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POGO-SCOR-Visiting Fellowship Programme 2019

POGO-SCOR-Visiting Fellowship Programme 2019

POGO-SCOR-Visiting Fellowship Programme 2019

About POGO-SCOR-Visiting Fellowship Programme 2019

 

This programme is jointly funded by POGO and the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) and is designed to promote training and capacity building leading towards a global observation scheme for the oceans. The Programme has been a success for over fifteen years, with more than 160 fellowships awarded since 2001.

 

The fellowship program is open to scientists, technicians, postgraduate students (preferably of PhD level) and post-doctoral fellows of developing countries and countries with economies in transition and involved in oceanographic work. Applicants must be citizens of developing countries or economies in transition, as defined by the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the OECD, for more information see the list of eligible countries. The main purpose of the program is to advance sustained ocean observations and their applications. Priority is given to applicants in early stages of career development. This fellowship is intended to support training in oceanographic observations, not to learn research techniques. Its main purpose is to advance sustained ocean observations and their applications; it offers the opportunity to visit other oceanographic centres for a short period (1 to 3 months) for training on any aspect of oceanographic observations, analyses, and interpretation.

 

Objectives

• Promote training and facilitate capacity development
• Advance sustained global ocean observations & their applications

 

What does the fellowship offer?

 

Funding to spend between one and three months at another oceanographic institute, anywhere in the world, to receive training on any aspect of oceanographic observation analyses and interpretation. The fellowship is NOT intended for an academic course of study, or for research.

 

Who can apply?

 

Scientists, technicians, postgraduate students or post-doctoral fellows from developing countries and countries with economies in transition (priority is given to early-career scientists).

 

What is needed to apply?

 

• Application form
• Letter of recommendation
• Letter of acceptance from prospective host
• Quote for flights

 

What is covered?

 

• International airfare
• Transport from airport to host institution
• Contribution towards living expenses

 

What is NOT covered?

 

• Domestic travel in home country
• Visa costs and insurance
• Salary/bursary
• Training costs

 

Priority Areas

 

• Fixed-point time-series observations (e.g. contributing to OceanSITES, ChloroGIN, Antares)
• Large-scale, operational biological observations including biodiversity (e.g. Continuous Plankton Recorder)
• Emerging technologies for ocean observations
• Coastal observations/ Coastal zone management
• Oxygen and Other Biogeochemical Sensors on Floats and Gliders
• Time series measurements of N2O and CH4
• Ocean observations and modelling in the Indian Ocean
• Ocean and coastal modelling
• Optical measurements of living and non-living particles
• Data management
• Argo floats & gliders

 

Contact :  E-mail: pogoadmin(at)pml.ac.uk

Application

 

Applications for 2019 are open from 6 March 2019 to 30 Apr 2019, and should be made via the marinetraining.eu website, at this link

 

Fellowships Publisher Website

 

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