Temminck and Martin Fellowships
The Naturalis fellowship-programme
NCB Naturalis offers fellowships for medium-term visiting researchers in the fields of Geology and Zoology. The program consists of two kinds of stipends: one for senior scholars (Temminck-Fellowship) and one for junior scholars (Martin-Fellowship).
Intended applicants for the Martin-fellowship are young, promising researchers (pre- or postdoctoral) with no permanent academic employment; for example, recent MSc graduates who are preparing for a PhD project or recent PhD's who are intending to elaborate part of their thesis or wish to prepare for a postdoctoral research project.
Intended applicants for the Temminck-fellowship are experienced, internationally known scientists who hold a permanent position elsewhere (or are already retired) but who, for example, wish to carry out a piece of research during their sabbatical or who want to write up publications in collaboration with NCB Naturalis researchers.
Both types of fellowships should result in any or all of the following kinds of output:
1) Publications submitted to scientific journals, books, or book chapters, co-authored by the fellow and one or more staff members of NCB Naturalis in the research departments Geology, Marine Zoology and Terrestrial Zoology.
2) Research proposals submitted to national or international funding agencies, for research projects to be carried out at (or in affiliation with) NCB Naturalis.
3) Seminars or courses held in NCB Naturalis.
All applicants should:
a) Not have the Dutch nationality or otherwise not have worked or studied in the Netherlands for at least five years (for EU-citizens, the Synthesys-programme may be more suitable).
b) Be active within one of the geological and zoological disciplines that NCB Naturalis research staff members work on.
c) Seek contact with and support from one or more researchers at Naturalis before applying, from the departments Geology, Marine Zoology or Terrestrial Zoology.
d) Spend most of the fellowship period within NCB Naturalis or during Naturalis-organised fieldwork.
To apply, the applicant should submit the following:
a) A curriculum vitae, including a list of publications
b) A research proposal (2 pp. max.) and/or a list of publications intended to be finished during the stay at Naturalis, also specifying the role of the Naturalis-counterpart.
c) A budget. (See below for conditions)
Normally, the following costs can be covered under the fellowship: international travel (tickets and visa expenses); daily allowance up to a maximum of € 70 per day for lodging and meals. Regular inhouse research expenses (e.g. laboratory costs) are already covered.
Fellows are responsible for their own travel-related health insurance.
In general, fellowships last between one and three months for EU citizens from so-called Schengen countries and up to four weeks for researchers from other countries. Succesful fellows can apply for a second term.
Applications can be submitted throughout the year, with deadlines 31 March and 30 September, respectively. These applications will be judged by a committee in April and October. Applications for fellowships may be sent by e-mail to: email@example.com. Once a fellowship proposal is accepted, fellows are responsible for arranging their own travel, visa, and insurance cover. For more information on the programme, contact: Dr. Bert W. Hoeksema, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, March 2, 2012