Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Biosciences Fellowship Program 2018/2019 (Fully-funded)
Deadline: January 4, 2019
Applications are open for the Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Biosciences Fellowship Program 2018/2019. The CTR Biosciences Fellowship Program (CBFP) will award up to 12 fellowships to biological scientists from three participating countries: Iraq, Jordan, and Lebanon.
Selected fellows will conduct a science fellowship, requiring the fellow to travel for four to six months in duration, to engage in research at a host institution different than their home country beginning no earlier than September 2019.
Fellowship focus areas include:
- Dangerous human, animal, and zoonotic infectious diseases
- Pathogens of security concern
- Modern infectious disease diagnostic techniques
- Epidemiological surveillance and reporting of dangerous human and animal infectious diseases
- Application and institutionalization of internationally accepted principles and best practices of BS&S
- Application and institutionalization of One Health principles and approaches
- Detection, diagnosis, and reporting of infectious diseases caused by especially dangerous pathogens and pathogens of security concern
- CBFP will make all necessary travel arrangements and accommodations (travel, lodging, medical insurance and living stipends) for all selected fellows for the duration of the fellowship.
- Open to early to mid-career biological scientists working in government ministries, government-operated biological science laboratories, and/or research and diagnostic facilities with experience in laboratory operations, research, and diagnostics;
- Applicants should be from Jordan, Iraq and Lebanon. Only applications from these three countries will be considered;
- Applicants must hold a Bachelor of Science degree to be considered (applicants with a Master of Science or PhD are preferred) and be proficient in the English language for routine professional work.
- Applicants must currently reside in their country of permanent residence and will be required to return to their home
country after program completion.
For more information, visit CTR Biosciences Fellowship.