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Discussion in 'Nafasi za Kazi na Tenda' started by kilimasera, Mar 24, 2011.

  1. kilimasera

    kilimasera JF-Expert Member

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    For young scientists from developing countries (other than India) who wish to pursue postdoctoral research in newly emerging areas in science and technology for which facilities are available in laboratories and institutes of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) of India. Deadline: 1 June.

    IMPORTANT: The following is additional information concerning the TWAS-CSIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme tenable in India. It is an integral part of the information given here: TWAS Fellowships for Postdoctoral Research. Applicants should be aware that they can apply for only one fellowship per year. With the exception of the fellowships "for research collaboration", all other fellowship programmes offered by TWAS and TWOWS that are mutually exclusive.

    Programme Details
    TWAS-CSIR Postdoctoral Fellowships are tenable in CSIR research laboratories and institutes in India for a minimum period of six months to a maximum period of twelve months.
    Eligible CSIR institutions: Information on CSIR laboratories and institutes can be obtained by following the links from the CSIR homepage. Alternatively, a list of eligible institutes is available here: CSIR-Centres.doc.
    CSIR will provide a monthly stipend to cover for living costs, food and health insurance. The monthly stipend will not be convertible into foreign currency. In addition, Fellowship awardees are entitled to subsidized accommodation.
    The language of instruction for foreign scholars in CSIR laboratories/institutes is English.

    Applicants for these fellowships must meet the following criteria:
    Be a maximum age of 45 years on 31 December of the application year.
    Be nationals of a developing country (other than India).
    Hold a PhD degree in a field of science or technology.
    Be nationals of a developing country (other than India).
    be regularly employed in a developing country and hold a research assignment.
    Be accepted at a CSIR laboratory/institution and provide an official acceptance letter from the host institution (see sample Acceptance Letter included in the Application Form).
    Provide evidence of proficiency in English.
    Submitting your application
    The deadline for receipt of applications is 1 June of each year.
    Applicants should submit the Acceptance Letter from a CAPES-listed institution to CSIR and TWAS when applying or by the deadline at the latest. Without preliminary acceptance, the application will not be considered for selection.
    Reference letters: Referees must send signed letters as attachments via e-mail directly to TWAS and CSIR. The subject line must contain: CSIR/PDoc/candidate's surname. Alternatively, letters should be sent by post in sealed envelopes.
    Applications for the TWAS-CSIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme should be sent to both TWAS and CSIR (by post, fax or email).
    APPLICATION FORM: Click on the links below to download the application form and guidelines. Before applying it is recommended that you read very carefully the application guidelines for detailed information on eligibility criteria, deadlines and other key requirements of the application procedure.
    PDoc Application Form
    PDoc Application Guidelines
    Contact Details Mr. Pramod Bhushan, Scientist
    Int S&T Affairs Directorate
    Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)
    Anusandhan Bhavan - 2 Rafi Marg
    New Delhi 110 001, India
    Phone: +91 11 2331-6742
    Fax: +91 11 2373-9041, 2371-0618
    Web: ::CSIR::

    TWAS Fellowships Office
    ICTP Campus, Strada Costiera 11
    34151 Trieste, Italy
    Phone: +39 040 2240-314
    Fax: +39 040 2240-689

    from: TWAS-CSIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme - Wavuti