Applying for a CAREER DEVELOPMENT AWARD

The Lorne Infection and Immunity Conference is pleased to offer three Career Development Awards to postdoctoral researchers.  The purpose of these awards is to assist early career researchers who have contributed to their discipline to further their careers by attending the Lorne Infection and Immunity conference.

Applicant Criteria Includes:

  • Applicants must be within 6 years of their PhD being awarded, career disruptions being considered

  • Applicants must complete the Career Development Award application criteria available via the registration and submission portal before clicking “submit abstract” 

  • Applicants must have submitted an abstract for consideration as an oral presentation prior to the deadline of Friday 25 October 2019

AWARDS ARE PROUDLY SPONSORED BY THE VICTORIAN INFECTION AND IMMUNITY NETWORK, THE AUSTRALIAN INFECTIOUS DISEASES RESEARCH CENTRE, AND THE LORN INFECTION AND IMMUNITY CONFERENCE.

Award details:

The three successful applicants will receive full registration (priced at $650 each) at the Lorne Infection and Immunity conference, 19-21 February 2020.  If the successful applicants(s) have already paid for registration at the conference, then their payment will be refunded.

Applicants must have completed their PhD within the last six years (with allowances for career disruptions).  Past recipients of a VIIN Career Development Award are not eligible.

The committee reserves the right not to award a prize or prizes at their discretion.

Applications will be assessed by members of the Lorne Infection and Immunity organising committee and applicants will be notified of the outcome by email by 15 December 2019.

Please submit your Career Development Award application via your registration dashboard. The option will appear following your abstract submission.  Please note the following:

  • Yes, you should submit your Career Development Award application at the SAME TIME that you submit your abstract

  • Please login to Currinda to note the questions you are required to complete in your application

  • You are advised to prepare your responses to these questions in a Word document and copy-paste your answers into Currinda.

  • Please note that word counts apply to each response.