Robert Wrigley Diagnostic Imaging Visiting Fellowship

02/23/2012

FACULTY OF VETERINARY SCIENCE, THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

The Robert Wrigley Diagnostic Imaging Visiting Fellowship was established in 2011 to support Diagnostic Imaging in the Faculty of Veterinary Science and to honor the service and achievement of Professor Robert Wrigley.

ELIGIBILITY
Applicants must be a veterinarian with specialist qualifications in diagnostic imaging. The Fellowship is open to applicants from Australia and overseas and international experience would be highly desirable.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR 2012
Applications are now open for the period up until 31 December 2012.

A brief application (2-3 pages) detailing the research, guest lectures and/or clinical service proposed and a budget should be submitted to the Dean, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney. Proposals should also include the anticipated outcomes of the activities, the academic mentor and location for the duration of the fellowship, a CV and a letter of confirmation that the award will be accepted within the specified period.

Closing date: 31 March 2012
Contact Details: 02 9351 6936
Email: vetscience.dean@sydney.edu.au

PURPOSE OF THE FELLOWSHIP
The Fellowship is designed to promote quality research in diagnostic imaging and to attract to the University of Sydney persons of outstanding achievement in this specialty. The successful applicants would be encouraged to participate in an Australian clinical research project which may include ad hoc seminars or guest lectures related to the research subject and other activities judged to be of advantage to the students and staff of the Faculty of Veterinary Science.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The successful candidate will be required to undertake a combination of research, guest lectures/seminars for a period of not less than 6 weeks, except by resolution of the Faculty where it may be reduced to not less than four weeks.

It is preferred that the proposed time would fall within the current university teaching timetable. There would be an expectation that the successful candidate be involved in diagnostic imaging service and supervision of resident and intern training during the period of the fellowship.

The budget (up to maximum of $15,000) may include the following items:
a. Return economy airfare
b. Living expenses (accommodation, local travel)

Actual expenses will be reimbursed on production of receipts.

REVIEW PROCESS
Applications will be reviewed by a sub-committee of the Faculty Executive Committee, nominated by the Dean. The sub-committee will rank applications and make a recommendation to the Dean. The Dean will award the Fellowship in accordance with the terms of the bequest. The Dean reserves the right to not recommend an award for any round.