ICTS-Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018-19

By | October 9, 2017

ICTS-Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018-19:

ICTS-Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018-19 is an upcoming research programme to be organized by ICTS TIFR. International Centre for Theoretical Sciences is all set to conduct postdoctoral fellowship programme for young and talented researchers. Candidates who have obtained required degree or qualification, are advised to submit online application for ICTS-Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018-19.

ICTS-Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship

In order to participate in fellowship, candidates must have a notable track record and completed Ph.D degree in relevant subject. ICTS-Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018-19 will be funded by Simons Foundation. By organizing such fellowship programme, ICTS TIFR wants to attract young scientists to work with ICTS institute. ICTS TIFR will provide a motivating atmosphere to candidates, so that they can work efficiently on a research project during fellowship period.

ICTS-Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018-19

International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, ICTS TIFR has just released a notification about ICTS-Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018-19. Candidates who wish to participate in such research programme, should apply online for ICTS-Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018-19 via official web portal at www.icts.res.in.

All candidates have to fill up online application, because ICTS institute will not consider application form submitted by offline mode. The fellowship is expected to begin on 1st September 2018. Interested candidates will have to complete online registration of application for ICTS-Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018-19 before 1st week of December 2017.

Name of Organization:

International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Bangalore (ICTS TIFR)

Official Website:


Name of Fellowship:

ICTS-Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018-19

Fellowship is funded by:

This fellowship is funded by a targeted grant to ICTS by Simons Foundation.

Duration & Schedule of Fellowship:

The duration of ICTS-Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018-19 will be for two years only. However, it will be extended for one more year based upon performance review of candidate’s work during fellowship.

ICTS-Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018-19 will start tentatively on 1st September 2018.

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates must have a proven track record and possess Ph.D degree in physics, mathematics, astronomy, theoretical physical chemistry, theoretical physical biology and related fields.

Candidates who have submitted their Postdoctoral Thesis, are also eligible to apply.

Departments/Areas of Research:

  • Astrophysical Relativity
  • Numerical Linear Algebra
  • Computational Science
  • Data Assimilation
  • Dynamical Systems
  • Non-Linear Dynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Mathematical Physics and Geometry
  • Physical Biology
  • Statistical Mechanics and Turbulence
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • String Theory

Fellowship Allowance:

Candidates will receive Salary or Fellowship Allowance of Rs.60000/- per month.

Research Grant and Other Facilities:

Candidates will be provided free accommodation or House Rent Allowance of Rs.15000/- per month.

Moreover, Candidates are eligible to get Research Grant of Rs.200000/- (per year) and Health Insurance & Travel Expenses of Rs.200000/- (per year). The amount received as Grant should be used by candidates to meet research expenses during fellowship.

Process of Selection:

Candidates will be appointed as research fellow on the basis of their academic background, research track record, research proposal and other important matters.

List of Required Documents:

Here we provide list of documents to be uploaded with Application Form as follows:

Documents upload by Candidate

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • List of Publications
  • A Research Proposal (Not more than Two Pages)
  • A Covering Letter

Documents upload by Others

  • Minimum Three Recommendation Letters to be uploaded by Referees

How to Apply Online for ICTS-Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018-19:

  1. Log on to official website at www.icts.res.in.
  2. Navigate to Opportunities section and click on it.
  3. Search for ICTS-Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship and select the link to open fellowship page.
  4. Download Fellowship Poster as PDF file.
  5. Read all the guidelines and Poster carefully.
  6. Get back to fellowship page and click on APPLY ONLINE.
  7. Fill up online application form with required personal and educational details.
  8. Upload your documents as per list mentioned above.
  9. Submit the application form online on completion.
  10. Save your Application Registration Number for future reference.
  11. Take printout of your application form for record and further use.

Important Dates:

Commencement of Online Application: 4th week of September 2017

Last Date for Submission of Application: 1st week of December 2017

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