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DBT-Research associateship in biotechnology and life sciences 2011

Applications are invited from Indian nationals for the award of DBT-Research associateship for pursuing research in frontier areas of biotechnology and applied biology.

education Updated: Sep 28, 2011 12:28 IST

DBT-Research associateship in biotechnology and life sciences 2011

Applications are invited from Indian nationals for the award of DBT-Research associateship for pursuing research in frontier areas of biotechnology and applied biology. The associateship is tenable in research institutions / universities including non-profit research and development (R&D) institutions within India. The associateships are awarded under a programme sponsored by the department of biotechnology. ministry of science and technology, government of India



Eligibility:

The applicant 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 should have a a good academic record. The associateship can be availed within three years of the award of PhD/MD/MS degree, however, may be relaxable in case of women (by two years) and in-service candidates. 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 and in-service candidates. Persons already employed are also eligible to apply. However, their applications should be routed through their employers



How to apply:

Candidates may submit their application on plain paper alongwith biodata, list of publications (attach reprints of two important papers) copies of certificates (BSc, MSc PhD/MD/MS) one page synopsis of PhD/MD/MS thesis two letters of recommendation (academic). The applicants are 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 associateship. They should also enclose a declaration stating that if selected for the associateship, he/she will complete the tenure of the associateship. However, they may be allowed to relinquish the associateship only if accepting permanent employment in India. Those who had applied previously need not apply. Applications should be addressed to Coordinator DBT-Research Associateship Program, Dept. of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science Campus Bangalore - 560 012. The envelope should be clearly marked with DBT-Research Associateship. For details visit the website -

http://www.sid.iisc.ernet.in/dbtpdf.html



Last date to apply:

October 15, 2011