IISER Tirupati Post Doctoral Research Fellowship Program (PDRF)2019 in Biology ~ helpBIOTECH

20 March 2019

IISER Tirupati Post Doctoral Research Fellowship Program (PDRF)2019 in Biology


IISER Tirupati – Post Doctoral Research Fellowship Program (PDRF) 

IISER Tirupati has an active Post-doctoral Research Program to enable highly motivated young researchers to conduct research in the frontier areas of Science and Technology.

Applications are invited twice a year, in April and October, for appointment of Postdoctoral Research Fellows (PDRF) in the various research areas. These positions are open for candidates with 0-5 years of experience after obtaining PhD degree in related areas. Candidates who have submitted their thesis and awaiting award of degree may also apply. Candidates should provide evidence of having carried out high quality research during or after their Ph. D. program. The award will be initially for one year, with an extension for one more year after review of performance.

PDRFs have to get associated with a specific research group depending upon the research and facilities / mentorship required to carry-out research. It is expected that before the application is made, interested candidates should contact faculty working in the below mentioned research areas at IISER Tirupati and identify a research project with the mentor to host the Fellowship. Applications are invited for PDRFs in Biology in the following areas of research.

a) Plant Epigenomics and Transcriptomics (Dr. Annapurna Devi Allu)
b) Plant Molecular Biology (Dr. Swarup Roy Choudhury)
c) Computational Genomics and Systems Biology (Dr. Sreenivas Chavali)
d) Developmental Biology and Stem Cells (Dr. RamKumar Sambasivan)
e) Molecular Biophysics (Dr. Nibedita Pal)
f) Mammalian Genome homeostasis & Algal cell metabolism (Prof B.J. Rao)
g) Mechanisms in neurodegeration (Dr. Vasudharani Devanathan)
h) Cancer immunology (Dr. V Sivakumar)
i) Phylogeography, bioacoustics, or population dynamics of birds or assessments of its habitats through remote-sensing and GIS tools (V.V. Robin)

For details of the faculty and their research areas please visit. www.iisertirupati.ac.in/people/faculty

Candidates will be shortlisted based on the quality of their research work and proposal. The final selection will be made based on all the above criteria, specific area of research and performance in interview, before the final selection is made. Please submit your application online using the link https://form.jotform.me/90582574290462

Last Date for application: April 10, 2019. 

Fellowship: Rs. 47,000 /- p.m + HRA as per GOI rules if the candidate produces the Ph. D. certificate. Otherwise, Rs. 35,000 /-p.m + HRA as per GOI rules for those candidates whose Ph. D. degree is awaited; however, the candidate has to produce a letter from competent authority by stating that the thesis has been submitted and the final viva/defense is pending. Nominal research grant will be available under this program.

Applications of selected candidates may also be forwarded to DST-SERB through the Institute for consideration of financial support. Details of the SERB National Postdoctoral Fellowship (N-PDF) are available at http://www./serb.gov.in/npdf.php

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