2016 MAGNIMS / ECTRIMS Research Fellowship

2016 MAGNIMS / ECTRIMS Research Fellowship

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2016 ECTRIMS-MAGNIMS Research Fellowship Programme

ECTRIMS and MAGNIMS are pleased to announce its Research Fellowship program for the coming year.

Aim:

This fellowship wants to foster the development of young researchers in the field of MS by supporting their work on scientific projects at renowned host institutions within the MAGNIMS network in Europe. The program shall achieve transfer and broadening of knowledge regarding the application of magnetic resonance to MS research and will promote the researcher’s integration into the international scientific community.

Duration and funding:

ECTRIMS will support two fellowships annually, each with duration of 1 year, with an annual stipend of up to €50,000.

Eligibility:

Applicants should be under 40 years and affiliated to an academic department, which can guarantee a continuation of his or her research.

Selection:

The Adjudication Committee will be made by three external reviewers (non-MAGNIMS members) and 1 of the MAGNIMS Co-Chairs. The Committee decision will be based on the following criteria:

  • Applicants potential for scientific development including the capacity to carry out proposed research project
  • Quality of research project and its potential to serve the aims of the program
  • Appropriateness of home and host institutions

A final decision, including reviewer’s comments will be notified to all applicants.

Application:

The following documents are required:

–   Applicant’s curriculum vitae including publications

–   Project description according to the format described in the application form

–   Letter of acceptance from and short description of the host institution
–   Letter of support from the home institution

Deadline:

The deadline for application is 01/02/2016

Final Report / Evidence of Results:

Upon completion of the fellowship, ECTRIMS and MAGNIMS network expects a final report. This should detail:

  • The candidate’s gain from the fellowship
  • His / her research achievements
  • The particular area of expertise which has been acquired
  • A statement from candidate’s mentor
  • A financial report from the institution on how the funds provided by ECTRIMS have been spent

Work produced as a result of or in connection with the ECTRIMS-MAGNIMS research fellowship must be reported at the annual ECTRIMS conference and presented at MAGNIMS meeting, and must acknowledge the ECTRIMS-MAGNIMS support.

In addition, ECTRIMS and MAGNIMS network asks for electronic copies of papers, abstracts and posters resulting from the fellowship.

Money Administration

The MAGNIMS network asks that the money of the 2 fellowships will be administrated directly by the ECTRIMS administrative office.

Contact

Applications for the ECTRIMS-MAGNIMS research fellowship should be submitted to:

Prof. Alex Rovira
MR Unit. Section of Neuroradiology
Vall d’Hebron University Hospital
Passeig Vall d’Hebron 119-129

08035 Barcelona

alex.rovira@idi.gencat.cat

Phone +34-932746732/93 4286034
Fax +34-934286059

Details about the ECTRIMS-MAGNIMS Fellowship program and application material can be obtained from the MAGNIMS (www.magnims.eu) and ECTRIMS (www.ectrims.eu/) web sites