14 Nov 2012

Regional Centre for Biotech RCB Young Investigator Awards 2012

Regional Centre for Biotechnology
An Institution of Education, Training and Research
(Established by the Dept of Biotechnology, Govt of India under the auspices of UNESCO)

Adv. No. 8/2012

RCB Young Investigator Awards

The Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB) invites applications for RCB Young Investigator Awards from the eligible candidates. RCB Young Investigator Awards are designed to identify and nurture outstanding young scientists with innovative ideas who are desirous of pursuing research in frontier areas of biotechnology related (but not limited) to Cell and Molecular Biology, Chemical and Structural Biology, Disease and Microbiology, Developmental Biology, Cancer Biology and Nano medicine under the mentorship of senior faculty of Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB). Young scientists below the age of 35 having Ph.D. degree in any discipline of natural sciences with excellent publication records are eligible to apply. At least a provisional degree certificate is required at the time of interview.

The Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB) aims to be an international institution of excellence in biotechnology, with intimate contributions from regional countries as well as from academic institutions worldwide. RCB will provide a globally competitive platform for interdisciplinary research and education at the interface of engineering and medicine, chemistry and physics, agriculture and climate science to empower human resources to drive biotech innovations.

The award shall be initially for duration of three years, subject to annual review. It may be further extended for additional two years, based on a review by a Committee of experts. The award carries a consolidated stipend of Rs 40,000 per month. The awardee shall not be entitled to draw any other fellowship or salary.

Interested candidates may submit their application in the format available in the website www.rcb.res.in or www.rcb.ac.in

Candidates should send the filled application form by e-mail to registrar@rcb.res.in. A duly signed copy of the same should be sent by registered/speed post so as to reach the office of The Registrar, Regional Centre for Biotechnology, 180 Udyog Vihar Phase 1, Gurgaon 122 016, Haryana, India latest by 30 November 2012.

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview to consider for the final selection.

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