Working at CIBER


Opportunities

There are several possibilities to get financial support to work at CIBER. We here provide a brief overview over some sources for funding and provide links to the grant funding websites for further information. Many individual countries maintain individulal grant regimes that can also finance postgraduate and postdoctoral work abroad.

The University of Western Australia maintains a specific website with an overview of Scholarships avaialble for all Academic levels, including key dates when calls are open and deadlines for proposal submissions. The site can be found here

ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA)

Grant description:

he ARC plans to introduce a new scheme for early career researchers (ECRs) to be known as Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) in 2011, for funding commencing in 2012. It is anticipated that the Funding Rules for DECRA will be available in February 2011. Eligibility will be based upon time since PhD, and will define ECRs as those within 5 years of PhD. Funding will be provided to support salary and project costs

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Marie Curie: International Outgoing Fellowships (IOF)

Grant description:

IOFs are for researchers from EU Member States and Associated Countries. To apply, you must have either a doctoral degree or at least 4 years of full-time equivalent research experience, after obtaining a degree permitting you to embark on a doctorate. But more experience is welcomed, although it will not affect your chances of obtaining an IOF.

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ARC Future Fellowships

Grant description:

The Australian Research Council Future Fellowships offer four-year fellowships of up to $140,000 a year to Australian and international researchers in the middle of their career. In addition, each researcher's Administering Organisation will receive funding of up to $50,000 per year to support related infrastructure, equipment, travel and relocation costs.

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UWA Postdoctoral Fellowships

Grant description:

A 3 year postdoctoral fellowship offered by the University of Western Australia with the aim to recruit, retain and develop high quality researchers. The fellowship covers salary and 6000 A$ per year for research.

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UWA Research Development Awards

Grant description:

The award is offered by the University of Western Australia and designed to provide an opportunity for early career researchers to develop grant application and research skills that initiate future research projects and to build track records for external grant competitiveness. Grants of up to $30,000 are awarded for one year

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Endeavour Schoolarships and Fellowships

Grant description:

The Australia Awards Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships form part of the Australian Government’s Australia Awards. Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships is an internationally competitive program for:
1. Australians to undertake study, research and professional development abroad
2. citizens from eligible countries to undertake study, research and professional development in Australia.

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