HIV and Drug Use Fellowship

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HIV and Drug Use Fellowship:

With the support of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the International AIDS Society (IAS) has established a research fellowship programme focusing on HIV and drug use, with the goal of contributing to advances in the scientific understanding of drug use and HIV, while fostering multinational research on HIV and drug use.

This fellowship programme consists of two types of awards:

US$75,000 to be awarded to a junior scientist for 18-months for post-doctoral training and US$75,000 to be awarded to a well -established HIV researcher for eight-month long professional development training, both at leading institutes excelling in research in the HIV-related drug use field.

Eligible Candidates:

  • Junior investigators with a doctoral degree (e.g. Ph.D., M.D.) in the field of behavioral and social sciences, biological sciences, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, medicine, physics, or public health.
  • Well-established HIV researchers not currently active in the field of HIV-related drug use research, with a minimum of seven years’ experience beyond post-doctoral level, and with a documented scientific record that includes peer-reviewed publications.
  • Applicants must present documentation that verifies their qualifications.
  • The applicant will be asked to articulate their fellowship goals, provide a brief project proposal abstract, and write a research plan for conducting HIV research related to drug use.
  • Applicants must have an appropriate mentor who holds an established post for the duration of the fellowship and has a track record in research and training in HIV and drug use.
  • Applicants must confirm that the host institute and the mentor can guarantee that space and facilities will be made available for the prospective fellow should he/she be successful in obtaining the fellowship.

    Deadline: 10th February

    For more fellowship information and application, see: HIV and Drug Use Fellowship Website

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