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Postdoctoral Fellowship in the field of Science and Technology

Postdoctoral Fellowship in the field of Science and Technology at University of Malta, Malta

Study Subject(s):Science,Technology

Course Level:Postdoctoral

Scholarship Provider:European Commission

Scholarship can be taken at: Malta

Eligibility:Individual researchers who have (or almost) completed their PhD or have at least 4 years of full-time research experience after graduation

  • Universities, research organisations or companies who want to hire foreign researchers for a period of research training/ knowledge transfer, or who want more information to pass on to the researchers of their own organisation.


Scholarship Open for International Students: No


Scholarship Description: The People programme, better known as Marie Curie fellowships, provides funding for individual researchers, allowing them to diversify and broaden their scientific knowledge and skills. These are mobility fellowships, meaning you must move to a different country.

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Scholarship Application Deadline: 11 August 2011


Research Fellowship in the Department of Botany at Lucknow University, India

Applications are invited for the purely temporary position of a Research Fellow (JRF/SRF) in CSIR sponsored project entitled “Predicting ploidy response to body size and productivity in aromatic grasses: Histological, developmental and histochemical characterization of cell geometry in diploid vs. autopolyploid clones”, with the undersigned. Salary shall be commensurate with the prevailing rates for JRF / SRF as per CSIR rules. The position is co?terminus with the project and the person employed in the project shall have no claim to any University position, permanent or otherwise. Candidates should apply on plain paper clearly mentioning their educational qualifications and percentage obtained at graduate and post graduate level. There is no application fee. Performance at the interview and the academic qualifications of the candidates shall form the basis of selection. Applications are acceptable only as hardcopy and should be delivered in person to the PI (Seshu Lavania). Copies of all the relevant documents (proof of date of birth, marks sheets for B.Sc and M.Sc and NET / GATE result) must accompany the application. The original documents are required to be produced at the time of interview.
Eligibility: NET or GATE qualified candidates with M.Sc in Botany / Plant Science may apply. Students having qualified NET under the categories i) JRF and ii) Lecturership (NET) or those having qualified GATE shall be considered. Candidates possessing a sound background of Plant systematics and histological / histochemical techniques will be preferred.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 21 May 2011.

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Joint Call for Proposals in Food Biotechnology Academy of Finland and Indian(DBT)

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Academy of Finland launch a joint call for proposals, the aim of which is to promote Indo-Finnish cooperation in the field of Food Biotechnology.
The focus is in the development of biotechnical processes in food and nutritional science research, covering all issues where biotechnology is applied. The 3-year projects can cover for example the following topics: food processing and food safety.The successful projects will be funded in India by the DBT and in Finland by the Academy of Finland. The joint projects must meet the criteria of the funding agencies. The research projects are funded for a maximum of three years.

The Finnish and Indian co-applicants will develop one joint research plan that will be sent to both the DBT and the Academy of Finland using the forms of each organisation, respectively. The applications must include a statement on how the proposed collaboration brings added valued for both countries.

The project budget must clearly delineate justified Finnish and Indian costs. The costs of the Finnish partner must be eligible as per the guidelines of the Academy of Finland. Accordingly, the costs of the Indian partner must be eligible as per the guidelines of the DBT. Applicants are reminded to include sufficient budget for travel between Finland and India to ensure successful collaboration.

Scholarship Application Deadline:
27 May 2011

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