KBC POST DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP

KBC POST DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN BIOTECHNOLOGY 2009

Member Secretary, Kerala State Council For Science Technology and Environment, Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram 695 004.

KBC POST DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN BIOTECHNOLOGY 2009

Kerala Biotechnology Commission under KSCSTE invites application from eligible candidates for Post Doctoral and Pre-Post Doctoral Fellowship in Biotechnology for the year 2009. The Post Doctoral Fellowship carries a consolidated amount of Rs 15,000/- + HRA per month and an annual contingency grant of Rs 20,000/-. The Pre Post Doctoral fellowship carries a consolidated amount of Rs 11,500/- + HRA per month and an annual contingency grant of Rs 20,000/-.

Conditions

The research work shall be carried out in an institution under KSCSTE or any reputed R&D institution/University departments in India where research in frontiers areas of biotechnology is going on. The duration of the fellowship will 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 fellowship.

Qualifications

For Post Doctoral Fellowship, the applicant should possess first class Masters Degree in life science including veterinary science, agriculture, forestry, fisheries or any Masters degree in Medicine followed by PhD with biotechnological aspects in the relevant field. The Pre-Post Doctoral fellowship is extended to candidates with first class Masters Degree in life science including veterinary science, agriculture, forestry, fisheries or any Masters degree in Medicine, and who have submitted their PhD thesis with biotechnological aspects in the relevant field. The Pre-Post Doctoral Fellowship will be converted to Post Doctoral Fellowship from the date of award of the Doctoral degree.

Age limit

The Fellowship is open to candidates below 35 years, but relaxable for candidates with minimum 5 years of Post Doctoral experience.

How to apply

Applicants must submit their application in duplicate along with their detailed resume (including Email ID, telephone number, photograph etc.), list of publications, copies of all relevant certificates (M.Sc/PhD/MD/MS, Thesis submission certificate, Post Doctoral experience), one page synopsis of research work already done and one page synopsis of proposed research for availing the fellowship.

The application should reach the Member Secretary, Kerala State Council For Science Technology and Environment, Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram 695 004.

The deadline for receipt of applications is July 17, 2009.

For more details visit : www.kscste.kerala.gov.in

KBC POST DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN BIOTECHNOLOGY 2009