Candidates must be of an outstanding quality with the clear potential to hold an academic position in the Sponsor institution or Sponsor country in the future.

Candidate applications/nominations will be evaluated by the WTSA-MMFI Management Board (MB), after the deadline closes. A short-list of candidates will be invited to interview (telephone/skype). The interview panel will consist of the WTSA-MMFI Director, one or more of the Co-Directors, the WTSA-MMFI Project Administrator, one of more other members of the Management Board and a representative from the University of Aberdeen Graduate School.