Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship for researchers in Biotechnology


Applications are invited for "Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship", a re-entry scheme of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India. Objective: ............... The scheme is aimed at bringing back researchers (Indian nationals) working overseas in various fields of biotechnology, including agriculture, health sciences, bio-engineering, energy, environment, bioinformatics and other related areas, who are desirous of pursing R&D in an Indian institution.


Eligibility: ................ The applicant should possess a Ph.D., MD or equivalent degree with an outstanding track record as reflected in publications and other recognitions. Only candidates (Indian nationals) working overseas are eligible to apply. Those who have already returned to India and are working in India are not eligible. The upper age limit for applying is 55 years as on 31st August, 2011.


Duration The duration of the fellowship will be for a period of five years. This is extendable by another 5 years on a fresh appraisal of performance. How to apply Applications may be sent as per proforma downloadable from DBT website (www.dbtindia.nic.in) and duly forwarded by the competent authority to Dr. Meenakshi Munshi, Joint Director, Department of Biotechnology, Block-2, 7th Floor, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi -110 003,


Email : meenakshi29.dbt@nic.in Last date: 31st August, 2011.
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