NCBS/inStem-Cambridge Postdoctoral Fellowship(NiC)

The National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bangalore, the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine (inStem), Bangalore, and the University of Cambridge (UoC) are pleased to announce the NCBS-inStem-Cambridge Postdoctoral Fellowship (NiC-PDF).

PIs from research groups in Cambridge and NCBS-inStem were invited to apply for joint project proposals to be supported through this scheme. The selected joint research projects can be viewed “here”.

The Fellowship allows for the joint-appointment of up to 4 Postdoctoral Fellows per year to work in Cambridge for half the period of a 4 year term, with the other half of the tenure to be completed in a partnering research group based in NCBS/inStem.


Postdoctoral Fellowships for four years, with a caveat that 50% of the Fellow’s time will be spent in NCBS/inStem Campus and 50% will be spent in Cambridge. 

Candidates should not have more than 4 years of postdoctoral research experience. Candidates must be sponsored by a local host who is a member of NCBS/inStem/Cambridge Faculty.

Deadline for Part 2 of the application process are specific to each project. Please refer to 'Joint Projects' for details. Full applications must be received by 20th March 2016. Short-listed candidates will have to present their research proposal and will be interviewed by the panel in Bangalore or in Cambridge in the week commencing 21st March 2016. Decisions will be announced in the week following the interviews.

Please contact Dr. Toby Wilkinson (Toby dot Wilkinson at admin dot cam dot ac dot uk) at the International Strategy Office, Cambridge or Dr. Rashi Tiwari (rashi at instem dot res dot in) at the Academic Office, Bangalore for any additional information.