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AXA Research Fund Post-Doctoral Fellowships

2011 Call - Second Wave 

This programme provides funding of up to €120,000 (~S$240,000) for a period of up to 24 months.

 

The following table illustrates the areas which can/cannot be funded:

 

Areas of Research for 2011

For detailed information on research areas, please refer to Section 3.1.

Eligible for Funding NOT Eligible for Funding
  • Life Risks

· Ageing and long term care

· Addictions and risky behaviours

· Emerging biomedical risks

 

 

  • SocioEconomic Risks

· Geopolitical risks

· Macro-economical risks

· Large corporate risks

· Sociological and Psychology of risks

 

 

  • Environmental Risks

· Natural catastrophes

· Risks linked to climate change

  • Research violating national regulations

 

  • Research having direct military use

 

  • Research having potentially dangerous environmental impact

 

  • Biomedical research led without the informed consent of the donor

 

  • Research on embryo stem cells

 

  • Processing of private personal data without the informed consent of the concerned (including genetic information)

 

  • Research activities aiming at human cloning

 

Please note the following nationality and host location restrictions:

 

Restrictions on Nationality And Research Laboratory Location
Applicant's Nationality Research Laboratory Location Restrictions
If applicant is a citizen of:

 · One of the member states of the European Union (EU) or

 

· One of the countries associated to the EU, within the meaning of the 7th Framework Programme of the EU (FP7). (i.e. Switzerland, Israel, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Turkey, Croatia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Serbia, Albania and Montenegro) or

 

· Asia (Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, India)

 

· Latin America (Brazil and Mexico)

No restriction on the country in which the Post-Doc research laboratory is located.

 

If applicant is not from

 

  •  One of the member states of the European Union (EU) or

 

  • One of the countries associated to the EU, within the meaning of the 7th Framework Programme of the EU (FP7). (i.e. Switzerland, Israel, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Turkey, Croatia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Serbia, Albania and Montenegro) or

 

  • Asia (Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, India)

 

  • Latin America (Brazil and Mexico)

The Post-Doc research laboratory must be located in

 

  • One of the member states of the European Union (EU) or

 

  • One of the countries associated to the EU, within the meaning of the 7th Framework Programme of the EU (FP7). (i.e. Switzerland, Israel, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Turkey, Croatia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Serbia, Albania and Montenegro) or

 

  • Asia (Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, India) or

 

  • Latin America (Brazil and Mexico)
 

 

 

Selection Process

 

There are two stages to the selection process

 

Stage 1: NUS shortlists nominees and submits their contact details to AXA

Stage 2: AXA contacts the shortlisted candidates and provides each with a login and password to access to the AXA application platform. Candidates login to the AXA platform to fill in their application and upload the required documents

 

Note that AXA is now more stringent with their selection process and from this call on, they have added the following selection criteria:

 

- International mobility

- Limited number of years after PhD (5 years)

 

 

Nomination

 

For each nominee, please submit 2 hardcopies (1 original + 1 copy) and 1 softcopy of the following documents to Ms Sherline Tay or Ms Geetha Baskaran, NUHS Research Office, 11th floor, NUHS Tower Block, 1E Kent Ridge Road in the given order by Thursday, 11 August 2011, 6pm

 
Required Documents

· Detailed Curriculum Vitae

· List of publications

· Statement of research intent (half a page, font size 11)

 

Please click here for more information, or visit the AXA Research Webpage.

 

 

Contact Person(s) for More Information

 

Ms Sherline Tay

Tel : 6772 3713

Email : medtgss@nus.edu.sg

Ms Geetha Baskaran

Tel : 6772 3714

Email : medgb@nus.edu.sg