Adv. No.10/ 2015 RCB’s
Young Investigator Awards
The Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB) an institute of education, training and research established by the Govt. of India through the Dept. of Biotechnology under the auspices of UNESCO as Category II Centre (C2C).
With the view to promote multidisciplinary research in the field of Biotechnology, applications are invited for RCB Young Investigator Awards (RCB–YI 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 as career in the frontier areas of biotechnology including Structural Biology, Biophysics, crystallography, Nanotechnology, Cancer Biology, Protein biochemistry, Cell and molecular biology and Mass Spectrometry based proteomics, under the mentorship of senior faculty of RCB. Young scientists below 35 years with PhD in any discipline of natural sciences with excellent publication records shall apply through the prescribed application (available in the website mentioned below). The scientists shall have a provisional degree/certificate at the time of interview.
Duration of the Award: Initially for a period of three (3) years. There shall be an annual review of the progress of research undertaken and continuation of the award. The award can be extended for additional two years, based on the Annual Review by a Committee.
Award: The award carries a consolidated stipend of Rs.75,000/- per month. During this tenure, the awardee shall not be entitled to draw any other fellowship or salary in any form.
Interested and motivated scholars may submit their applications in the format available in the website www.rcb.res.in or www.rcb.ac.in
Candidates should send the prescribed application forms by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before the last date of submission i.e. 20th September, 2015. A duly signed copy of the application should be sent by speed post or registered post to The Registrar, Regional Centre for Biotechnology, NCR-Biotech Science Cluster, 3rd Milestone, Faridabad-Gurgaon Expressway, Faridabad- 121001 (Haryana), India. Only short listed candidates will be invited for an interview. Final selection will be made in the domain areas where vacancies are available at the time of Interview. No telephone queries are solicited.