TWAS-NCP Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2018-19

TWAS-NCP Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme in Pakistan , and applications are submitted till 31 July 2018.  TWAS-NCP Postdoctoral Fellowships are tenable in the departments and laboratories of the National Centre for Physics (NCP) for a minimum period of six months to a maximum period of twelve months in one of the following fields of physics: Plasma Physics, High Energy Physics (Experimental and Theoretical), Quantum Information, Applications of Ion Beam Techniques using Tandem Accelerator (5MV), Earthquake Studies, Atomic Physics & Spectroscopy, Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS), Modeling, Simulation & Computing, Astrophysics & Cosmology, Nano Sciences (Catalysis & Surface Sciences, Nano Material Fabrication & Applications, Nano Biotechnology, Nano Medicines), Vacuum Science & Technology (Vacuum Standards, Vacuum Coating & Material). Full details: 

School(Institutions/ Country): The national center of Physics | Pakistan

Level: Postdoctoral Fellowships

Field(s): Physics

Deadline: 31 July 2018

Funded By: TWAS-NCP

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): TWAS-NCP Postdoctoral Fellowships are targeted for For young scientists from developing countries (other than Pakistan) who wish to pursue postdoctoral research in physical sciences in departments and laboratories of the National Centre for Physics (NCP) in Islamabad. Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Iran, Cape Verde, Central African, Republic Chad, Chile, People’s Republic of China, Colombia, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, India, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, 

Malaysia, Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru , , Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Palau,  Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint- Vincent and the Grenadines, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Mexico, Timor Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe can apply for these postdoctoral fellowships.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

No. of awards: not specified

Scholarship Tenure : Minimum of 6 months and a maximum of 12 months

Value of Scholarship : a monthly stipend which should be used to cover living costs such as food, accommodation and health insurance. The monthly stipend will not be convertible into foreign currency. Obtaining suitable health insurance is the candidate’s own responsibility and will be at his/her own expense. International travel (return economy class by the shortest route) and visa expenses will be covered by TWAS.

Description

  • TWAS-NCP Postdoctoral Fellowships are tenable in the departments and laboratories of the National Centre for Physics (NCP) for a minimum period of six months to a maximum period of twelve months in one of the following fields of physics: Plasma Physics, High Energy Physics (Experimental and Theoretical), Quantum Information, Applications of Ion Beam Techniques using Tandem Accelerator (5MV), Earthquake Studies, Atomic Physics & Spectroscopy, Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS), Modeling, Simulation & Computing, Astrophysics & Cosmology, Nano Sciences (Catalysis & Surface Sciences, Nano Material Fabrication & Applications, Nano Biotechnology, Nano Medicines), Vacuum Science & Technology (Vacuum Standards, Vacuum Coating & Material).
  • NCP will provide a monthly stipend which should be used to cover living costs such as food, accommodation and health insurance. The monthly stipend will not be convertible into foreign currency.
  • The language of instruction is English.
  • STARTING IN 2018 APPLICATIONS CAN ONLY BE SUBMITTED VIA THE ONLINE PORTAL- PLEASE USE THE "APPLY NOW" BUTTON AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE TO START YOUR APPLICATION.
  • OPENING DATE OF THIS FELLOWSHIP: 1 May 2018
  • CLOSING DATE OF THIS FELLOWSHIP: 31 July 2018
  • Applicants can apply for preliminary acceptance letters from their chosen host institutes under the chosen fellowship programme well before the opening date of the call.

Eligibility

Applicants for these TWAS-NCP Postdoctoral Fellowships must meet the following criteria:

‣ be permanent residents in a developing country (other than Pakistan);

‣ must not hold any visa for temporary or permanent residency in Pakistan or any developed country;

‣ hold a PhD degree in a field of natural sciences;

apply for the fellowship within five years of having obtained a PhD degree in a field of the natural sciences;

‣ be regularly employed in a developing country (other than Pakistan) and hold a research assignment there;

‣ provide a certificate of good health from a qualified medical doctor;

‣  provide an official Acceptance Letter from NCP (see sample Acceptance Letter on page 6). Requests for acceptance must be sent to Director Collaboration & Academic Activities Department (CAAD) (caad@ncp.edu.pk) who will facilitate assignment of a host supervisor. In contacting Director, CAAD applicants must accompany their request for an Acceptance Letter with copy of their CV and a research proposal outline;

‣ provide evidence of proficiency in English, if medium of education was not English;

‣ provide evidence that s/he will return to her/his home country on completion of the fellowship;

‣ not take up other assignments during the period of her/his fellowship;

‣ be financially responsible for any accompanying family members.


Scholarship Application Method 

‣ The call for applications is open from April until 31 July 2018

  • STARTING IN 2018 APPLICATIONS CAN ONLY BE SUBMITTED VIA THE ONLINE PORTAL- PLEASE USE THE "APPLY NOW" BUTTON AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE TO START YOUR APPLICATION.
  • OPENING DATE OF THIS FELLOWSHIP: 1 May 2018
  • CLOSING DATE OF THIS FELLOWSHIP: 31 July 2018
  • Applicants can apply for preliminary acceptance letters from their chosen host institutes under the chosen fellowship programme well before the opening date of the call.

Submitting your application

  • The call for applications is open from 1 May until 31 July 2018.
  • Applicants must submit an Acceptance Letter from NCP when applying, or by the deadline at the latest. Without preliminary acceptance the application will not be considered for selection.
  • Applications for the TWAS-NCP Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme can ONLY be submitted to TWAS via the online portal.
  • Applicants should be aware that they can apply for only one fellowship per year. With the exception of the Visiting Scientists programme, all other fellowship programmes offered by TWAS and OWSD are mutually exclusive.

Contact Details

• TWAS Fellowships Office
ICTP campus, Strada Costiera 11
34151 Trieste, Italy
Tel: +39 040 2240 314
Fax: +39 040 2240 689
E-mail: fellowships@twas.org

• DirectorCollaboration & Academic Activities Department (CAAD)National Centre for Physics (NCP)Quaid-e-Azam University Campus, Shahdara Valley RoadIslamabad, PakistanTel:       +92 51 2077360Fax:      +92 51 2077395Email:   caad@ncp.edu.pk

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Contact Details

• TWAS Fellowships Office

ICTP campus, Strada Costiera 11

34151 Trieste, Italy

Tel: +39 040 2240 314

Fax: +39 040 2240 689

E-mail: fellowships@twas.org

• Director

Collaboration & Academic Activities Department (CAAD)

National Centre for Physics (NCP)

Quaid-e-Azam University Campus, Shahdara Valley Road

Islamabad, Pakistan

Tel:       +92 51 2077360

Fax:      +92 51 2077395

Email:   caad@ncp.edu.pk


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