The deadline to sign the application in Fenix is Thursday 7th of October 2021 at 3pm.
The Swedish Cancer Society grant application system is called Fenix.
Fenix uses BankID and Swedish social security numbers for both identification and signing. The application is signed digitally by both the Head of Department and the applicant directly in Fenix. Applicants sign the application last, i.e. after the Head of Department has signed.
Note that if you make changes to the application after sending it to the Head of Institution for signing, you must send a new request for signing by your Head of Department, as the application has changed. This applies regardless of what changes have been made.
The deadline to sign in Fenix is Thursday 7th of October 2021 at 3pm.
To promote radiation therapy research in Sweden to enable researchers to devote themselves full time or part time to research in the field of radiation therapy for a period of three years, with the opportunity to include studies at an institution abroad.
The applicant's research project must be focused on radiation therapy or in some other way be relevant to research in radiation therapy. In their assessment, the Research Board will give special consideration to applications where the applicant was awarded their doctorate after 1 July 2006 and where part of the Fellowship period will be spent at an institution abroad.
Fellowships can be applied for both by full-time researchers and by clinically active researchers intending to spend 50–70% of their time in research. The rest of the time is then assumed to be used for clinical work.
In addition to applications by researchers active in the field, also those who have specialized methodology or skills in another field that will enable them to carry out projects that are important for radiation therapy are welcome to apply.
For legal reasons, the Swedish Cancer Society pays research grants only to Swedish universities and colleges.
Researchers that hold a position as a senior lecturer or professor are not eligible to apply for the Fellowship in Radiation Therapy Research.
Exceptions can be made for applicants hold a position as associate senior lecturer, research associate or adjunct professor.
Applicants must have been awarded their doctorate after 1st of July 2006.
The following exceptions must have taken place after the award of the doctoral degree. Complete your request in the application system.
Certificates from the Swedish Social Insurance Agency must not contain personal data for children.
Fellowships are awarded for a maximum of three years, and the grant period usually begins on 1 July of the same year as the award.
For exceptional reasons the start of the grant period may be postponed for a maximum of 6 months, but no later than 1st January of the year following the award.
This is calculated in accordance with the current salary standard from the Swedish Cancer Society's research committee. The salary standard is adjusted annually.
The grant is calculated on the current salary standard, holiday pay (1.3%) and salary fees (51.7%) plus the managing institution's deductions for indirect costs (15.25%).
Grants for Fellowships for those who are clinically active are calculated on the basis of the specified research time (50–70%).
The grant holder's actual salary is determined by the employer.
It is a requirement of The Swedish Cancer Society that the entire grant be used to finance the position. The grant from the Swedish Cancer Society may not be used as project funds or for another person's salary
Fellowship grants for full-time radiotherapy researchers can be combined with a maximum of 20% secondary employment, for example clinical service.
The Swedish Cancer Society will reimburse travel expenses for the grant holder and any accompanying family members for one round trip per grant period in the event that part of the Fellowship is spent at an institution abroad. The Swedish Cancer Society's travel regulations must be followed.
The application is assessed according to the following assessment criteria:
In addition to the customary assessment of the department, the department's focus regarding research into radiation therapy is also taken into account.
The assessment will take into account the foreign institution's current and potential significance for international radiation therapy research. The application must be accompanied by a certificate or invitation from the foreign institution.
Certificates must be attached to the application as PDF files. They must be signed by the head of department in question and attached to the confirmation.
The assessment board may call some applicants to interview.
The research program may be written in Swedish or English and may comprise a maximum of ten pages including references (12pt, single line spacing, 2.5 cm margin).
Applicants holding grants from, or having appointments at, the tobacco industry can not apply or be awarded financing from Cancerfonden.
Applications are made in the Swedish Cancer Society's grant application system Fenix. Applications can be saved and altered until you have pressed the button "Request signing/Be om signering". Applications cannot be signed and submitted unless all the tabs in the application form are marked in green.
Applications cannot be altered or supplemented after the end of the application period.
When applying in more than one category in the same application round, the priorities for these applications must be submitted by emailing email@example.com.
An invitation from a foreign host institution is mandatory if a stay at a foreign host institution is included and attached to the application.
Invitation from the host institution.
Complete list of publications.
1. Give the total number of publications under each category (type of publication) below.
a) Total number of peer reviewed original publications.
b) Total number of peer reviewed published reviews.
c) Total number of other publications including patents.
2. Sort your publications under each category in reversed chronological order with the most recent publication on top of the list. Include only articles published or accepted for publication at the time of submitting your grant application. The order of author names should be identical to the order of the published article. The publications should be of the type; peer reviewed original publications, conference abstracts, reviews, books and book chapters, other publications including popular science articles or books.
Max. 3 x manuscripts, not yet published, with original data.
Research program, max 10 pages.
If applicable, basis for requesting an exception to the eligibility rules.
When you have completed your application, you must send it to your Head of Department by going into the "Preview/Förhandsgranska" tab. At the bottom of the page you click on "Request signing/Be om signering". This sends the application to your Head of Department, who receives it and signs it digitally with BankID.
Note that if you make changes to the application after sending it to the Head of Department for signing, you must send a new request for signing by your Head of Department, as the application has changed. This applies regardless of what changes have been made.
When the Head of Department has signed the application digitally with BankID, you as the applicant will receive an email. You can then log in and sign the application digitally with BankID. This should be done no later than 7th of October 2021 at 3pm.
The deadline for signing the application is Thursday 7th of October at 3pm.
Decisions will be made at a meeting of the Research Committee in March 2022.
Exceptions to the above rule are researchers who during the grant period:
The applicant/grantee is responsible for ensuring that up-to-date personal and institutional contact information is entered into the Fenix application portal.
When transferring grants to another administrative authority or to another institution within the current university or college, the application for transfer must be made in Fenix with digital signing / approval from both the current and receiving Heads of Department.
Reports (financial and scientific)
Not later than three months (see contract) after the end of the period of performance, a report must be submitted via Fenix. Unused funds must be repaid.
Written feedback reports for short-listed candidates will be available in the corresponding applications.
Contact the Research department at telephone number 010 - 199 10 10, or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download the guidelines in a pdf-format here.
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