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DBT calls for Energy Biosciences Overseas Fellowships and DBT Energy Biosciences Chairs positions




This is a re-entry scheme aimed at bringing back young scientists of Indian origin working overseas to pursue R&D in energy related biosciences in an Indian institution


By Team ABLE


Under the aegis of Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India the Energy Biosciences Research is spearheading to develop bio-based renewable fuels for the country.


With this aim, the Department of Biotechnology has proposed to run a scheme titled, “DBT Energy Biosciences Overseas Fellowships and DBT Energy Biosciences Chairs” for scientists of Indian origin working in the field of Energy Biosciences (including Biofuels, Bioenergy etc.).


The DBT Energy Biosciences Overseas Fellowships is a re-entry scheme aimed at bringing back young scientists of Indian origin working overseas and who are desirous of returning to India and pursuing, complementing and enhancing quality of R&D in energy related biosciences in an Indian institution.


The DBT Energy Biosciences Chairs is aimed at engaging senior scientists of Indian origin working in modern biological sciences, and who are desirous of pursuing, complementing and enhancing quality of R&D in energy related biosciences in Indian institutions.


The proposal’s conditions include:

For Overseas Fellowship - The applicant should possess a PhD in relevant areas and/or an outstanding track record reflected in publications and other recognitions. The condition states that only candidates of Indian origin working overseas are eligible to apply.

For Chairs The applicant should possess a PhD with 15-20 years of research experience, out of which 15 years should be in the energy biosciences related areas. Scientists in the age group of 50-65 years are eligible to apply.


For further details contact

Dr Sangita Kasture Department of Biotechnology, Gov. of India New Delhi

Dr. Gunjan Prakash DBT-ICT-Centre for Energy Bioscience

URL: ictmumbai.edu.in, http://www.dbtindia.nic.in/programmes

email: dbt.uict.ceb@gmail.com