Institute / Organisation:Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560 012
Department of Biotechnology (DOB),
Govt. of India
DBT - Post Doctoral Fellowship/Research Associateship 2012
The Department of Biotechnology (DOB), Govt. of India has invited applications, in coordination with Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, for admission to Post Doctoral Fellowship
The applicants should hold a PhD degree in Science, Engineering or MD or MS degree in any area of medicine with research interests in Biotechnology and Life Sciences and a good academic record. Those who have already submitted the PhD / MD / MS, thesis are also eligible to apply. The applicants should preferably be below the age of 40 years, and 45 years in case of women candidates. Persons already employed are also eligible to apply.
Period of Fellowship
The fellowship is awarded for a period of two years. However, in exceptional cases, based on the progress of research, and overall importance of the project of the Fellows, the fellowship may be extended up to 5 years.
Mode of Application
Candidates may submit their application on plain paper along with bio-data, list of publications (attach reprints of 2 important papers), copies of certificates (BSc, MSc, PhD / MD), one page synopsis of PhD / MD thesis, 2 letters of recommendation (academic). The applicant is advised to propose his / her place of work, name of the supervisor, enclose one page synopsis of proposed research which must be compatible with the on-going research of the proposed supervisor, and his / her consent, for availing the fellowship. They should also enclose a declaration stating that if selected for the fellowship, he / she will complete the tenure of the fellowship. However, they may be allowed to relinquish the fellowship only if accepting permanent employment in India.
Mode of Selection
The candidates will be selected based on their CV and performance in the interview. The interview will be held at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, during November, 2011
The last date for reaching the application to Coordinator DBT-PDF Program, Department of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560 012 is October 15, 2011 and the envelope should be clearly marked as "DBT-Postdoctoral Research Associate ship"
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