Boehringer Ingelheim Pty Limited Australia proudly sponsors this COPD Research Fellowship.
Deadline for applications: 5pm AEST 25 August 2019
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Lung Foundation Australia / Boehringer Ingelheim COPD Fellowship supports research to improve the diagnosis and management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Australia. Specifically, the proposed research must be aimed at developing and/or delivering optimal care to people with COPD.
Relevant domains of research inquiry range from evaluation of population screening initiatives; interventions to improve diagnostic accuracy within primary care; investigations of basic science which has a direct benefit to patients; through to issues of management in the context of a clinician-patient interaction to system level issues to do with the organisation, financing and performance of the health system, including COPD management of indigenous and ethnic minorities within Australia.
Lung Foundation Australia invites applications from medical and scientific graduates who will be resident in Australia throughout the period of the research program. The Fellowship is available as either a one or two year award, with a value of $A80,000 per annum. The funds are to cover the salary (including on-costs) for the successful research fellow and for no other purpose.
 Financial member of the TSANZ who has obtained the support of a proposer and seconder and has been endorsed by the TSANZ Board
The following conditions apply to this award:
A track record
The Research Sub-Committee of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) will assess all applications. Applications will be assessed using the following scoring system:
Aimed at developing and/or delivering optimal care to people with COPD (Assess against relevant domains of research enquiry)
Yes / No
Originality of idea and significance of hypotheses
Feasibility of project
Appropriateness of methods
Publication record and awards relative to opportunity
Early to Mid-Career ≤ 10 years post PhD
Integration in career path
Call for Applications opens
25 August 5pm (ESDT)
Closing time/date for applications
Officially presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting, TSANZ, Melbourne, VIC
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