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Doctoral Fellows – NCBS

The National Centre for Biological sciences (NCBS) is looking for an interested candidate for the position of Doctoral Fellows for a project titled “Chemical Ecology of the North East Region (NER) of India: A Collaborative Programme Linking NER and Bangalore Researchers” and is funded by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt of India, for the duration of 5 years. This is a novel and exciting collaborative and interdisciplinary program between institutions in the North-Eastern Region (Nagaland Science and Technology Council-Nagaland; Kohima Science College, Nagaland university; Institute of Bioresources & Sustainable Development (IBSD)-Imphal; IBSD-Sikkim; Rajiv Gandhi University-Arunachal Pradesh; Northeastern Hill University-Shillong and partners in Bangalore (National Centre for Biological sciences (NCBS), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS)). A major focus of this integrated programme will be on the chemical ecology of interactions among plants, animals, fungi and microbes. Such interactions and their understanding will impact many fields of biology, including Agriculture, medicine and Biotechnology. The program will highlight the North-eastern region of India, which offers unique natural resources and opportunities for field research in Chemical Ecology. The main goal of the program is capacity building, including tailored interdisciplinary training to Ph.D. students and postdoctoral fellows.

Position Requirements:

  • Suitable candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree from a national or foreign University/Institute in a field related to chemistry, biology, chemical ecology, entomology, Biochemistry, molecular biology, animal behaviour, Plant Sciences, or life sciences. Excellent problem solving, oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills with experience working within a team, as well as an ability to work under field conditions are desirable.
Employer National Centre for Biological sciences (NCBS)
Posted 04-11-2015
Location Chennai
Discipline NA
Salary Each fellow would be entitled to a stipend in the range of Rs. 36,000 -38,000- 40,000 per month + HRA.
Official Notice

Step 1: Interested candidates may register ONLINE through the link (www.ncbs.res.in/jobportal) using valid email ID .

Step 2: You will receive an user ID and password on your registered email ID.

Step 3: Using your ID and password you can fill in the application by clicking on “Submit Application”

Step 4: Once you fill in the application and the CV is upload you can SAVE or PREVIEW the application. Please Note: Any corrections should be made before you SAVE the application.

Step 5: After you SAVE, you can submit the application by clicking “SUBMIT” .

Step 6: Take a Print out of the application form by clicking “PRINT” in “MY APPLICATION” and send the same duly Signed to the Program Manager (Chemical Ecology), NCBS-TIFR, GKVK PO, Bellary Road, Bangalore- 560065, along with copies of certificates regarding date of birth, educational qualifications, experience, caste certificate etc. The hard copy of the application should reach NCBS, Bangalore by 28th November, 2015. Only candidates shortlisted for the interview will be contacted. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

National Centre for Biological sciences (NCBS) in Bangalore, Karnataka, is a research centre specialising in biological research. It is a part of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) under the Department of Atomic Energy of the Government of India.The mandate of NCBS is basic and interdisciplinary research in the frontier areas of biology. The research interests of the faculty are in four broad areas ranging from the study of single molecules to systems biology.

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