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Opportunities for training in biomedical and health research

Applications are invited for training (6 to 18 months) or for short training periods (normally up to 6 months but up to 12 months for university professors or Heads of Department) from scientists who are citizens of a Member State of the European Community or of another State ...

Applications are invited for training (6 to 18 months) or for short training periods (normally up to 6 months but up to 12 months for university professors or Heads of Department) from scientists who are citizens of a Member State of the European Community or of another State participating in the Biomedical and Health Programme (BIOMED, 1990-1994). During the period up to 1994 citizens from countries within the European free Trade Association (EFTA) may become eligible to apply for fellowships. Applicants will be seeking to undertake specific research in the field of biomedicine and health in a laboratory within one of the participating countries. Several types of grant are available. - Junior level (duration 6-18 months): Applicants must hold a university degree and have at least one publication in an international peer-reviewed scientific journal to their credit. - Senior level (6-18 months): Applicants must hold a PH.D.. or have equivalent research experience, plus a minimum of four articles (as principal author) accepted for publication as above. - Short term grants: (up to 6 months): Aiming to provide an opportunity for an employed scientist to improve their knowledge or acquire a specific technique. The salary of the visiting scientist will be complemented by a monthly allowance from the Commission of ECU 750 approximately plus a contribution to the running costs of the training. - University professors or Heads of Department (up to 12 months). The Commission will complement the salary of such senior employed scientists on leave of absence by a monthly allowance of ECU 1000 approximately, while also contributing to the running costs of training activities. Applications may be submitted at any time during 1993-1994, with selection taking place three times each year (March, June and November).

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