IARC WHO Senior Visiting Scientist Award in France, 2018

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The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is seeking applications from applicants to apply for IARC WHO Senior Visiting Scientist Award in France, 2018. International applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship.The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is the specialized cancer research Agency of the World Health Organization (WHO). Situated in Lyon, France, IARC houses both epidemiology and laboratory Groups allowing it to fulfil its mission: to coordinate and conduct research on the causes of human cancer, to elucidate the mechanisms of carcinogenesis, and to develop scientific strategies for cancer prevention and control.

Course Level: 

This is a senior visiting scientist’s award.

Study Subject:

The major areas of activity are focused on understanding cancer etiology (including infections, nutrition, lifestyle, environment, radiation, and genetics), developing strategies for cancer prevention (primary prevention, screening, and implementation research), and elucidating the underlying mechanisms of carcinogenesis through studies of molecular and cell biology, molecular genetics, epigenetics, and molecular pathology.

Scholarship Benefit:

The annual stipend will be 48,000 Euros, pro-rata, according to the length of stay. The cost of travel for the Awardee, and in certain circumstances for dependants, will be met, and health insurance covered. The Award should be taken up no later than 30 November 2018.

Scholarship can be taken in

 Lyon, France

Nationality: 

International applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.

Eligibility:

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

Qualified and experienced senior investigators with more than 15 years’ experience and an outstanding publication record in fields covered by IARC’s programmes.

How to Apply: 

The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Application Deadline: the next call for application for this program will begin in September 2018

Scholarship Link

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