International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Delhi announce Arturo Falaschi Postdoctoral Fellowship Program 2022, Apply now

ICGEB Arturo Falaschi Postdoctoral Fellowship – International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), Delhi invites applications highly motivated scientists for Postdoctoral Fellowships in Life Sciences for the academic session 2022


About Fellowship

  • ICGEB offers competitive Postdoctoral Fellowships in Life Sciences to highly motivated scientists wishing to pursue postdoctoral research in a world-class scientific environment.
  • The Fellowships comprise a very competitive package including stipend, health insurance and additional benefits.
  • The most successful fellows will also be eligible, upon completion, to apply for ICGEB Early Career Research Grants to support their own research programmes as young PIs upon return to an ICGEB Member State.



  • 2 years with the possibility of a 1-year extension.


ICGEB Arturo Falaschi Postdoctoral Fellowship Dates 2022

  • Starting Date Trieste, Italy: 1 October 2022 / 1 February 2023
  • Starting Date New Delhi, India: 1 October 2022 / 1 February 2023
  • Starting Date Cape Town, South Africa: 1 October 2022 / 1 February 2023
  • Closing Dates for Applications: 31 March and 30 September 2022


ICGEB Arturo Falaschi Postdoctoral Fellowship Eligibility Criteria 2022

  • Applicants must be nationals of an ICGEB Member State and may not apply for fellowships to be undertaken in their country of origin, unless they have been working abroad for, at least, the last 3 years and at the time of application.
  • Degree requirements: applicants should hold a recent PhD in Life Sciences or have at least 3 years research experience.
  • Preference is given to candidates below the age of 35.


Financial support

  • Monthly stipend: Trieste (Italy): Euro 2,000, New Delhi (India): US$ 1,590, Cape Town (South Africa): ZAR 18,750.
  • Travel: the fellowship includes provision for travel expenses from the participant’s home country to the ICGEB lab at the beginning of the fellowship and a return travel provision upon completion of the fellowship.
  • Medical health insurance coverage is provided for the duration of the fellowship.
  • All Research costs will be supported by the research group’s budget.
  • Visa/permit of stay application and renewal costs are reimbursed.
  • Support for participation in Meetings and Courses is generally provided by the Group Leader / PI.
  • ICGEB makes no financial provision, nor can it provide administrative support for family members of participants in the programme.


ICGEB Arturo Falaschi Postdoctoral Fellowship Application Process 2022

  • Please complete this application online (
  • Only one application per call is accepted for each candidate.


Documents to be uploaded

Please note that you will be requested to upload the following documents (pdf files):

  • Your full CV
  • Academic records (PhD degree certificate, issued by the degree-granting University and bearing the official seals and signatures, to be submitted in the original language accompanied by an official English translation of each document).
  • Written Statement from the ICGEB Group Leader
  • A valid identification document (passport or identity card)
  • English Certificate (TOEFL, Cambridge or similar). This document is not requested when scholastic education has been undertaken in English.


Selection Process

  • All submitted applications will be transmitted to the respective ICGEB Liaison Officer in the country of which you are a national for endorsement. Endorsement is a fundamental requirement for the Fellowship to be awarded.
  • The ICGEB Fellowships Selection Committee will evaluate complete and endorsed applications received by the closing date. The main criteria for selection include scientific excellence of the project, the qualities of the candidate’s CV and potential benefit for the home country.
  • The candidates will be notified of the outcome by e-mail as soon as possible following the closing date for applications.

For more details and apply please visit the official website