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Request for Proposal for Indo-US Clinical Research Ethics Fellowship

The Indo-US Clinical Research Ethics Fellowship Program has been jointly conceptualised by Department of Bioethics, National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Department of Biotechnology, GoI. The program has been designed to create leaders in the field of bioethics with the aim to create capacity in the area of clinical research ethics. After completion of the project, the fellows are expected to work towards capacity building in the area of clinical research ethics in India and establishment of centres of excellence. Centre of Excellences are expected to serve as resource for guidance and policy related to the ethics of clinical research in India. The objective of the program is to support motivated individuals with strong scientific background with interest in the field of bioethics.

Eligibility: Applicant must have obtained PhD in any area of Life sciences/Medical sciences/Pharmaceutical sciences or M.D./M.S./M.D.S or equivalent degree from a recognized university in India. Recognized Universities/ Institutes established under statutes/ Academic Research Institutes/ Research Foundation/ Medical Colleges established as a legal entity under the relevant Laws of India having at least 51% Indian stakeholders (owners/partners/trustees/ members/associates etc.) are eligible as a Host Institute. The Host Institute could be Public (Central/State)/Private, registered under or as a Trust, Society, Non-profit Organization or Corporations. The Host Institute should have a Department in Life Sciences or related streams (Biotechnology/ Biosciences/ Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Food technology streams etc.) for technical support and expertise in bioethics field such as but not limited to ethics, law, sociology and public health.

 Last date: Wednesday, September 28, 2022