Arturo Falaschi Short-term Postdoctoral Fellowships 2023 (Funding available)

Deadline: 31st of March, 2023

The Arturo Falaschi Short-term Postdoctoral Fellowships 2023 are now accepting applications. To help scientists from ICGEB Member States and research groups at ICGEB laboratories in Trieste, Italy, New Delhi, India, and Cape Town, South Africa, the ICGEB offers Short-term fellowships for Postdoctoral studies in ICGEB Component laboratories. These fellowships are intended to facilitate access to the most recent research techniques and to strengthen capacity building.

Financial Support:

  • Monthly stipend: Trieste (Italy): Euro 2,000, New Delhi (India): US$ 1,590, Cape Town (South
    Africa): ZAR 23,000.
  • 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.
    Visa/permit of stay application and renewal costs are reimbursed.
  • ICGEB makes no financial provision, nor can it provide administrative support for family
    members of participants in the programme.


  • 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.
  • Applicants should hold a recent PhD in Life Sciences or have at least 3 years research
  • Preference is given to candidates below the age of 35.

Selection Criteria:

The main criteria for selection include:

  • The scientific excellence of the project
  • The qualities of the candidate’s CV
  • The potential benefit for the home country


The ICGEB Fellowships Selection Committee will evaluate complete applications received by the closing
date. The candidates will be notified of the outcome by e-mail as soon as possible following the closing
date for applications.
Applicants will be requested to upload the following documents (pdf files):

  • Your full CV
  • Written Statement from the ICGEB Group Leader
  • A valid identification document (passport or identity card). Recommended passport validity
    should be 12 months at least.
  •  English Certificate (TOEFL, Cambridge or similar). This document is not requested when scholastic education has been undertaken in English.


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