Vaccine Research Innovation (VRI) Awards @ THSTI
TRANSLATIONAL HEALTH SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE (THSTI) is an autonomous Institute of the Department of Biotechnology under the Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. THSTI has been developed as a part of the interdisciplinary Health biotech Science cluster to be located at Faridabad which is a part of the National Capital Region. The Institute is being mentored by globally recognized National Institute of Immunology (NII) and the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science and Technology (HM-HST).
Applications are invited for the VRI Awards from young scientists to work at the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Research Centre (VIDRC), a program centre of the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI) under the mentorship of its faculty. An ideal candidate would hold a recent PhD in any area of modern biology with preference given to those with interest and expertise in infectious diseases/vaccine research. Those who have submitted their thesis are also eligible to apply.
The Award shall normally be for the duration of three years which may be extended by two more years, subject to satisfactory progress, based on a review by the committee of experts and their recommendation. The Award carries a consolidated stipend of Rs. 40,000/- per month. The awardee shall not be entitled to draw any other fellowship or salary.
For application, send your recent bio-data with copies of up to two key publications in SCI-citied journals to Administrative Officer (P&A) at the below address by 31th December, 2012.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview for the final selection.
VACCINE AND INFECTIOUS DISEASE RESEARCH CENTER
TRANSLATIONAL HEALTH SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
(An autonomous Institute of Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India)
496, Udyog Vihar Phase III, Gurgaon-122016 (Haryana)
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