The International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID) and the Swiss Society for Infectious Diseases (SSI) calls the application for SSI/ISID Infectious Diseases Research Fellowship Program. The purpose of this Infectious Diseases Research Fellowship Program is to support infectious disease physicians and scientists from under-resourced countries through multidisciplinary clinical and laboratory training at select biomedical institutions in Switzerland.
The objectives of the SSI/ISID Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program are to
A financial stipend of up to 50,000 CHF per year (approximately $51,000 USD) is available to Fellows to cover travel costs and living expenses of the fellows. In addition to that, the program intends to award one fellowship every year.
SSI/ISID fellowships are open to residents of low and middle-income countries as classified by the World Bank who have either an M.D. or Ph.D. in a relevant field and hold a position at a medical, research or public health institution.
In addition to that, applicants must be proficient in writing and speaking English and either German (for Basel, Bern, and Zurich) or French (for Geneva and Lausanne). But the applicants who propose a research-only fellowship does not need French or German fluency.
Interested candidates must apply through the online submissions system. In particular, the application must include