The Campus Fellows Program

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The Campus Fellows Program is targeted at postdoctoral scientists of exceptional talent, and provides them broad independence and support to carry out their research in a host laboratory at NCBS or inStem. Fellows are expected to drive new research directions in their host laboratories, and to establish themselves as independent scientists. 


Candidates should not have more than 4 years of postdoctoral research experience. Fellows must be sponsored by a local host who is a member of NCBS/​inStem Faculty. 

To Apply

Your full application package as a single collated PDF should consist of the following:

  • Your latest CV
  • A research proposal with detailed plans and timelines of the project, developed in close collaboration with your proposed host. The length should not be more than 4 – 5 pages including references.
  • PDF versions of 1 to 3 first-author publications In addition, we require the following: — A letter of support from your proposed host (emailed directly to acadoffice at ncbs dot res dot in)
  • At least 2 letters of references (emailed directly by the referees to acadoffice at ncbs dot res dot in)

    There are two calls each year. This is the first call in 2017, full applications must be received by 22nd March 2017. Short-listed candidates will have to present their research proposal and will be interviewed by the panel in April 2017. Decisions will be announced within 2 weeks of the interviews.

The next call will be August 2017.

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