The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) offers competitive PhD and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Life Sciences to highly motivated scientists wishing to pursue research studies in a world-class, international scientific environment.
Fellowships include participation in a competitive research programme, access to state-of-the-art facilities, participation in ICGEB Meetings, Seminars and Journal Clubs. A competitive stipend, travel provision plus full coverage of tuition fees and health insurance. Additional benefits for postdocs.
Eligible African Countries: Algeria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Eritrea, Kenya, Liberia, Libya, Mauritius, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Tunisia, Tanzania
Program will be taken at Trieste, New Delhi or Cape Town.
* Applicants must be nationals of an ICGEB Member State and may not apply for fellowships to be undertaken in their country of origin, unless they have been working abroad for, at least, the last 3 years and at the time of application.
* Degree requirements: applicants should hold a recent PhD in Life Sciences or have at least 3 years research experience.
* Preference is given to candidates below the age of 35.
The main criteria for selection include scientific excellence of the project, the qualities of the candidate’s CV and potential benefit for the home country.
Number of Awardees: Not specified
Value of Fellowship: The Fellowships consist of a very competitive package including stipend, health insurance and additional benefits.
Duration of Fellowship: 2 years with the possibility of a 1-year extension.
How to Apply: Visit link below.