Applications are been accepted currently for the 2018 Elsevier Foundation/TWAS Sustainability Visiting Expert Program,eligible [persons are by this notice invited to apply for this program.
This program aims to provide institutions and research groups in developing countries, especially those with limited outside contacts, with the opportunity to establish long-term links with world leaders in sustainability and further build capacity building in their countries.
Value of Award: The sponsoring organization, through TWAS, will provide the visiting expert with up to USD4,000 to cover the cost of travel, visa, accommodation and other expenses related to the visit.
Eligible Countries: All
To Be Taken At (Country): Developing Countries
Eligibility: The Visiting Expert Programme places a strong emphasis on equal opportunities, and nominations of women scientists will be particularly welcomed. Please note: only persons who are experts in the field of sustainability will be considered for the programme.
How to Apply: Institutions wishing to be considered for this programme must complete the online application form. While filling in the online application, the following documentation needs to be uploaded:
- brief CV of the Sustainbility Visiting Expert (maximum 10 pages);
- list of publications of the Sustainbility Visiting Expert;
- letter from the Sustainability Visiting Expert detailing the research and teaching programme with which he/she could assist at the host institute;
- supporting statement from the head of the host institution.