Award of DBT Research Associateship 2018 in Biotechnology and Life Sciences
Applications are invited from Indian Nationals for the award of “DBT-Research Associateship” for the pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology and Applied Biology.
The Associateship is tenable in Research Institution/Universities including non-profit R&D Institutions within India. The Associateships are awarded under a program sponsored by the Dept. of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.
Last Date for Application Submission is March 25th, 2018.
DBT Research Associateship Eligibility Criteria
The applicants must hold a PhD degree in Science, Engineering or M.D. or M.S. degree in any area of medicine with research interests in Biotechnology and Life Sciences and a good academic record.
The Associateship can be availed within 2-3 years of the award of PhD /MD/MS degree; however, may be relaxable (by 2 years) in case of in-service applicants.
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 applicants. Persons already employed are also eligible to apply. However, their applications should be routed through their employers.
The applicants will be selected based on their CV and performance in the interview.
The interview will be held at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in October /November 2018 and applicants called for interview will not be paid TA/DA to attend the interview.
If the applicant accepts the Associateship, he/she must join the host institution/university within a month’s time.
DBT Research Associateship Application Form 2018
Applicants may submit their application on plain paper strictly as per the format at http://biochem.iisc.ernet.in/dbtra.html
The applicant is advised to propose his/her place of work, the 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.
The application should be addressed to Coordinator DBT-Research Associateship Program, Dept of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science Campus, Bangalore-560012.
The last date for the same is March 25th, 2018 and the envelope should be clearly marked as DBT-Research Associateship.
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