Arturo Falaschi Postdoctoral Fellowships – ICGEB, Italy, India, South Africa

Arturo Falaschi Postdoctoral Fellowships – 2021 in ICGEB

Arturo Falaschi Postdoctoral Fellowships – 2021 in ICGEB

Designation/Position- Arturo Falaschi Postdoctoral Fellowships

ICGEB, Italy, India, South Africa invites application for Arturo Falaschi Postdoctoral Fellowships – 2021 from eligible and interested candidates

About- ICGEB offers competitive Postdoctoral Fellowships in Life Sciences to highly motivated scientists wishing to pursue postdoctoral research in a world-class scientific environment. The Fellowships comprise a very competitive package including stipend, health insurance, and additional benefits. The most successful fellows will also be eligible, upon completion, to apply for ICGEB Early Career Research Grants to support their own research programs as young PIs upon return to an ICGEB Member State. Arturo Falaschi Postdoctoral Fellowships

Research/Job Area- Life Sciences

Location- International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), Italy, India, South Africa (Trieste, New Delhi or Cape Town )

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Applicants must be nationals of an ICGEB Member State and may not apply for fellowships to be undertaken in their country of origin, unless they have been working abroad for, at least, the last 3 years and at the time of application.

Degree requirements: applicants should hold a recent PhD in Life Sciences or have at least 3 years research experience.

Preference is given to candidates below the age of 35.

Job/Position Description- 

Duration: 2 years with the possibility of a 1-year extension.

Monthly stipend: Trieste (Italy): Euro 2,000, New Delhi (India): US$ 1,590, Cape Town (South Africa): ZAR 18,750.

Travel: the fellowship includes provision for travel expenses from the participant’s home country to the ICGEB lab at the beginning of the fellowship and a return travel provision upon completion of the fellowship.

Medical health insurance coverage is provided for the duration of the fellowship.
All Research costs will be supported by the research group’s budget.

Visa/permit of stay application and renewal costs are reimbursed.

Support for participation in Meetings and Courses is generally provided by the Group Leader / PI.

ICGEB makes no financial provision, nor can it provide administrative support for family members of participants in the programme.

ICGEB Trieste: A Housing Service is run through the Welcome Office – Friuli Venezia Giulia. For further information please see New Delhi: A Guest House is run on campus, on a twin-share basis, for a nominal rate.ICGEB Cape Town: Accommodation support is provided to fellows. Arrangements are agreed upon prior to arrival.

How to Apply-

Applicants should contact the ICGEB Group Leader/PI of their choice with a motivation letter, to determine availability of laboratory space and to define the research project proposal that will form an integral part of the application.

Please complete this application on line. In addition, please upload a single pdf document containing all requested attachments (see application form below).

All submitted applications will be transmitted to the respective ICGEB Liaison Officer in the country of which you are a national for endorsement. Endorsement is a fundamental requirement for the Fellowship to be awarded.

The ICGEB Fellowships Selection Committee will evaluate complete and endorsed applications received by the closing date. The main criteria for selection include scientific excellence of the project, the qualities of the candidate’s CV and potential benefit for the home country.

The candidates will be notified of the outcome by e-mail as soon as possible following the closing date for applications.

Starting Date

Trieste, Italy: 1 October 2021 / 1 February 2022
New Delhi, India: 1 October 2021 / 1 February 2022
Cape Town, South Africa: 1 October 2021 / 1 February 2022

Last Date for Apply– 30 September 2021

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