ICTS-TIFR Postdoctoral Fellowship 2022

Applications are invited from eligible and interested candidates for the ICTS-TIFR Postdoctoral Fellowship 2022.

About the Fellowship

International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (ICTS-TIFR), Bengaluru hosts a vibrant in-house postdoctoral program.

Founded in 2007, ICTS is a new initiative in Indian science. It is conceived to contribute to the growth of excellence in the basic sciences through its programs, interactions and cross-fertilization between disciplines.

ICTS provides a platform and infrastructure to organize various activities in theoretical natural sciences and mathematics.

ICTS invites applications for various postdoctoral positions (including several prize postdoctoral fellowships like Simons, Max-Planck Partner Group etc.) twice every year, once in summer and then in fall. Interested candidates should apply online. Applications received after the deadline may also be considered until the positions are filled.

Duration of Fellowships

Initial appointments will be for a period of two years, which will be renewable for the third year in exceptional cases after an academic review.

Fellowship Amount

PhD + 1 year49,000/-
PhD + 2 years54,000/-

Housing Rent Allowance: The postdoctoral fellows are eligible for ICTS accommodation (on/off campus) or compensation towards Housing Rent Allowance (HRA) as per current norms.

Medical Benefits: The postdoctoral fellows will be entitled to medical benefits as per current norms.

Research facilities: ICTS offers access to high-performance computing facilities, an in-house library and to most scientific journals. Support for travel for participation in important international meetings is also available. Postdoctoral fellows will also have opportunities to participate in the teaching of graduate courses at ICTS.

Application Process

  • Interested candidates can apply online with their CV, list of publications, a research proposal (not more than two pages), and a covering letter.
  • The applicants also need to arrange at least two recommendation letters for this position.

Application Deadline

July 15, 2022

Notification for the ICTS-TIFR Postdoctoral Fellowship 2022