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Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship (IPF) at the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER Ahmedabad)

NIPER invites applications from highly qualified young Indian scientists holding Ph.D. in the areas of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences/Engineering/Technology for the Institute Postdoctoral Fellowships
The Institute Post-doctoral Fellowship (IPF) is a full-time, contractual, postdoctoral position for highly qualified young scientists to carry out research at NIPER-Ahmedabad.

Duration: The duration is for two years on the basis of performance.

Pay scale: The Fellowship carries remuneration of INR 45,000/- per month for the first two years and INR 55,000/- per month in the third year, with no other allowances.

Eligibility criteria: 

  1. Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in Pharmaceutical, Biological, Biomedical and Chemical Sciences/Engineering/Technology and any related areas as applicable are eligible to apply.
  2. Those who are in the final stages of their Ph.D. thesis submission are also eligible to apply.

Age limit: Below 35 years

Deadline : 06/30/2017

Application Procedure : 

  1. The applicant must submit application online.
  2. Candidates must submit electronic copies of the documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) along with the application in the upload section: o Research Proposal (maximum 1,500 words) including details of the facilities at NIPER-Ahmedabad to be utilised, & research groups/laboratories that the candidate would like to collaborate with
  3. Synopsis of the Ph.D. work.
  4. Two reference letters


Palaj, Opposite Air Force Station, India, Gandhinagar, Gujarat  382355

Quick Overview—————-
Organization NIPER (National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research)
Fellowship Level Postdoc
Country India
Subject areas Natural Sciences / Life Sciences
Fellowship / Salary As Per Rules
Eligibility Varies
Deadline 30.06.17


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Postdoctoral, Short-term Students Visiting Fellowships at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre For Advanced Scientific Research (JNCFASR): Advertisement for Postdoctoral Fellowship & short-term Students Visiting Fellowship (in Neutron and MuSR Science) under an Indo-ISIS project to visit Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL), UK

 Type of Positions:

  1. Postdoctoral Fellowship and
  2. Visiting Fellowship 

Area: Study: for pursuing Materials Research in frontier areas particularly involving Nano-materials using neutron facilities at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL), UK.

Funding: The fellowships are awarded under the Mission on Nano Science and Technology (Nano Mission) of the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.


  1. Postdoctoral Fellowship.
    1. Hold a Ph.D. degree in Science or Engineering or should have submitted the Ph.D. thesis involving some research experience in neutron/MuSR
    2. A very good academic record and have interests in Nano Science and Technology.
    3. They should be below 40 years of age and have evident capabilities in the relevant areas.
  2. Short-Term Students Visiting Fellowships:
    1. D. students who are currently engaged in materials research that require the use of neutron and muon based techniques.
    2. Applicants should have completed two years of their Ph.D. work in the area related to neutron/MuSR.
    3. The selected candidate will be staying at ISIS during the entire duration of beamtime in a year (6 months) and use beamlines of Indian access for own use and help other users of Indian researchers.


  1. For Post-doctoral Fellowship: Candidates may submit their application along with bio-data, a list of publications (attach reprints of 2 important papers), copies of certificates (B.Sc, M.Sc, M.Tech, Ph.D.), one-page synopsis of the Ph.D. thesis, a summary of research carried out. The candidate should request three referees to send their confidential evaluation directly to the address given below.
  2. For Short-term Students Visiting Fellowship: Candidates should submit their application along with bio-data and a short write up (1000 words) on the proposed research which must be compatible with the ongoing research of the proposed supervisor. A letter from the Ph.D. Supervisor must be attached justifying the need of ncutron/muon based techniques in thesis work.

Applications along with the enclosures should be in sent in the pdf form with subject line “Application for DST POF/Short-TermVisitor (Neutron and Muon facilities)” can be sent through c-mail to india-ral

Quick Overview————-
Organization Jawaharlal Nehru Centre For Advanced Scientific Research (JNCFASR):
Fellowship Level Postdoc, Short term visits
Country India, UK
Subject areas Materials Research, Nano-materials
Fellowship amount As per rules
Eligibility Varies
Deadline 30th June 2017


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icon Turbo-Electric Propulsion

Open to all nationals

icon  Mälardalen University

icon 19 Jun 2017

icon Partial Funding,

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Malardalen University is offering Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Turbo-Electric Propulsion, 2017 to applicants who wish to work on the research track “Smarter Modelling, Optimization and Management”.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants of Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Turbo-Electric Propulsion, 2017 are required to have a Ph.D. in relevant disciplines like Mechanical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering.
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate research and pedagogical skills within the research area.
  • Candidates applying for Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Turbo-Electric Propulsion, 2017 must have good verbal and written English language communication skills.
  • The following are the additional qualifications and merits for the postdoctoral position:
    • Several years of experience in
      • on gas turbine performance and/or electrical system design
      • in teaching energy engineering, mechanical engineering and/or electrical engineering at university-level
      • within the aerospace or electrical technology sector
    • Experience with, knowledge of and interest in modeling and analysis tools
    • Interest and experience in interaction with various international partner organizations and professional management and cooperation, including representing MDH.

