Post-Doctoral Fellowship - Biotechnology

Introduction:
Kerala Biotechnology Commission under KSCSTE invites application from eligible candidates for Post Doctoral Fellowship for pursuing research in the frontier areas of Biotechnology.  The Post Doctoral Fellowship carries an amount of Rs.32,000/- per month + HRA (10%) with an annual contingent grant of Rs.50,000/-. 

Conditions

Research work shall be carried out in an institution under KSCSTE or any reputed R&D Institution/University Departments in India where research in frontier areas of biotechnology is going on.  The duration of the fellowship shall be initially for a period of two years and extendable to the third year depending on the progress of the research work.  Selected candidates will have to follow the rules and regulations of the institution where they are availing the fellowship. The candidate shall join the programme within three months from the date of award of the fellowship. The fellowship cannot be availed at the same institution where the candidates have earned their Ph. D degree and the new host institute shall be a reputed institution carrying out biotechnology programmes 

Eligibility
For Post Doctoral Fellowship, the applicant should possess first class Masters Degree in life sciences including veterinary science, agriculture, forestry, fisheries or Masters degree in Medicine followed by PhD with biotechnological aspects in the relevant field and with at least one publication in indexed (SCI) journals. The Post Doctoral fellowship is extended to candidates  who have submitted their PhD thesis with biotechnological aspects with at least one publication in indexed (SCI) journals. 
Age limit
The Fellowship is open to candidates below 35 years, but relaxable for the number of years of Post Doctoral experience, up to a maximum of 5 years. 

How to apply

Applicants must submit their application in the prescribed format along with their detailed resume (including Email ID, telephone number, etc.), list of publications, copies of all relevant certificates (M.Sc/PhD/MD/MS) Thesis submission certificate, Post Doctoral experience, age proof) and one page synopsis of research work already done. The applicant is advised to propose his/her place of work, consent letter from the host institution, name of the supervisor and his/her consent, and enclose a detailed synopsis of the proposed research for availing the fellowship.
Application should be addressed to the Chairman, Kerala Biotechnology Commission, Kerala State Council For Science Technology and Environment, Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom,
Thiruvananthapuram - 695 004.
 
Last Date of Submission of Proposal is on or before December 30,2016.

 

Chairman

Kerala Biotechnology Commission

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