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Call for applications 2019 - Joint NAM S&T Centre - ZMT Bremen (Germany) Fellowship in “Tropical Coastal Marine Research”

Deadline: 7 June 2019

NAM S&T Centre - ZMT Bremen

The Centre for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries (NAM S&T Centre) is pleased to invite applications from suitable candidates for the “Joint NAM S&T Centre - ZMT Bremen (Germany) Fellowship” in Tropical Coastal Marine Research for the year 2019.

This Fellowship scheme was initiated in January 2008 for affiliation of the scientists from the developing countries with the Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT), Bremen, Germany, for a period of up to 3 months to work with its senior researchers and faculty members for upgrading research skills in the fields related to Ecology, Biogeochemistry, Geology, Theoretical Ecology and Modelling, Social Sciences and Tropical Coastal Marine Systems, and undertaking short-term Joint Research Projects at ZMT, Bremen. Depending on the research topic, the selected Fellows can also benefit from the ZMT’s association with the Marine Science Institute of Bremen University, the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology and other well-established marine research institutes in Bremen.

The Fellowship will be awarded to the scientists only from the Member Countries of the NAM S&T Centre (Colombia is a member country) and only one scientist may be selected from a particular country. The NAM S&T Centre sponsors up to five scientists each year. While the Centre covers the international airfare of the selected Fellows from its Member Countries, ZMT provides a monthly subsistence allowance of 1250 euros to meet the accommodation and other expenses in Bremen.

Application recommended by the parent institution of the applicant and endorsed by the Focal Point of the NAM S&T Centre in the country of the applicant (the Colombian focal point is Colciencias) may be submitted to the Centre by email in the relevant format.

A proposal on the scientific work to be carried out at ZMT Bremen must be attached with the application. To prepare the proposal the applicants may carefully study the material available on the website of ZMT Bremen and then, if necessary, get in touch with the respective Work Group Leader at ZMT for scientific questions or via the E-mail: for administrative questions.

The selection will be made strictly based on the professional details of the applicant, plan of work to be carried out and mutual research interest of the applicant and ZMT. The guidelines for the Fellowship and the application form are available at the Centre’s Website. The Guidelines may  please be read carefully before submitting the application. 

Deadline: 7 June 2019

(Centro de CyT NoAL vía DRE)

[Boletín SIUN 434, 25/26 de abril de 2019]

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