Call for Applications: Senior and Intermediate Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Research

DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance


Call for Applications: Senior and Intermediate Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Research

DBT/​Wellcome Trust India Alliance (India Alliance, www​.indi​aal​liance​.org) invites applications for its Senior and Intermediate Fellowships under the track of Basic Biomedical Research. These Fellowships are available across the full spectrum of biomedical research under the remit of India Alliance, which is to support biomedical research that is relevant to human and animal health. Interdisciplinary projects are also welcome.

Applications for Senior and Intermediate Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Research track will be launched on 15th June 2020. Application deadline: 30 July 2020

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  • This competition is open for basic science/​veterinary researchers with 4 – 15 years of post-PhD research experience; applicants can have a PhD in any discipline of science.
  • Applicants are advised to choose the most appropriate scheme based on their qualification, research experience, track record, and aspirations. They may refer to the guidance notes, provisions, and mandates of the schemes. The Office reserves the right to advise on the suitability of the scheme.
  • There are no age or nationality restrictions. The applicant need not be resident in India while applying but should be willing to relocate to and work in India.
  • A salaried position or commitment towards a salaried position at the Host Institution is not required.

Eligibility guidance notes:

Senior Fellowship: For researchers who have demonstrated their ability to lead an independent research programme and want to expand it further to undertake pioneering research.

Intermediate Fellowship: For postdoctoral researchers who have been successful in building a track record of pursuing cutting-edge research and wish to establish their own independent research programme in India.

To Apply

Preliminary Application forms shall be launched at the India Alliance online application System (IASys).

Application launch: 15 June 2020 9 am IST

Submission deadline: 30 July 2020 2 pm IST

Your eligibility and competitiveness will be assessed. If suitable, you will be invited to submit a full application for the subsequent steps of review and interview. 

For further information on these Fellowships, please click here. Queries may be addressed to info@​indiaalliance.​org

India Alliance will host a webinar on 7th July 2020 (2 pm IST), to talk about the Senior and Intermediate fellowships especially with regard to remit, eligibility, provisions, requirements, and application forms. Register for the webinar HERE.

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