AUSTRALIA: John Dillon Fellowship in Agricultural Research
Deadlines - August 2012

Deadline: 31 August

The Fellowship scheme provides career development opportunities for outstanding young agricultural scientists or economists from ACIAR partner countries who are involved in a current or recently completed ACIAR project. The Fellowship aims to develop leadership skills in the areas of agricultural research management, agricultural policy and/or extension technologies

Arrangements for the Fellowships will be flexible, and the following points are intended to indicate features of the program:

  • Fellowships normally involve a 5-6 week period in Australia.
  • Fellows are hosted by 1-2 Australian organisations (such as a Federal Government Department, a University, a Cooperative Research Centre or State Department of Agriculture) where they spend at least 50 % of their Fellowship period.
  • Fellows participate in a formal research management training course in Australia.
  • Fellows undertake a structured program of visits to various institutes, including the presentation of relevant lectures.


Eligibility:

  • Applicants should be under 45 at the time of application.
  • The applicants must be associated with ACIAR bilateral projects that are either active or completed in the last 24 months.
  • The Fellow can be associated with either a National Agricultural Research System or a CGIAR centre but must be a citizen of an ACIAR partner country.


Contact:

Mrs Sharon Harvey, Secretariat
John Dillon Memorial Fellowship
c/- ACIAR, GPO Box 1571
Canberra ACT 2601
Australia
fax + 61 2 6217 0501
email: harvey@aciar.gov.au


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