Arturo Falaschi Short-term Postdoc Fellowship

International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB)


Grant amount: Up to €12,000

Next deadline: Sep 30, 2018

Later deadlines: Dec 31, 2018, Mar 31, 2019, Jun 30, 2019

Applicant type: Postdoctoral Researcher

Funding uses: Fellowship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Location of citizenship: Afghanistan; Algeria; Argentina; Bangladesh; Bhutan Expand all

Degree requirements: Applicants must be within a few years of receiving their PhD

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Overview:

ICGEB

The ICGEB is an international, nonprofit research organization. Established as a special project of UNIDO, it became fully autonomous in 1994 and now counts over 60 Member States.

The Centre is dedicated to advanced research and training in molecular biology and biotechnology and holds out the prospect of advancing knowledge and applying the latest techniques in the fields of:

  • biomedicine
  • crop improvement
  • environmental protection/remediation
  • biopharmaceuticals and biopesticide production

With Components in Trieste, ItalyNew Delhi, India and Cape Town, South Africa, the Centre forms an interactive network with Affiliated Centres in ICGEB Member States. ICGEB is part of the United Nations System.

Short-term Postdoctoral Fellowships

ICGEB offers Short-term fellowships for Postdoctoral studies in ICGEB Component laboratories to fund ongoing collaborative research between scientists from ICGEB Member States and research groups at ICGEB laboratories in Trieste, Italy, New Delhi, India and Cape Town, South Africa, with the aim of facilitating access to the latest research techniques and to strengthen capacity building.

Fellowship Duration: 1-6 months
Monthly stipend:

  • Trieste (Italy): Euro 2,000
  • New Delhi (India): US$ 1,590
  • Cape Town (South Africa): ZAR 15,000.

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

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be nationals of an ICGEB Member State and may not apply for fellowships to be undertaken in their country of origin, unless working abroad at the time of application.
  • Degree requirements: applicants should hold a recent PhD in Life Sciences or have at least 3 years research experience.
  • Candidates must have a good working knowledge of the English language, supported by a proficiency certificate (TOEFL, Cambridge Certificate, or equivalent).
    • Not required when scholastic education has been undertaken in English.