Virtual Fellowships

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Virtual Fellowships allow cancer professionals from UICC member organisations to obtain expert learning and guidance in cancer control in English, French or Spanish, through a series of four one-to-one video calls with experts. This initiative complements the Technical Fellowships programme and will co-exist alongside it to provide an online alternative to UICC members.

Fellowship conditions 

Call timeframe Apply any time from February 1 to December 31 2021
Target candidates Cancer professionals working in research, public health or health service delivery at UICC member organisations.
Experts If needed, UICC can provide support in identifying and contacting experts.
Duration One month: minimum of four weekly one-hour video calls. Start date flexible, to be agreed upon with expert.
Eligibility Eligible candidates must be employed by a UICC member organisation (students are not eligible), have the endorsement of their line manager/superior and at least five years’ experience working in cancer control.
Average value No specific funding will be provided for those awarded a Virtual Fellowship.
Fellowship Topics

All applications in cancer control are welcome, please see the list of recently completed fellowships for examples of fellowship topics.

How to Apply?

Download the Word document below and complete it, and send it with a copy of a signed letter of endorsement from your supervisor/manager to Fellows@uicc.org with the subject: Virtual Fellowship Application, as well as your first and last name, and UICC member organisation.

Recently completed Virtual Fellowships

Virtual Fellow Organisation Country Expert's Organisation Expert's Country Fellowship title
Manoj Kalita Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute* India International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) France Cancer registration approaches in the pandemic situation (incidence, mortality and survival)
Dr Premila Devanayagam Cancer Institute (WIA)* India Portuguese League against Cancer Northern branch* Portugal Cancer awareness among school children during COVID-19 outbreak
Patricia Pinto Portuguese League Against Cancer Northern Branch* Portugal Cancer Research UK (CRUK)* United Kingdom Cancer education in the workplace
Emmanuel Maurice Link to Life* Mauritius Faraja Cancer Support Services Kenya Screening for distress, cognitive behavioural techniques for cancer, treatment-related depression and psychological impact of pandemic on cancer patients
Dr Venkata Pradeep Babu Koyyala  Homi Bhaba Cancer Hospital and Research Center, Branch of Tata Memorial Center* India University of Palermo Italy Translational research into treating solid cancers, including targeted therapies, immunotherapy, and molecular testing in advanced cancers
Dr Ayan Basu Healthcare Global Enterprises* India Israel Cancer Association*, Sheba Medical Center Israel Radiation oncology:  handling communicable disease pandemics ensuring optimal patient care and safety as well as that of all personnel
Dr  Sonali Susmita Nayak Homi Bhaba Cancer Hospital and Research Center, Branch of Tata Memorial Center* India MD Anderson Cancer Center United States Hematopathology: overcoming the diagnostic challenges of lymphoma
Rana Arnaout American University of Beirut Medical Center, Children's Cancer Center of Lebanon (CCCL)* Lebanon Paediatric Cancer Registry, National Cancer Institute Argentina Implementation of a paediatric cancer registry to ensure the collection of quality data
Dr Arman Reza Chowdhury Oncology Club* Bangladesh Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Center, Dehli India Radiation oncology: comprehensive management of urogenital malignancies especially prostate cancer

* UICC member organisation

 

Fellowships Virtuels - Français

Uniquement pour les membres de l'UICC

Les Fellowships Virtuels permettent aux professionnels de la lutte contre le cancer des organisations membres de l’UICC de bénéficier d’un accompagnement et de conseils en anglais, français ou espagnol, par la voie d’une série de quatre appels vidéo individuels avec des experts. Cette initiative s’inscrit en complément du programme des bourses de l’UICC (Technical Fellowships/Bourses pour l’Afrique francophone). Cette alternative virtuelle continuera à être proposée aux membres de l’UICC lorsque ce programme sera de nouveau disponible.

Conditions 

Période – Appel à candidatures Appel ouvert, du 1 février au 31 décembre 2021.
Candidats concernés Professionnels de la lutte contre le cancer travaillant dans la recherche, la santé publique ou les services cliniques au sein d’un membre de l’UICC.  
Durée Un mois : minimum de quatre appels vidéos hebdomadaires d’une heure.
Éligibilité Les candidats éligibles doivent être employés par une organisation membre de l’UICC (les étudiants ne sont pas éligibles), doivent disposer de l’autorisation de leur superviseur et avoir une expérience d’au moins cinq ans dans le domaine de la lutte contre le cancer. 
Financement Il n’y a pas de financement spécifique au bénéfice des candidats participant à ces Fellowships virtuels.
Sujets

Tous sujets relatifs à la lutte contre le cancer sont encouragés. 

Comment soumettre une candidature ?

Télécharger le document Word, le compléter et l’envoyer avec une lettre signée d’approbation de votre superviseur à l’adresse fellows@uicc.org en indiquant en objet : Candidature Fellowship Virtuel – votre prénom, nom et votre organisation membre de l’UICC.

Partenaires des Fellowships Virtuels

2020 Virtual Fellowships Partners

Becas Virtuales - Español

Solo para miembros de la UICC

Las Becas Virtuales permiten a los profesionales de la lucha contra el cáncer de organizaciones miembros de la UICC beneficiarse de un aprendizaje y acompañamiento profesional en inglés, francés y español, a través de una serie de cuatro videollamadas individuales con expertos. Esta iniciativa complementa el programa de Becas Técnicas (Technical Fellowships), y coexistirán una vez éste último vuelva a abrir, proporcionando así una alternativa a los miembros de la UICC. 

Condiciones 

Periodo para postular La convocatoria abre el 1 de febrero y estará abierta hasta el 31 de diciembre de 2021.
Candidatos Profesionales de la lucha contra el cáncer en investigación, salud pública o de prestación de servicios sanitarios de organizaciones miembros de la UICC. 
Duración Un mes: mínimo una videollamada seminal durante cuatro semanas
Requisitos de elegibilidad Los candidatos deben trabajar actualmente en una organización miembro de la UICC (excluyendo a estudiantes), contra con el aval de su supervisor directo o superior, y tener al menos cinco años de experiencia profesional en el ámbito de la lucha contra el cáncer.
Valor No hay financiación específica para los candidatos seleccionados
Temas de las becas

Se aceptan postulaciones en relación a todos los aspectos de la lucha contra el cáncer. 

¿Cómo postular?

Descárguese el documento Word, complételo, y mándelo junto con una copia de una carta de apoyo de su supervisor/superior a Fellows@uicc.org con el título de Asunto: Postulación a las Becas Virtuales - Nombre y Apellido/s, nombre de la organización miembro de la UICC. 

Formulario de postulación a las Becas Virtuales (Español) 

Last update: 
Monday 3 May 2021
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