Pfizer Research Fellowships 2011 at Pharmacia Foundation in Australia
Introduction : Australia has benefited significantly from having a strong and internationally competitive scientific community. Continued investment in this resource is essential to the future progress of our industry and Australia.
The Pfizer Australia Research Fellowship invests in Australian science by providing grants to outstanding biomedical scientists so they may commit to a research career locally. The Fellowships are awarded to individual scientists of demonstrated capability, with significant future potential to attain leadership in their chosen field of research. These Fellowships allow successful applicants to continue their program of research at an Australian university or research institution, by providing a 5-year grant covering salary, travel and other establishment costs.
Pfizer Australia Research Fellowships are presided over by an Australian Board that consists of eminent representatives of the Australian scientific research community. The Board reviews the activities of the Fellowship, advises on the future plans of the Fellowship and provides scientific and strategic support to the programs.
Selection Procedure : The Pfizer Australia Research Fellowships Selection Committee is central to the selection of the final candidates to be awarded a Fellowship. The Selection Committee initially screens all applications against the fellowship selection criteria to determine which applications advance to the peer review stage. The Selection Committee is also involved in the final interviews that determine the successful Fellowship recipients. The Selection Committee is made up of local biomedical scientists with a wide range of medical & scientific research expertise under the Chairmanship of John Funder.
The members of the Selection Committee are:
* Professor John Funder
* Professor Gabrielle Belz
* A/Prof Lin Fritschi
* Professor Peter Leedman
* Professor Perry Bartlett
* Professor Louise Burrell
* A/Prof Sally Dunwoodie
* Professor Tony Burgess
Important Dates :
Applications Deadline : 17th June 2011
Presentations & Interviews : 17th & 18th October 2011
Application Form : For Download Online Application Form Click http://www.pfizer.com.au/ResearchFellowships/ApplicationForm.doc
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd
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WEST RYDE NSW 2114
Email : pfizerfellow.australia(AT)pfizer.com
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