DBT Research Associateship 2012

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DBT Research Associateship 2012

DBT-Research Associateship 2012 for North – East origin / region
Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, invites applications from Indian Nationals for the award of “DBT-Research Associateship” for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology and applied biology.
Ph.D. degree in Science, Engineering or M.I), or M.S. degree in any area of medicine with research interests in Biotechnology and Life Sciences and a good academic record.
Age preferably should be between 40 years and 45 years in case of women and in-service candidates
Duration is 2 yrs. In case of exception cases, it will be extended to 5yrs.
Each fellow would be entitled to a stipend in the range of Rs.22,000 – 24,000 per month and a research contingency grant of Rs.50.000 per year, payable to the host Institution. Candidates who are yet to be awarded the Ph.D., M.D/ M.S. degree, if selected, will be paid Rs. 18,000 per month till the award of the degree. The associate would also be entitled to HRA and other benefits as per the DST guidelines applicable to Research Associatcship.
Selection Process
Based on C.V. and performance in the interview. The interview will be held at the Indian Institute of Science. Bangalore, in May 2012.
Application process
Candidates may submit their application on plain paper alongwith bio-data, list of publications (attach reprints of 2 important papers), required copies of certificates (B.Sc., M.Sc, Ph.D./M.D./M.S.), One page synopsis of Ph.D./M.D./M.S. 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 Associateship. They should also enclose a declaration stating that if selected for the Associateship, he/she will complete the tenure of the Associateship. On the envelope mark “DBT-Research Associateship for North – East origin / region”.
Applications should be addressed to Coordinator DBT-Research Associateship Program, Department of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science Campus, Bangalore -560 012.
Application deadline:  30-03-2012

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