Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) Postdoctoral Fellowship 2013


Applications are invited from those interested in advanced scientific research on Venous Diseases, for a postdoctoral position in the Cardiovascular Disease Biology Division, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB), Tiruvananthapuram. This fellowship is supported by the Dr N. Radhakrishnan Foundation for Research on Venous Diseases with a purpose of providing advanced research training in "cutting edge" areas of venous disease research. Research proposals on any of the following themes would be considered, although any other clinically relevant themes in venous diseases would also be considered. . Venous system development . Developmental anomalies of veins . Cellular aspects of vein remodeling in pathological conditions . Genetic and epigenetic analysis of venous diseases . Developing animal models for venous diseases


Eligibility: Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in Life Science or M.D. degree in Modern Medicine and a good academic record. The applicants should preferably be below the age of 35 years (40 years in case of women candidates). Details of the Award: This Postdoctoral fellowship is a purely temporary assignment tenable for a period of 3 years. Fellowship will be as per norms prescribed by the Department of Biotechnology. Continuation of the fellowship during second and third years will subject to evaluation of progress in research. All other selection procedures will conform to RGCB guidelines for post doctoral research that is available on http://rgcb.res.in/postdoctoral.html


How to Apply: Candidates are to submit their application on plain paper along with bio-data, list of publications (attach reprints of 2 important papers), self attested copies of certificates (B.Sc., M.Sc., PhD or M.D.), two letters of academic recommendation (one of which has to be from the PhD degree mentor) and a two page synopsis of proposed research work including objectives and concise methods. A list of facilities or equipment required for the proposed study also needs to be enclosed.


Applications are to be sent to: Director, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Tiruvananthapuram, Kerala - 695 014, the envelope should be clearly marked as "Postdoctoral fellowship for research in venous diseases". A pdf file of the application can also be submitted to controller@rgcb.res.in with subject marked as Postdoctoral fellowship for research in venous Last date for receiving applications: April 19, 2013 For more details please refer the following link: http://rgcb.res.in/jobs.html
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