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Antarctic Fellowship - Early Career Scientists

Temporary
Science & Academic
West Antarctic region
2 months ago

Antarctic Fellowship Eligibility Criteria

Applications are welcome from any “early career” person with a background in a range
of disciplines and fields including, but not limited to; Engineering, Environmental
Management or Science, Tourism, Data Management, Technology, Social Sciences,
Humanities, Education, Communication and Outreach, Law, Operations and Logistics,
Search and Rescue, Medical and Science.

“Early career” person is defined here as someone who is:

Within the first five years after completion of the highest level of university
award/certificate/degree obtained; or
any person regardless of university completion who has begun an Antarctic-related
career in the past five years.

So, as examples:

▪ Those who have a doctorate, with not more than 5 years since your doctoral
award.
▪ Those whose highest level of university qualification is a master’s degree, with
not more than 5 years since your master’s degree was awarded to you.
▪ Those whose highest level of university qualification is an undergraduate
degree, with not more than 5 years since your bachelor’s degree or
baccalaureate was awarded to you.

Applications are welcome from:

Those who wish to complete project work at or in partnership with a facility, field facility
or higher learning institute in an Antarctic Treaty country that is different from
applicant’s: (a) country of citizenship (which should be a Antarctic Treaty country), and
(b) country of current residence.

Those who wish to complete project work at or in partnership with a facility, field facility
or higher learning institute that is different from their own but in the same Antarctic
Treaty country provided the proposal includes unique activities that foster cooperation
and/or strengthen capacity with other international stakeholders.
Those wishing to work with Members of the IAATO community, this may include in
kind support from an IAATO Member such as an opportunity to work on an IAATO
Member vessel (subject to permitting/authorisation of the activity by a National
Competent Authority and confirmation of availability on a case-by-case basis).
Projects requiring Antarctic field work may be subject to permitting/authorisation from
a National Competent Authority before being allowed to proceed. Please check with
your home and/or host institute before submitting your application.

It may not be possible to accept applications proposing research surveys of clients
travelling to/from Antarctica with IAATO member operators or projects requiring
operators and/or their staff to coordinate research on behalf of the applicant.

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