S Ramaseshan Science Writing Fellowships/Internships 2018 @ Current Science

S. Ramaseshan Science Writing Fellowships/Internships at Current Science 

The Current Science Association invites applications for Science Writing Fellowships, instituted in memory of Professor Sivaraj Ramaseshan for his contributions to the journal Current Science and science writing internships for working in the editorial office of the journal.

Essential qualification: S. Ramaseshan Fellowships/Internships: Candidates must possess a basic degree in any branch of science. Candidates with postgraduate (after B.Sc.) degree in biosciences, literature, journalism or mass communication can also apply for the fellowship or internship. Fellowships will be awarded to a limited number of exceptionally motivated candidates for a period of one year, extendable for a further period of one year depending on performance.

Desirable: A flair for writing and wide interest in diverse areas of science (physical/ biological/medical/earth, planetary, atmospheric/engineering science as well as in economic/social/ management science) with basic computer skills.

Age: Not more than 35 years as on 31 August 2018.

Job description: Selected candidates will be expected to write for the ‘In this Issue’, News, Research News, and General sections of the journal Current Science on a regular basis. Selected candidates will be based in Bangalore and are expected to assist the editorial staff in the publication of Current Science.

The candidates should not have any position (full time or part time) that entitles them to any remuneration. Selected candidates would be offered a fellowship of Rs 20,000 depending on qualification and experience. A higher start in fellowship can be considered for deserving candidates. Evidence of interest in popular science writing may be provided.

Applications, including a detailed CV should be sent to:

The Executive Secretary
Current Science Association
P.B. No. 8001 Sadashivnagar
P.O. Bangalore 560 080
e-mail: madhavan@ias.ac.in on or

before 30 September 2018. 

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