TWAS-CUI Postdoctoral Fellowship for Scientists 2021/2022


TWAS-CUI Postdoctoral Fellowship for Scientists 2021/2022: Applications are welcome from young scientists from developing countries (other than Pakistan) who wish to pursue postdoctoral research in natural or social sciences with the TWAS-CUI Fellowship Programme.

TWAS-CUI Fellowships will provide a monthly stipend which should cover living costs such as accommodation, food and health insurance and will last for a minimum duration of six months to a maximum of 12 months.

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TWAS-CUI Postdoctoral Fellowship for Scientists 2021/2022.

The Fellowships are tenable in the departments and laboratories of the campuses of the COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) for a minimum period of 6 months to a maximum of 12 months. TWAS-CUI Fellowships are offered in Mathematics, Biosciences, Metrology, Pharmacy, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Physics, Chemical Engineering and Management Sciences. Also offered are Development studies, Economics, Economics and International Relations.

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Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the TWAS-CUI Postdoctoral Fellowship 2021, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be nationals of a developing country (other than Pakistan).
  • Must not be on site in Pakistan
  • Must not hold any visa for temporary or permanent residency in Pakistan or any developed country.
  • Hold a PhD degree in a relevant field
  • Apply for the fellowship within five years of having obtained a PhD degree
  • Provide a certificate of good health – including results of a COVID-19 test
  • Provide an official Acceptance Letter from CIIT.
  • Provide evidence of English language Proficiency.
  • Not take up other assignments during the period of her/his fellowship

How to Apply for TWAS-CUI Postdoctoral Fellowship 2021.

Interested applicants for the TWAS-CUI Postdoctoral Fellowship 2021 are to apply online before the application deadline. Applicants are to submit the following documents:


  • Submit an Acceptance Letter from CUI when applying or by the deadline at the latest.
  • Reference letters which must be on letter-headed paper and signed.

Applicants for the TWAS-CUI Postdoctoral Programme are to send a copy of their application (by e-mail) to CUI.

Application Deadline: 31st August 2021


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