Indo-US Professorships seek to broaden scientific collaboration between India and the United States though travel grants that support research and teaching partnerships. The program is sponsored by the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and managed by ASM.
The application must be made jointly between a hosting institution and the visiting professor.
Annual Deadline: December 15 for projects proposed for March 1 – December 31 of the following year.
"Teaching Professorships" provide microbiologists in India and the United States with an opportunity to visit institutions in the other country to teach an interactive short course on a topic in any of the microbiological disciplines.
- Courses must serve a minimum of 20 students/faculty
- Courses should include a hands-on component, such as a wet lab or other practical activity
- Academic and research institutions in both countries serve as hosts for courses offered by providing classrooms, laboratory space, and other logistical needs
“Research Professorships” provide support to microbiologists in India and the United States to conduct a novel research project in partnership with colleague(s) at a research facility in the other country.
Professorship funding is intended to facilitate new research collaborations.Proposals to support pre-existing collaborations or partnerships will not be considered.