Selby Research Award
- 31 March 2017
- 31 May 2017
- Office for Environmental Programs, School of Geography, School of Forest and Ecosystem Science, School of BioSciences, Bio 21, Engineering, Science - General, School of Physics, School of Earth Sciences, School of Chemistry, School of Mathematics and Statistics
Research Higher Degree
- 1 year
The Selby Scientific Foundation provides an award to support an early career researcher in CHEMISTRY and CHEMISTRY-RELATED disciplines.
The award is to assist an outstanding academic establish his or her research career in Chemistry or a Chemistry related discipline. Preference will be given to applicants whose research proposal involves a new collaboration either with industry or a team of interdisciplinary researchers. ELIGIBILITY: Preference will be given to academic staff currently in a continuing position and holding a minimum of a 0.5 FTE Teaching and Research (T&R) appointment at Level A or B in Chemistry or a Chemistry-related discipline. Candidates must be within 8 years of any appointment at the University of Melbourne. Consideration will also be given to fixed-term T&R academic staff Level A or B (minimum 0.5 FTE appointment and within 5 years of completing a PhD) and early career research-only level A or B academics (within 5 years of completing a PhD), with a track record demonstrating high research capacity if their current appointment at the University of Melbourne extends until 31 December 2018.
A report is provided annually to the Selby Trustees by the successful candidate; the successful candidate must acknowledge the Selby Scientific Foundation in any publications arising from their research during the award period.
The award is made by a University committee, chaired by the Associate Dean, Research & Industry - Faculty of Science, with membership including the Head of the School of Chemistry or their nominee and at least one other professor nominated by the Dean of Science.