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Early Career Fellowships in Biomedical Research

The Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance

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The Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance invites applications for its Early Career Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Research. This is a mentored Fellowship programme that provides a unique opportunity for promising postdoctoral researchers to carry out high-quality biomedical research in India towards building an independent research career.

Preliminary application deadline: 31 July 2018, 12 noon IST

Qualification

  • Applicant must be in the final year of PhD or have no more than four yearsof post-PhD research experience from the date of PhD viva to the full application submission deadline (tentatively in October 2018 for the current round of competition); due consideration will be given to justified career breaks
  • Applicant can have a PhD in any discipline of science
  • There are no restrictions based on age or nationality
  • Applicant need not be resident in India while applying, but should be aspiring to launch an independent research career in India
  • Applicant must choose a not-for-profit host institution in India that will administer the Fellowship for the full duration (5 years) of the award in line with India Alliance conditions and policies
  • Applicant may or may not have a faculty position

To Apply

Essentials on the application:

  • Outline (750 words) of a research proposal that seeks to answer an original biomedical research question
  • A Fellowship Supervisor who would guide the applicant in the proposed research and a letter of support to this end; the proposed research is expected to complement and benefit from the Fellowship Supervisor’s research interests and expertise
  • An additional letter of recommendation

Preliminary application forms will be available from 02 July, 2018, 09 am IST on the India Alliance online application System (IASys) at https://grants.indiaalliance.org/Login.aspx

Preliminary applications due by 31 July, 2018, 12 noon IST.

Please visit https://www.indiaalliance.org/...for further information on eligibility, remit, provisions, and the application process. Queries may be addressed to info@indiaalliance.org

**We encourage Clinicians and Public Health researchers to apply in the separate Clinical and Public Health competition which would be announced later: https://www.indiaalliance.org/fellowshiptype/clinical-and-public-health-research-fellowships

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Posted on 13 Jun 2018.

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