Tata Memorial Centre is an autonomous grant-in-aid institution of the Department of Atomic Energy. TMC is comprised of the Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC) and the Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH). ACTREC conducts a Ph.D. program in Life Sciences, affiliated to the Homi Bhabha National Institute (a deemed university under category A by MHRD, Govt of India). On-going research at ACTREC includes basic and translational research in Cancer Biology.
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Applications are invited from highly motivated and eligible candidates for post-doctoral positions at the Cancer Research Institute, ACTREC. The applicant must have obtained a PhD degree from a recognized University. Those who have submitted their thesis and are awaiting award of the degree are also eligible to apply. However, such candidates, if selected, will be offered fellowship equivalent of Senior Research Fellow until they obtain their degree. The position is for 2 years.
Essential Qualifications and Experience
• PhD degree from a government recognized University or research institution.
• At least one research article publication in a well reputed international journal.
• Expertise in any one or more of these areas: Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Structural Biology, Computational Biology, Proteomics and Genomics.
• Candidates must be capable of conducting independent research under the mentorship of the PI, develop their own ideas and design experiments. They should be capable of working in a collaborative environment.
The upper age limit for the fellowship is 35 years at the time of the submission of application. Age will be calculated by taking the last date of application. Age relaxation of five years will be given to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/Physically Challenged & Women candidates. To other exceptional candidate’s age will be relaxed based on the discretion of competent authority. Since this fellowship is meant to bring in best of candidates outside of ACTREC so that the faculty and the fellow are mutually benefited from new expertise and a fresh perspective, following conditions apply for the internal candidates.
At the time of application, candidates who have graduated from ACTREC should not have completed more than six months after the award of the degree. Candidates who have graduated elsewhere and are working in any of the labs at ACTREC should not have been associated with the lab more than six months at the time of application. In either of these cases fellowship will be awarded strictly for one year within which time the candidate has to find alternative support. No more than one fellowship will be awarded under this clause and the candidates will be subjected to the same selection protocol.
Send an e-mail with full CV and Statement of Purpose following the guidelines [Appendix-1]. SOP is graded and will be an important criterion to short list the applicants. Take it seriously. Arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent to the email ID given with the advertisement. This is an important aspect of recruitment process. Incomplete application will be rejected.
Consolidated Salary : Rs. 59,690/- per month. (Rs.47,000/- + 27% HRA) p.m. The work progress of the candidate will be monitored and extension after 1 year will depend on satisfactory progress of the work. Fellowship amount and conditions are in par with DST/DBT norms.
Candidates with provisional certificate and candidates who have cleared the viva voce can apply. The later have to provide an official statement from their Institute confirming the same
Candidates fulfilling these requirements should pre-register by sending their application in the prescribed format with
1. Recent CV
2. Statement of purpose
3. List of key publications
4. Letters of recommendation – Two
5. Contact details of referees - Two
by e-mail to ‘email@example.com’ latest by 5:45 pm on or before 15.12.2021.
The interview dates & venue will be informed by email to the shortlisted candidates only. No T.A. / D.A. is admissible for attending the interview in person. If needed, candidates have to make their own arrangement for accommodation/ stay in Navi Mumbai. Due to the pandemic, interviews will also be conducted online. At the time of Interview, candidates should bring original certificates with photocopies (attested), CV and a recent passport size photograph.
All correspondence should be strictly made only to ‘firstname.lastname@example.org’ as indicated.
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