Documents required:

  • CV, complete list of publications, and 2 references
  • Diploma of Ph.D. degree
  • Previous teaching and pedagogical experiences, employments or leadership qualifications and positions of trust
  • Personal letter/Qualifications in two pages
  • Publications in pdf format:

  • Copies of 5 most relevant publications
  • A copy of Ph.D. thesis

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icon All fields of study

Open to international students

icon  Volkswagen Foundation

icon 05 Jun 2018

icon Partial Funding, EUR 0.8 to 1.5 million for 5 years

iconInstitutions in Germany

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Lichtenberg Professorships is offered by Volkswagen Foundation to support post-doctoral applicants.


  • Highly qualified young scientists from all disciplines can apply.
  • The doctorate of the candidate must not be more than four forW1 Professorships and seven years for W2 professorships.
  • Applicants of Lichtenberg Professorships, Volkswagen Foundation should have experience abroad.

Documents required

  • The applicants of Lichtenberg Professorships, Volkswagen Foundation should submit a cover letter which should include the proposed recipient of funds.
  • A copy of project outline in English and German in a maximum of one page.
  • A detailed project description should be submitted in a maximum of 12 pages which should include the details of objectives, innovation potential and the methods to be employed.
  • List of publications done by the candidate shall be mentioned.
  • A detailed CV of the applicant.
  • The time, work plan and the recurring costs for the project should be mentioned.


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icon Natural Resources Challenge, Sustainability in Practice and the Food Chain

Open to nationals and permanent residents of countries participating in the Co-operative Research Programme

icon  The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

icon 10 Sep 2017

icon Partial Funding, EUR 400 – 450 per week + Travel and other allowances

iconInstitutions in another member countries of the Co-operative Research Programme

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The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development is offering OECD CRP Research Fellowships, 2017 to research scientists interested in conducting research abroad.

Eligibility criteria:

  • The candidates applying for OECD CRP Research Fellowships, 2017 should have a Ph.D. or equivalent expertise.
  • Applicants should have at least four years of postdoctoral training.
  • The successful applicants should have a contract with his/her employer, who should ensure their employment after completion of the fellowship.
  • If the candidate has received the award already, he/she can apply for the second award only after 5 years after the year of their first fellowship.

Selection criteria:

  • The candidates applying for OECD CRP Research Fellowships, 2017 are selected based on the quality of the research proposal and its relevance to the Programme’s Research Themes.
  • The feasibility of achieving the goals set in the proposed work is taken into consideration.
  • Scientific excellence and the potential impact of the candidate is considered.


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icon Comprehensive education for sustainable development

Open to Norwegian applicants

icon  Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

icon 01 Aug 2017

icon Partial Funding, salary frame 24 (ltr.57-67), depending on qualifications

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Norwegian University of Life Sciences is offering NMBU Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2017 to applicants who are interested in working on the project “UBU in practice”.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants of NMBU Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2017 are required to have a doctoral degree.
  • Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. degree in the area of science studies or education for sustainable development.
  • Applicants must have knowledge of “Education for Sustainable Development” (UBU).
  • Candidates are required to have documented dissemination skills in English/Scandinavian.
  • Previous experience from teacher education and/or high school, a practice that is close to research and network in the field of research is desirable.
  • Candidates applying for NMBU Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2017 must be independent, creative and committed.
  • Applicants should be flexible and willing to contribute to the organization.
  • Good written and oral ability in Norwegian or other Scandinavian languages in required.
  • Applicants must have experience and be willing to work in teams with people with different skills.
  • Certified copies of certificates and diplomas must be provided.

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icon Subjects offered by the University

Open to all nationals except South Africans

icon  University of Pretoria

icon 31 Jul 2017

icon Partial Funding,

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University of Pretoria Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowships, 2017 are open to excellent doctoral graduates who wish to conduct research at the University.

Eligibility criteria:

  • The previous achievements of the applicants and the alignment of the applicants’ interests with the interests of the institutions they choose will serve as important factors.
  • Applicants of University of Pretoria Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowships, 2017 choosing one of the following fields will be given priority: biological sciences, data sciences, economics and business sciences, energy, engineering, food security, genomics, health sciences, humanities and social sciences, and sustainable development.
  • Applications from international postdoctoral candidates with research interests and expertise in one of the fields mentioned above are particularly invited.
  • Candidates applying for the University of Pretoria Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowships, 2017 must submit the following mentioned documents before the deadline:
    • CV
    • Letter of motivation in 2 pages explaining their research achievements and expertise, and objectives related to the postdoctoral fellowship
    • Two letters of reference

