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SCAR XXXV Delegates Meeting, Davos, Switzerland, 25-26 June 2018
SCAR XXXV Paper 37: SCAR Visiting Professor Scheme
Agenda Item: 8.2.
Person Responsible: Secretariat
Eoghan Griffin, Rosemary Nash
The Visiting Professorship scheme is intended to facilitate capacity building for mid to late career stage scientists and academics, whose work contributes to the scientific objectives of SCAR, and complements the SCAR Fellowship scheme.
A number of issues with the scheme have been identified including applications not addressing the purpose of the scheme and the lack female applicants. A review of the scheme has been proposed.
Delegates are asked to consider ways to help with the funding and advertising of the scheme.
Summary Budget 2018 to 2020
The budget for the scheme is fixed annually at USD$5,000 annually, providing funds for two Visiting Professorships.