WOMEN SCIENTISTS SCHEME

WOMEN SCIENTISTS SCHEME (WOS-A) OPPORTUNITY TO UNDERTAKE RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (DST)

MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

WOMEN SCIENTISTS SCHEME (WOS-A) OPPORTUNITY TO UNDERTAKE RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

WOMEN SCIENTISTS SCHEME (WOS-A) OPPORTUNITY TO UNDERTAKE RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

DST has been running a special scheme called the Women Scientists Schema (WOS-A) with a view to revive the break in careers of women, arising out of motherhood and family responsibilities. The scheme enables women to revive their professional pursuits by returning into the mainstream. The women scientists are provided flexibility to undertake research at a suitable institution {universities, educational institutions, R&D laboratories, registered societies undertaking research work in S&T etc.,). Financial assistance in the form of annual grant is provided to the selected women under the scheme to carry out their research work. The financial assistance covers Research Fellowship, consumables. Travel. Contingencies, Minor Equipments and Institutional overhead.

Candidates for consideration under the above scheme are advised to visit the DST website at www.dst.gov.in or www.serc-dst.org for the details of the scheme and eligibility criteria. On DSPs initiative to attract more number of women candidates particularly in mathematics and statistics, CR Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science is holding a Sensitization Meeting at its premises on September 23" & 24" 2010. Interested persons may send following details to Director, CR Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, University of Hyderabad Campus, Prof CR Rao Road, Gachibowli, Hyderabad - 500046 ( email: siddanib@yahoo.co.in):

1. Name of the Candidate.

2. Contact address with Tel No & Email ID,

3. Date of Birth.

4. Highest Educational Qualification, (including percentage/class, Name of University and year of passing)

5. Subject and specialization,

6. Research experience, if any.

7. Break-in-career, if any:

8. Details of present employment (including its status - adhoc, temp, quasi - permanent etc.,)

The above details given by the candidates will be scrutinized by a screening committee and promising candidates will be short listed. Candidates short listed by the Screening Committee will be asked to make a brief pre-proposal presentation on their research topics before the Experts on September 23'? & 24,^ 2010. Those who will be found suitable in this meeting will be requested to submit detailed proposal to DST for its consideration.

Last date for receipt of above-said details is 15 days from the date of publication of advertisement in news papers.

Information Release date : 25.08.2010

WOMEN SCIENTISTS SCHEME (WOS-A) OPPORTUNITY TO UNDERTAKE RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES