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Science Careers in India

Administrative Building, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
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India's scientific research infrastructure has experienced dramatic growth over the last 15 years. As a result, many Indian nationals are returning home to stable academic jobs, adequate funding, and facilities that are generally excellent. These scientists must overcome significant obstacles to get their research done, but they agree that the challenges are worth it and that, overall, things are pretty good. Read the stories to find out more about research opportunities in India.

Science Careers in India, Part 1
In India, Abundant Opportunities
by G.B.S.N.P. Varma
October 28, 2013
India's academic job market is vibrant for Indian nationals returning from training abroad.

Science Careers in India, Part 2
In India, Rising Resources, Realistic Expectations
by G.B.S.N.P. Varma
November 05, 2013
For Indian scientists returning home after training in the West, things have never been better, but getting research done in India is no picnic.

Science Careers in India, Part 3
Foreign Scientists in India Take Good With Bad
by G.B.S.N.P. Varma
January 06, 2014
India welcomes scientists from abroad, but living and working there remains a challenge for many Westerners.

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