Fellowship categories

Fellowship categories

Criteria Visiting Scientist (VSc) Senior Research Fellow (SRF) Research Fellow (RF) Graduate Fellow (GF)
Objective of the engagement Research or other specified collaboration  Research type / topic must align/contribute to ILRI program/project objectives and capacity development ToC

 

Research contribution to ILRI priority research theme through collaborative arrangement between ILRI and VS home institution (MoU). Mentorship and supervision towards independent researcher

 

 

Non-degree capacity development/skill development. ILRI expertise and facilities to support national/NARS research project/program status

 

Research, supervision, and mentorship in the use of techniques and tools

 

 

Non-degree capacity development/skill development i.e. engagement is not tied to any academic training. ILRI expertise and facilities sought to support national/NARS research project/program

 

Research, supervision, and mentorship in towards postgraduate degree (MSc or PhD)

 

Engagement contributes to academic requirements of the graduate fellow

 

Contributes to ILRI by making significant contributions through research and/or undertaking an advisory role

 

Contributes to ILRI work through publications on the project/ assignment. Direct contribution via research also possible

 

Contributes to ILRI work through publications on the project/ assignment. Direct contribution via research also possible

 

Contributes to ILRI work through publications on the project/ assignment. Direct contribution via research also possible

 

Academic requirements Has PhD with significant experience in specialist area.

 

Has a PhD but need not have had experience as an independent researcher aside from research done for the doctoral degree

 

Has Master’s degree

 

Continuing Masters/ PhD student

 

 

Duration 1-3 years, with option to renew 3 – 12 months, with option to extend 3 -12 months, with option to extend 3 – 36 months, with option to extend

 

Recruitment/ Contract Management Initiated by program to P&OD, approval by P&OD, P&OD responsible for recruitment process, VSc contract prepared and signed by P&OD. 

 

Contract management: Staff HR manual/policies apply  

 

 

Initiated by program to CapDev, approval by CapDev, CapDev responsible for recruitment process, SRF contract prepared and signed by CapDev. 

 

Contract management: ILRI Fellowship Procedures apply

Initiated by program to CapDev, approval by CapDev, CapDev responsible for recruitment process, RF contract prepared and signed by CapDev 

 

 

Contract management: ILRI Fellowship Procedures apply

 

Initiated by program to CapDev, approval by CapDev, CapDev responsible for recruitment process, GF contract prepared and signed by CapDev

 

Contract management: ILRI Fellowship Procedures apply

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