Selby Research Award
- 29 March 2018
- 2 May 2018
- 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
- 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 2018 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. Previously successful T&R applicants can re-apply if their proposed research differs from their previous application, although preference will be given to applicants who have not received Selby funding. b) 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 December 2019.
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.