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The Danish Diabetes and Endocrine Academy (DDEA) invites applications for four Visiting Researcher Grants (previously named Visiting Professorships).
These grants include salary costs, travel and accommodation expenses for international senior researchers within diabetes, metabolism or other endocrinology fields who visit Danish research groups for a period of up five months during 2024 and 2025 (up to a maximum of DKK 400,000 in total).
With the Visiting Researcher Grants, the DDEA aims to stimulate collaborations between Danish and international research groups and attract international experts to Denmark. Applications can be in any research field within diabetes, metabolism or endocrinology. The DDEA will accept applications from senior academics (senior lecturer/associate professor or above).
Deadline for application is 23 August 2023 at 23:59 CET with expected date of reply 12 December 2023.
The grant must be activated within six months of receiving the grant notification letter (or by further agreement with the DDEA).
In order to apply for a Visiting Researcher Grant, the following requirements must be fulfilled:
The selected candidate and principal investigator at the host institution will be informed about the decision by the DDEA by 12 December 2023.
The DDEA will have no influence regarding the employment of the Visiting Researcher other than allocating the grant to the host institution.
The terms of employment shall be a mutual agreement between the applicant and the host institution/host university where the research will take place.
Selected candidates are expected to (i) be involved in organising or teaching at courses, seminars or workshops offered by the DDEA, and (ii) to participate in general DDEA activities, including annual reporting of activities and research results deriving from the project to the DDEA Secretariat.
Applications must be written in English and submitted via our online application form. You can edit and review your data before the final submission.
You must upload your application in a single PDF file.
The application should include the following documents, which should be numbered as specified below:
0. Title page: Name of applicant and project title
1. Abstract in English (half A4-page)
2. Lay abstract in Danish (half to one A4 page) with a short description of your project including purpose of the project and significance for patients/health care professionals/industry (if relevant) (please ask your principal investigator to help you write this abstract)
3. Research plan/project description including:
The page limit for the research plan is five pages (font size 12, single spacing), including figures and tables, but excluding references. Applications with research plans exceeding the page limit will not be considered.
4. Motivation letter including (max. one page):
5. Your curriculum vitae (max, two pages)
6. Your publication list with impact factor, H-index and total citations (no page limit)
7. Description of your teaching experience
8. Copy of PhD diploma or highest academic degree diploma
9. Recommendation and acceptance from host principal investigator/host institution including expected benefit to Danish diabetes and endocrine research
10. Short curriculum vitae from host principal investigator (max. two pages)
11. Other relevant documents
After submitting your application you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application. If you do not receive this email, please contact the DDEA Secretariat at email@example.com to make sure that your application has been successfully submitted. Please note that the date of submission stated in the e-mail is the date when you created the application.
The DDEA Secretariat will process all incoming applications. Applications that do not fulfil the eligiblility critieria and/or technical requirements will not be considered.
All eligible applications will be submitted to the DDEA’s Grant Review Committee for scientific evaluation.
Evaluation of the applications will consider four evaluation criteria: 1) the applicant; 2) the project; 3) the research environment; and 4) the DDEA funding focus areas: internationalisation, interdisciplinarity and collaboration across sectors.
For further information about the evaluation procedure, selection process and evaluation criteria (including the DDEA’s funding focus areas), please see the guidelines for the DDEA fellowship programme and evaluation criteria.
The DDEA will cover individual expenses for up to five months, including salary, travel and accommodation expenses (up to a maximum of DKK 400,000 in total).
Please note that the DDEA does not cover overhead or operating expenses.