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icon  Application of topology optimization to enhance energy efficiency and performance of industrial manipulator

Open to Indian nationals

icon  Ministry of Science and Technology ( India )

icon 30 Jun 2017

icon Partial Funding, Rs 25,000 per month for first two years and Rs 28,000 for the next year

More about this scholarship

  • DST Junior Research Fellowship, 2017 is being funded by Department of Science & Technology (DST) of the Ministry of Science and Technology of India.
  • The duration of the project is 3 years.
  • Applicants of DST Junior Research Fellowship, 2017 will be working on the project “Application of topology optimization to enhance energy efficiency and performance of industrial manipulator”.
  • Candidates applying for DST Junior Research Fellowship, 2017 must possess M.Tech /ME in Mechanical Engineering or ME/M.Tech degree in Robotics/Machine Design/ Engineering Design will be given preference.

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TWAS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme

National Council for Science and Technology (CONACyT), Mexico, and TWAS offers fellowships for scientists from developing countries (other than Mexico) who wish to pursue postdoctoral research in the natural sciences.

TWAS-CONACYT: Field of interest

  1. Agricultural Sciences
  2. Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
  3. Biological Systems and Organisms
  4. Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
  5. Chemical Sciences
  6. Engineering Sciences
  7. Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
  8. Mathematical Sciences
  9. Physics

Age limit: None

Sandwich option: no

Eligibility Conditions –

Applicants for these Fellowships must meet the following criteria:

  1. PhD degree in a field of natural sciences;
  2. Candidate should apply within 5 years of having obtained a PhD degree
  3. Degree should be a field of the natural sciences;
  4. Be nationals of a developing country (other than Mexico);
  5. Be regularly employed in a developing country (other than Mexico) and hold a research assignment there;
  6. Provide an official Acceptance Letter from the  Mexican institution recognized by CONACYT (see sample Acceptance Letter, page 5). N.B. Requests for acceptance must be directed to the chosen host institution(s), and NOT to CONACYT; a sample Acceptance Letter is included in the application form which can be downloaded from the link at the bottom of the page.

How to Apply: Submitting your application

  1. Applicants should submit the acceptance letter from an Mexican host institution to TWAS when applying before the deadline at the latest.
  2. Without preliminary acceptance, the application will not be considered for selection.
  3. Reference letters: Referees must send signed letters as attachment via e-mail directly to TWAS. The subject line should contain: CONACYT/PDoc/the candidate’s surname.
——Quick Overview———
Organization TWAS-CONACYT: Mexican National Council for Science and Technology, TWAS
Level Postdoc
Country Mexico
Subject areas Natural sciences
Eligibility PhD degree: Nationals of developing countries
Deadline 15 September Yearly

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Centre of Theology, Philosophy and Media Theory is delighted to offer Junior Scholars Fellowship for 2017-2018 academic year. Students from the Czech Republic are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

This program aims to be an original contribution towards building a new platform of dialogue between postmodern culture and theological thinking and its focus is on the exploration, analysis and critique of culturally and theologically relevant turns such as the return of the religious, the theological turn in continental philosophy, the media turn, etc.

Course Level: Fellowship is available to pursue postdoctoral and doctoral research programme.

Study Subject: The Junior Research Fellowship aims to foster research at the intersection of contemporary theology, philosophy and media theory. Particularly, we offer a research position within the framework of our research program “Christianity after Christendom: Paradoxes of “Theological Turns” in Contemporary Culture”.

Scholarship Award: Appointed candidate will receive 25 500 CZK (aprox. 1000 EUR, gross) per month to cover accommodation, living expenses, travel and any incidental costs related to their stay in Prague. The centre will provide the fellow with standard equipped office space, access to the internet (the administrative staff of the centre also offers assistance with finding suitable accommodation and all administration due to relocation). The fellow will take on academic roles within the centre and its activities.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in the Czech Republic

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Candidate must currently pursue a doctoral degree or have recently obtained a PhD (not later than 2012) in theology, philosophy, media theory, or in any related discipline in the humanities
  • Candidate must be proficient in written and spoken English
  • Candidate must not be older than 35 

Nationality: Students from the Czech Republic are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Candidate must currently pursue a doctoral degree or have recently obtained a PhD (not later than 2012) in theology, philosophy, media theory, or in any related discipline in the humanities.

English Language Requirements: Candidate must be proficient in written and spoken English.

Postdoctoral Scholarships

How to Apply: Candidates are invited to submit an application composed of:

i) A concise research proposal (max. 8000 characters) containing:

  • Research question addressed within the “Christianity after Christendom” project.
  • Research goals and expected results
  • Work and time plan

ii) A complete CV, including a list of publications and the summary of dissertation

iii) One letter of recommendation by a scholar familiar with the applicant’s academic work.

Application Deadline: Fellowship application deadline is June 15, 2017.

Scholarship Link