Selby Research Award
- 4 July 2017
- 14 August 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 provides funds to assist an outstanding early career academic establish his or her research career in Chemistry or a Chemistry related discipline. Preference will be given to applicants who plan to use the funds in 2017 to further their research activities and whose research proposal involves a new collaboration either with industry or a team of interdisciplinary researchers. ELIGIBILITY:a)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 B or C in Chemistry or a Chemistry-related discipline. Candidates must be within 10 years of completing their PhD. b)Consideration will also be given to fixed-term T&R academic staff Level B or C (minimum 0.5 FTE appointment and within 10 years of completing a PhD) and early career research only Level A and 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 Dec 2018.
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.