GRANTS

 

A first call from the french Ministry of National Education, Research and Technology had be made in April 1999. The two following applications which we made have been accepted:

- one for a postdoc position of one year for Jaya N. Iyer who stays at the Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu with Joseph Le Potier from November 15 , 1999 to November 14, 2000,
- the other for a high level position for three months for R. Balasubramanian (The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai) who came to the Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu from September to December 1999 .

A second call from the french Ministry of National Education, Research and Technology had been issued in January 2000. A new call for offer (Appel d'Offre) from the french Ministry of Research has been issued in November 2000.Under this scheme, the application should be made by a french mathematician who wishes to invite an indian researcher. For a postdoc fellowship (one year), the deadline is February 28, 2001, while for a high level position (from 1 to 6 months), the deadline is December 31, 2000.

Further Visiting Positions in France.
Supports from the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs may be available for a few mathematicians working in India to visit a scientific institution in France for 3 months in 2001.
Applicants should have a Ph. D. in pure mathematics as well as a fixed position in India. Preference will be given to younger mathematicians.
Applications should include:
- Curriculum Vitae,
- present address and position,
- list of publications,
- suggested place of visit in France.
Applicants should require a french mathematician to write a letter of support including his agreement to take care of the nominee during his visit in France.
Applications as well as letters of support should be sent to:
Professor C.S. Seshadri, Director, Chennai Mathematical Institute,
92 G.N. Chetty Road,
T. Nagar, Chennai-600 017 INDIA