IIT Gandhinagar Early-Career Fellowship 2021

- Posted by on 26-May-2021 in Fellowships

IIT Gandhinagar fellowship.


The opportunity to work on an exciting challenge or a research problem is the dream of a scholar, especially when possible within a creative and innovative ecosystem. IITGN-ECF is designed to offer these possibilities and support young scholars in their pursuit of excellence. With the possibility of extraordinary personal and professional growth, IITGN-ECF would prepare you for an independent futuristic academic career. The opportunities presented to you through IITGN-ECF offers access not only to a department but to the entire research infrastructure and facility of the Institute. The non-existent boundaries of disciplines at IITGN allow you to unlock the potential to experiment and contribute to the interdisciplinary ecosystem, which was carefully built over the years.

IIT Gandhinagar fellowship

The Early-Career Fellowship Programme demands outstanding academic track record with limited opportunities for the year 2021. While the expectation from the candidates is very high, the Institute is committed to providing necessary support along with a conducive environment to achieve the goals. Fellows are expected to reach higher scales in their research outcome with significant impact, and that will be supported through exposure to networking for collaborative research, student mentoring, external grant writing, engaging in transformative projects and missions, pursuing entrepreneurial endeavours, etc.

The selected candidates will work with an IITGN faculty member on a well-identified research problem that could lead to a significant scholarly contribution through scholarly publications. The expectation also includes involvement in guiding student projects, conducting scholarly activities and attending international workshops. Fellows will prepare themselves to be a fine scholar and an academic leader for tomorrow and aspire to join the top academic institutions in the country.

 

Who Should Apply?

The applicant should have successfully defended their PhD thesis from an Indian Institution/University on or after January 1, 2020, and their research work should be rated high with supporting scholarly publications. The candidates who have submitted their doctoral thesis or expected to submit in the next two-three months are also welcome to apply.

 

Fellowship

✦ Fellows will receive Rs. 1,00,000 per month (Rs. 90,000/- plus Rs 10,000/- HRA).

✦ A professional development grant of up to Rs. 2.00 Lakh per year will be made available that also supports international travel to attend conferences, workshops, training programmes, etc.

✦ Fellows can submit individual proposals for financial support to conduct seminars, workshops and other scholarly activities.

✦ The Fellowship will be awarded initially for one year. In case of outstanding performance, the Fellowship may be extended for another one year (that is, total Fellowship duration of two years).

Expectations

✦ Fellows are expected to dedicate themselves to work full-time towards their research goals in collaboration with a faculty member, and they should aspire to join another top academic institution after completing their tenure.

✦ Fellow will work on a specific research project in collaboration with a faculty member besides engaging in other scholarly activities.

✦ Fellows may be permitted to engage in teaching a course or guiding undergraduate & postgraduate students after assessing their research outcome.

✦ One of the aims of the project should be to timely disseminate the created knowledge through high-impact scholarly publications.

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IIT Gandhinagar fellowship

IIT Gandhinagar fellowship

IIT Gandhinagar fellowship

IIT Gandhinagar fellowship

IIT Gandhinagar fellowship

IIT Gandhinagar fellowship

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