The Azores Symposium on Advances in Ocean Observation is inviting three (3) Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) specifically from under-represented ocean facing nations including LDC’s or SIDS, who will be competitively selected to attend this event for 4 full days with all expenses paid inclusive of travel, room and board. Candidates can be from any part of the world, but must meet the following minimum requirements:
Attending/working in an accredited academic institution in an LDC or SIDS nation in ocean sciences or marine engineering related to the scope of the symposium in upper water-column exploration
Eligibility (one of)
Currently enrolled (2021-22 academic year) in a Phd program
Early career faculty within 5 years of graduation
Engaged in inter-disciplinary research across the ocean sciences and marine technology focused on upper water-column ocean processes and dynamics
Provide a CV and a letter of recommendation from her/his primary advisor demonstrating research accomplishment in any of the fields above
Provide a 1 page (only) statement of interest and how attendance at this event would help their research
Present at least 1 poster of their research at the event
Be articulate, energetic and be able to communicate clearly and succinctly to the distinguished scholars at the event
Preference will be given to women and minorities and individuals with a first author publication in a peer-reviewed journal recognized in any of the above fields.
As part of the acceptance, the ESR would need to work with the symposium organizers and help with the logistics of the event, prior, during and after the event.
All materials should be sent (in PDF only) via email to email@example.com with a subject: Application for Azores Symposium ESR
Attendance requires all participants to be fully vaccinated (at least 2 shots) with an authorized (EU Medicines Agency or US Centers for Disease Control) vaccine. In addition, any entry requirements of the Republic of Portugal will need to be satisfied.
Deadline for submission: February 28th, 2022
Decision date: March 15th, 2022