Arturo Falaschi Postdoctoral Fellowships, ICGEB 2020

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Last updated on: 06-Apr-2020
EligibilityPhD degree holders
AwardMonthly stipend of USD 1,590 for 2 years

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About the Program

The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) is offering Arturo Falaschi Postdoctoral Fellowships to highly motivated scientists who wish to pursue postdoctoral research in a world-class scientific environment in one of the ICGEB labs (Trieste, Italy, Cape Town, South Africa, and New Delhi, India). The fellowship comprises a very competitive package including a stipend of USD 1,590 plus health insurance and additional benefits. 

  • Arturo Falaschi Postdoctoral Fellowships, ICGEB 2020 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible, the applicant must:

    • Be a national of an ICGEB Member State
    • Hold a recent PhD degree in Life Sciences or have at least 3 years of research experience.
    • Be below the age of 35 years.

    Note: The applicant 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 at the time of application.

    • The selected fellows will receive a monthly stipend accordingly: Trieste (Italy): Euro 2,000, New Delhi (India): US 1,590, Cape Town (South Africa): ZAR 18,750.
    • 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 also provided.
    • Visa/permit of stay application and renewal costs are reimbursed
    • All research costs will be supported by the research group's budget. 
    • Applicant's updated CV
    • Proposed Research
    • Written statement
    • English Language Certificate
    • Passport photocopy
    • PhD certificate
    • Reference letters (3)
    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps below to apply for the fellowship:
    Step 1: Visit the web page here and sign up.
    Step 2: Once logged in, provide information on name, address, nationality, research group, etc.
    Step 3: Upload the required documents and submit the application.

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

Important Dates

Application deadline: 15th April 2020

Selection Criteria
  • All submitted applications will be transmitted to the respective ICGEB Liaison Officer in the country of which you are national for endorsement. 
  • 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.
Terms and Conditions
  • All submitted applications will be transmitted to the respective ICGEB Liaison Officer in the country of which the applicant is an endorsed national.
  • The candidates will be notified of the outcome by e-mail as soon as possible after the closing date of the application.
  • ICGEB makes no financial provision, to support family members of participants in the program.
  • The Group Leader/PI, generally, provides support for participation in meetings and courses.
  • Research costs will be supported by the research group’s budget.
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Science Park
Padriciano 99
34149 Trieste, 
Tel: +39-040-37571
Fax: +39-040-226555

ICGEB Campus
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg
110 067 New Delhi
Tel: +91-11-26741358/1007
Fax: +91-11-26742316

Rm S2.19, Wernher and Beit Building (South)
UCT Medical Campus
Anzio Road
Observatory 7925
Cape Town
Tel: +27-21-406 6335
Fax: +27-21-406 6060

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