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HRB/NCI Health Economics Fellowships What are the objectives of this Fellowship? This Fellowship programme aims to encourage successful applicants to pursue careers in health economics on the island of Ireland. The duration of the fellowship will be four years leading to a PhD degree in health economics. The Fellowship includes ten months of coursework in health economics, cancer prevention and health policy, based mainly in Ireland, followed by two years of mentored research at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Washington DC and a final year of mentored research at an affiliated host institution in Ireland. Who should apply? Applications are invited from graduates and researchers with a primary degree in a relevant discipline such as epidemiology, (bio)statistics and economics. Applicants with advanced degrees in medicine or other sciences (e.g. MD or PhD) will also be considered. Specific experience in health economics is not required. Applicants must
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Unformatted text preview: be eligible for a J1 visa to work in the US. Whe n is the proposed start date? Successful applicants will begin their Fellowship in June 2008. What does the Fellowship include? The Health Research Board (HRB) will provide for a salary of €31,829 – €36,349 over four years, student fees, costs associated with travel and the cost of health insurance for the duration of the fellow's stay in the US. Funds are provided to enable the fellow to attend one appropriate scientific meeting per year. What is the DEADLINE for applications? Friday 22 February 2008 at 5 pm Who can I contact about this scheme? Dr Sallyann O'Brien Health Research Board t +353 1 234 5211 e [email protected] Applications must be made using the HRB eGrants system. Click here for information about the HRB eGrants system ....
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2010 for the course ECO 11230 taught by Professor Dr.nogara during the Fall '10 term at St.Francis College.

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