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Academic Surgeon-Scientist Fellowship
This Award sits outside the Award Round. Please contact the Foundation office for details on how to apply.
To enable an outstanding surgeon-scientist working in OHNS in Australia or New Zealand to embark on an academic pathway by obtaining overseas clinical, research, teaching and administrative experience, before returning to Australia or New Zealand to establish an academic career in a Department of OHNS.
Term of award
Up to four (4) years.
Applicants must be outstanding surgeon-scientists working in OHNS, with the right to study and/or work in Australia or New Zealand (as appropriate).
Applicants must hold a PhD, and/or provide evidence for significant independent research experience, at the time of application.
Applicants must be committed to pursuing an academic-clinical career in a Department of OHNS in Australia and/or New Zealand.
Individuals who currently hold a similar fellowship must relinquish that fellowship to accept an Academic Surgeon-Scientist Fellowship.
Individuals who have previously held and received funding for an Academic Surgeon-Scientist Fellowship are ineligible.
Please read the Terms and Conditions of Award for all eligibility and ineligibility criteria.
For the overseas component (Years 1-2):
• A full-time stipend of up to AUD $150,000 per annum (all-inclusive);
• Up to AUD $5,000 per annum for minor items of personal equipment/consumables and conference attendance; and
• Up to AUD $5,000 per annum towards relocation costs to/from the overseas institution.
For the domestic component (Years 3-4):
• A part-time (0.5 FTE) stipend of up to AUD $75,000 per annum (all-inclusive); and
• Up to AUD $25,000 per annum for minor items of equipment, consumables and conference attendance.
How to apply
This Award sits outside of the annual Award Round. Please contact the Foundation office to ask how to submit an Expression of Interest.
Please contact the Foundation office for further details on the ASSF Application process and requirements.
2022 Award Round Opening Soon
Portal Applications for the following Awards will be invited from 4th July 2022:
+ Clinical Research Grant
+ Conjoint Grant
+ Research Scholarship
+ Junior Fellowship
+ Mid-Career Fellowship
+ Senior Fellowship
Read more here.
Applications open annually between early July and late August, with outcomes being announced in December.
Exceptions to this are: 1. Academic Surgeon-Scientist Research Scholarship: supervisors are announced on the Foundation website in February, with applications being aligned with the SET application process. 2. Academic Surgeon-Scientist Fellowship: offered on a periodic basis. For more details, please email us. 3. Chairs in OHNS: for more details on submitting a Chair in OHNS Proposal, please email us (firstname.lastname@example.org).