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ERS Long-Term Research Fellowships now open

Applications for the ERS Long-Term Research Fellowships 2016 are now open

Deadline: 31 January, 2016

ERS Long-Term Fellowship programmes offer a unique opportunity for investigators and clinicians in the early stages of their careers to get support for their research activities. Fellowships are intended to fund clinical research, translational research and basic science, giving participants a chance to learn new skills in a different setting.

What’s new this year? Ten different fellowship programmes are running for 2016 including a new programme for paediatrics and two additional funding partnerships with national societies.

Who can apply? Candidates actively engaged in respiratory research or practice; postgraduate degree holders in respiratory medicine or science (MDs, MSc, PhD students, PhD holders); or qualified healthcare professionals (non‐MD).

Plan and prepare: A project proposal of six to twelve months with a mobility component should be submitted online by 31 January, 2016 and should include involvement from your home and host centres. Rules and regulations, programme information and application details are available online.

Current opportunities:

ERS Standard Fellowships
ERS Fellowships for scientifically developing countries
ERS PAH Fellowships supported by GSK
ERS/ALAT Joint Fellowship
ERS/SEPAR Joint Fellowship

ERS International Fellowships
ERS Child Lung Health Fellowships*
ERS/EMBO Joint Fellowships
ERS/CTS Peter Macklem Joint Fellowships
ERS/SPLF Joint Fellowships*
*applicants from scientifically developing countries are also eligible.

Apply by 31 January, 2016

ERS Fellowship in Industry:

For MDs specialised in Asthma or COPD, two fellowships in industry are also open until 10 January, 2016. Find out more and apply online.