rules 
for applications will be released in August 2008, with uptake in early 2009.
    * Salary of A$95K or A$135K plus $50K support paid by ARC and 
additional institutional support from the ARC Centre of Excellence 
for Coral Reef Studies.
    * Strong emphasis on mobility, moving to Australia.  Open to 
citizens of all countries. The host institution is expected to offer 
successful candidates a permanent position in year 5.
   Selection criteria are:

Investigator (50%).  Would need to have 12-20 publications depending 
on career stage

Strategic alignment (20%).  Need to demonstrate that the fellowship 
complements the research strengths of the host organization

Collaboration (20%).  Track record and plan for collaboration across 
institutions, countries, disciplines and/or industry.

Australia National Research Priority (10%).  (e.g. building areas of 
research strength, such as coral reef science)

Further information will be available from the ARC Centre's booth at 
the ICRS meeting in Fort Lauderdale, in early July.

Dr Andrew H. Baird, Principal Research Fellow, ARC Centre of 
Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, 
Qld, 4811, Australia. Tel + 617 47814857, Fax:  + 617 47816722, 
email: andrew.baird at jcu.edu.au, mob + 61 400 289770


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