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JRF Positions in the Department of Science and Technology at Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, India

Applications are sought for three Junior Research Fellows (JRFs) leading to Ph. D. position at DA-IICT and SVNIT, to work on research project sponsored by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. Project title: Immersive Navigation for walk through application. (Sponsored by DST in the category of India Digital Heritage for the site Hampi-Karnataka). The project has two parts. Part I of the project aims at developing high quality digital immersive viewing system in terms of both the video and audio for the heritage site in Hampi-Karnataka. The second part concentrates on the acoustic analysis/synthesis of musical pillars of the Mahamandapam of Vitthala temple. M.E./M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering or Electronics and Communication Engineering or a related discipline. B.E./B.Tech. Computer Science and Engineering or Electronics and Communication Engineering (or a related discipline) and GATE qualified in related discipline. Background in Image Processing/Computer Vision/ Digital Signal Processing / Speech Communications/ Acoustics and knowledge of MATLAB/C/C++ will be an added advantage.3 years (with an initial appointment for one year and possible renewal for two more). Location: Two JRFs will be working at DA-IICT, Gandhinagar and one will be working at SVNIT, Surat. The candidates recruited for the above position are encouraged to register for the PhD program at DA-IICT within 1 year from the date of joining.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 April 2011

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Call for Proposal Under India-Ukraine Bilateral Scientific Cooperation: Biotechnology and bioinformatics in areas of common relevance to both countries; · Information and Communication Technology · Physics & Mathematics

With a view to intensify interaction and the scientific cooperation between Indian and Ukraine Scientists/Institutions, Department of Science and Technology (DST) for the Government of the Republic of India and the State Agency on Science, Innovations and Information of Ukraine extend support for joint research projects involving exchange of visits, workshops /conferences, under the India-Ukraine Bilateral Scientific Cooperation programme.

Eligibilty/ Project Participation
Faculty, Scientists and Academicians belonging to Universities, Deemed Universities and Research Institutes having permanent positions can apply as Principal Investigator (PI). In order to qualify for such funding

Scholarship Application Deadline: April 15, 2011

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INSPIRE Fellowship for PhD Studies in Science and Technology, India

Applications are invited from First Rank holders in the Post Graduate Degrees in Basic and Natural Sciences OR Undergraduate Degree in Engineering Sciences/ Medical Sciences/ Pharmaceutical Sciences/ Agricultural Sciences/ Veterinary Sciences of any recognized Indian University or Institute/ Statutory Body in India for award of INSPIRE FELLOWSHIP and appropriate research grants for a period of five years for doing full-time research leading to Ph.D. Application format and necessary documents required are available on the website

The Department of Science & Technology (DST), New Delhi requests submission of Application for “INSPIRE Fellowship” to pursue doctoral degree under Assured Opportunity for Research Careers (AORC) – a component of the `Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE)’ being implemented by DST. Genesis of INSPIRE: Global competitiveness in the changing global knowledge economy calls
for expansion and right-sizing of the Research and Development base of the country. Need for special interventions for attracting youth to study of Sciences and careers with Research is recognized. Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) is a Program
launched by the Government of India to strengthen the National Science and Technology base. It is being implemented by the Department of Science and Technology (DST).

About INSPIRE: Program includes three components namely Scheme for Early Attraction of Talents for Science (SEATS), Scholarships for Higher Education (SHE) and Assured Opportunity for Research Careers (AORC). The Scheme AORC is focused on attraction of
student to pursue doctoral degree in basic and applied sciences including engineering, medicine, agriculture, veterinary, pharmacy etc. after either masters’ degree in science or bachelor/ masters’ degree in engineering/ applied sciences.

Scholarship Application Deadline:All interested and eligible candidates must apply in the prescribed A4 size format along with documents as listed in the Annexure 1 to 3. Applications should be sent by Post only within 60 days (Sixty days) from the date of release ( 20-1-2011)of this advertisement and shall be addressed to Head.

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