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Date posted: December 26, 2012

Long term & Short term Fellowship Programme for Medical and Health Science Faculties

Department of Health Research  Ministry of Health and Family Welfare New Delhi
The Department of Health research is developed by Government of India for ‘Human Resource Development for Health Research’. They have various schemes for Health Manpower development. These Schemes of DHR are specially designed for faculties of Medical Colleges / Biomedical Institutes for improving health management and health care.

At present applications are invited for various fellowship schemes as below. The faculty or researcher has to submit application in the prescribed format. The faculty or researcher must be regular employee in Medical Colleges/Research Institutions in India for award of fellowships.

I.  Long-term (6-12 months) fellowship/training in foreign Institutes, in identified areas

Areas identified for fellowship:

  • Toxicology specially areas like nano-toxicology
  • Genomics
  • Proteomics
  • Geriatrics
  • Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA)
  • Health Informatics
  • Disease Modeling
  • Health Economics
  • Environmental Health
  • Stem cell Research.
  • Any other area relevant for the country (Applicant will have to provide special justification as how it will benefit the country).

Duration:6 to 12 months
Eligibility:

  • Only Indian citizens are eligible.
  • The faculty employed on a permanent basis in recognized medical college/ research institution and having at least 3 years of teaching/ research experience.
  • Age: not exceeding 45 years.
  • Qualifications: MD/MS/ PhD.
  • The application should be forwarded by the Employer/ Head of the Institution agreeing to the Terms and Conditions of the fellowship.
  • The applicant should submit a concrete plan of proposed training and utilization plan of the training after availing the fellowship.

II.  Short -term (1-3 months) orientation/training in foreign Institutes, in identified areas

Areas identified for fellowship:

  • Toxicology specially areas like nano-toxicology
  • Genomics
  • Proteomics
  • Geriatrics
  • Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA)
  • Health Informatics
  • Disease Modeling
  • Health Economics
  • Environmental Health
  • Stem cell Research.
  • Any other area relevant for the country (Applicant will have to provide special justification as how it will benefit the country).

Duration: 1 to 3 months
Eligibility:

  • Only Indian citizens are eligible.
  • The faculty employed on a permanent basis in recognized medical college/ research institution and having at least 3 years of teaching/ research experience.
  • Age: not exceeding 55 years.
  • Qualifications: MD/MS/ PhD
  • The application should be forwarded by the Employer/ Head of the Institution agreeing to the Terms and Conditions of the fellowship.
  •  The applicant should submit a concrete plan of proposed training and utilization plan of the training after availing the fellowship.

III. Long-term (6-12 months) fellowship/training in Indian Institutes, in identified areas

Area identified for fellowship:

  • Toxicology,
  • Genomics
  • Proteomics
  • Geriatrics
  • Stem cell research.
  • Clinical Trials
  • Good Clinical Practices (GCP)
  • Good laboratory Practices (GLP)
  • Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA)
  • Modern Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Genetics
  • Drugs Chemistry
  • Operational Research
  • Health Informatics
  • Medical Ethics
  • Disease Modeling
  • Health Economics
  • Environmental Health
  • Any other area relevant for the country (Applicantwill have to provide special justification as how it will benefit the country).

 Duration: 6 to 12 months
Eligibility:

  • Only Indian citizen are eligible.
  • The faculty employed on permanent basis in recognized medical college/ research institution and having at least 3 years of research experience.
  • Qualifications: MD/MS/ PhD
  • Age: not exceeding 45 years
  • The application should be forwarded by the Employer/ Head of the Institution agreeing to the Terms and Conditions of the fellowship.
  • The applicant should submit a concrete plan of training and utilization plan of the training after availing the fellowship.

IV. Short-term (1-3 months) orientation/training in Indian Institutes, in identified areas

Details of the discipline/area, stipend and application format with terms and conditions for each category can be downloaded from www.dhr.gov.in, and www.icmr.nic.in.

The number of fellowships in each category may vary depending upon the budget but expected to be 30 in each category.

Candidates desiring a fellowship may send 15 copies (print) and a soft-copy of application in the prescribed format by 31st Decedmber 2012 to

Dr. K. Satyanarayana,
Scientist ‘G’ & Coordinator -Department of Health Research,
Indian Council of Medical Research,
Ramanlingaswami Bhawan Ansari Nagar
New Delhi–110029.
(Tel: 011-26589258,  011-26589699)

The envelope containing the application must clearly be marked as:
Application for HRD scheme of DHR and the category of fellowship. The soft copy of the application may be sent to kanikaram_s@yahoo.com , or rasikbg@gmail.com , or ashoogrover@gmail.com .

Application for each category of fellowship should be separately sent.

More details available on http://www.icmr.nic.in/icmrnews/dhr_fellowship/dhr_fellowship.htm

Comments

2 Responses so far.

  1. Dr.Krishna Kant Singh says:

    Sir,
    Is this fellowship programme is meant only for MD/MS/PHd candidates i.e. or MBBA ???
    Is it not applicable for BHMS graduates?
    Sir let me also know that is there is any fellowship programme in homoeopathy..from where i could get information or please tell what is the procedure to apply for the same.
    Thank u sir.

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