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The SETAC Europe Noack Laboratorien Outstanding Science Career Award is to recognise a scientist for their contribution to environmental toxicology and chemistry over a prolonged period of time. A candidate for the award will demonstrate an outstanding record of interdisciplinary activities related to science on a global scale that will traverse SETAC’s tripartite sectors of business, government and academia. Applicants can be from any career stage but the outstanding contribution must reflect multiple achievements.

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Eligibility

  • An early career scientist for the purpose of this award is defined as up to 3 years since the completion of an undergraduate or postgradute degree and must be proven with a copy of the latest degree.
  • Candidates must be SETAC Europe member (Europe, Russia and Middle East) with an active membership.
  • Applications for this award are welcomed from academia, business and government scientists.
  • Self-nominations and nominations submitted in support of candidates are welcome.

Application Instruction

The application package must contain:

  • An evidence-based portfolio (maximum 2000 words) should be submitted by a peer, line manger or by self-nomination.
  • A CV (maximum 15 A4 pages) that provides detailed (past and current activities), which demonstrates an outstanding record of interdisciplinary activities related to science.
  • A publication list or other documents (relevant to the candidate’s professional activities) that will allow an evaluation of the candidate’s expertise.
  • A maximum of five letters of support should accompany the award application with at least one letter representing each of the tripartite sectors (business, government and academia) to demonstrate the impact of the candidate’s contribution to the scientific community.

Note: If it is not possible to provide letters of support from all three tripartite sectors, an application will still be considered for the award if a justification for the omission is provided with the application.

Selection Process

The SETAC Europe Awards Committee will evaluate all applications using a predefined scoring sheet and discuss about the outcome during a conference call. The winner will be ratified by the SETAC Europe Council.

Award Procedure

All applicants or the nominators will be informed about the outcome by early March. The award will be recognized and presented at the SETAC Europe 30th Annual Meeting from 3–7 May 2020 in Dublin, Ireland. The award will also cover one annual meeting registration to facilitate attendance at the annual meeting to receive their award, 1000€ contribution towards travel costs and an invitation to the Presidents Reception.

For further information contact Rebecca Bundschuh