Excellent Early Career Scientist in SMS Award

Due to the influence of Covid-19, we would like to postpone the application deadline for the Excellent Early Career Scientist in SMS Award to June 30th, 2020.

Excellent Early Career Scientist in SMS Award

1. General info and selection criteria for this award after the ISA guideline:

  • One person every year from worldwide,
  • In early 5 years of his/her scientific research career after PhD or master,
  • Have achieved a significant contribution to advance scientific knowledge of SMS related disciplin
  • Nomination deadline: April 30th, 2020, June 30th, 2020.
  • Send the material to wg_smsmor@sio.org.cn with subject of “Excellent Early Career Scientist in SMS Award + Name +Affiliation”, for example: Excellent Early Career Scientist in SMS Award, Thomas Zhang, Zhejiang University, China.

2. Nominations should consist of the following documents:

  • A letter from the nominator summarizing the research of the applicant and outlining the national or international significance of the applicants work to date. The letter should not exceed 750words,
  • The curriculum vitae of the candidate,
  • Any relevant publication derived from the applicants,
  • Two letters of sponsors outlining the type and impact of the research carried out by the nominee.

3. Advisory Committee:

  • All WG members; However,
  • Members are required to disclose any conflict of interest and to recuse themselves from evaluating any proposal on which they have or may be perceived to have a conflict of interest such as having a mentor-mentee relationship with the candidate.

4. Selection Process:

  • Members of the Advisory Committee evaluate and sort the applications,
  • The evaluations will be submitted to Co-Chairs forthe final decision.

5. Award and Presentation:

  • The award will be granted to the successful applicant,
  • The awardee will be announced at the next WG meeting and/or will be announced through the InterRidge and/or WG channel.