03-17-2015, 04:41 PM
Last date for submission of applications: 20/03/2015
Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - under the Ministry of Science and Technology invites application for citizenship of India Award "DBT-Research Associateship" to pursue research in frontier areas of biotechnology and applied Biology.
Applications are invited from Indian nationals for the Award of DBT-Research Associateship 'to pursue research in frontier areas of biotechnology and applied biology. The Associateships granted under a program sponsored by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.
The Research Associateship task is purely temporary and sustainable for a period of 2 years. In exceptional cases, depending on the progress of research, Associateship can be extended up to 5 years. Each partner would be entitled to a grant in the range of Rs.36,000-38.000 month and a contingency grant of Rs. 50,000 a year to the host institution. Candidates who are yet to be awarded a PhD / MD / MS degree, if selected, will be paid Rs. 28,000 per month to obtain the degree. The member would be entitled to HRA and also other benefits as DST guidelines applicable to research Associateship.
Eligibility: Applicants should have a PhD degree in science, engineering or MD or MS degree in any area of medicine with research interests in biotechnology and the life sciences and a good academic record. The Associateship be taken within three years of the award of PhD / MD / MS degree; However, it may be relaxable in the case of women (2 years) and candidate service. Those who have already filed Ph.D. / MD / MS thesis are also eligible to apply. Applicants should preferably be under 40 years and 45 years for women candidates and service. Persons already employed are also eligible to apply. However, their applications would then routes for entrepreneurs / arias.
Candidates will be selected based on their CV and performance in the interview. The interview will take place at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in April / May 2015.
Mode of application:
Candidates may submit the application on plain paper along with biodata, list of publications (attach reprints of two important roles), copies of certificates (BSc, MSc, PhD / MD / MS) Page 1 Synopsis PhD / MD / MS thesis and two letters of recommendation (academic).
Applicants are advised to propose his / her job, name of speaker, attach one page synopsis of proposed research must be compatible with the ongoing research supervisor of the proposal and consent, because making the Associateship. They also attach a statement saying that if selected for Associateship, complete tenure Associateship. However, they can afford to give up the Associateship if only accept permanent employment in India. Those who had previously requested need not apply.