ICTS-Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship

Study in:India
Deadline: 5 November 2017

ICTS-Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship: The International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) invites applications for the ICTS-Simons postdoctoral Fellowship Program, 2017-2018. The program is funded by a targeted grant to ICTS by the Simons Foundation, is aimed at attracting world-leading young researchers to ICTS as postdoctoral fellows.

The institute provides a stimulating scholarly atmosphere and state-of-the-art facilities for academic research.

Eligibility for ICTS-Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship:

  • Applicant must be highly qualified young scientists with proven track record.
  • Applicant must hold Doctorate in physics, mathematics, astronomy, theoretical physical chemistry, theoretical physical biology and related fields.
  • Scholars who have submitted their PhD thesis may also apply for the fellowship.

Salary and benefits

  • Salary: Rs. 60,000/month
  • fellows may opt for free Institute accommodation or a HRA of Rs. 15,000/month
  • health insurance, travel support up to Rs. 200,000/year
  • research grant of Rs. 200,000/year for computing services, publications, relocation, and other direct costs
  • Fellows may also apply for additional travel and research grants offered by the national funding agencies.

Duration: initially 2 years; may be extended up to a 3rd year.

Renewal will depend on a comprehensive review of the scientific activity of the Fellow.

How to Apply:

  • Qualified and interested candidates must APPLY ONLINE with the following documents:
  • CV
  • List of publications
  • Research proposal (max. 2 pages)
  • Covering letter
  • 3 recommendation letters to be sent directly to the ICTS

The closing date is December 2, 2016, but applications will be considered until the positions are filled.

Starting date: The nominal starting date of September 1, 2017 is flexible.

—————Quick Overview————-
Organization International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Country India
Subject areas Physics, Mathematics, Astronomy, Theoretical Physical Chemistry, Theoretical Physical Biology
Fellowship amount Rs. 60,000/month + other allowances
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 5 November 2017

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