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The Early Career Award is presented annually at the Genetics Section meeting during the AFS Annual Meeting and recognizes the contribution of early-career researchers to the field of fisheries genetics.
Eligibility: A nominee must be a full or affiliate member of the AFS Genetics Section and must be within five years of having completed graduate training, including post-doctoral research, and in the initial stages of career development in an academic, agency, NGO, or other conservation setting. There are no restrictions on nominators.
Nomination package: Nominations should provide clear evidence of how the candidate’s research furthers our understanding of fish evolution, ecology, conservation or management. Leadership in integrating genetic research with education or end-user/community outreach is considered strongly.
- Cover letter with nominee’s name, professional address, and contact information (please include the same information for the person submitting the nomination)
- One-page nomination letter
- Curriculum vitae of the nominee
- Three reprints of publications or other materials representative of the nominee’s contribution to fisheries genetics
A PDF copy of these guidelines can be found here: Genetics Section Early Career Award Announcement 2021
Nomination due date: 16 July 2021
Send all nomination materials via email to: Committee Chair Craig Stockwell (Craig.Stockwell@ndsu.edu) and carbon copy (CC) Committee Members Emily Lescak (email@example.com) and Kerry Reid (firstname.lastname@example.org).