IIT Roorkee Department of Biotechnology Postdoctoral Fellowships 2020

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EligibilityPhD degree holders
AwardFellowship up to INR 55,000 per month

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About the Program

The Department of Biotechnology at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee invites applications for IIT Roorkee Department of Biotechnology Postdoctoral Fellowships 2020 from PhD degree holders. The fellowship supports enthusiastic researchers to focus on Moleculrr Blology, Nanoaptsensors and Genefic Engineerlng under the mentorship of Dr. Naveen K Navani (Professor, Department of Biotechnology). The selected fellows will receive a stipend of up to INR 55,000 per month and a contingency grant of INR 50,000 per annum.

Fellowship Details
  • IIT Roorkee Department of Biotechnology Postdoctoral Fellowships 2020 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible, an applicant must -

    • Have a PhD degree in Molecular Biology/ Life Sciences/ Microbiology with first class in preceding degree
    • Have 1 or 2 years of experience/specialization in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetic Engineering, Nanotechnology or Biosensor development
    • Have at least two high-impact publications or patents

    Note- Candidates who have recently submitted their doctoral thesis are also eligible to apply subject to the condition that they will furnish the proof of award of PhD at the time of interview.


    The fellow will receive a consolidated fellowship as below - 

    • INR 55,000 per month for two years
    • Contingency grant of INR 50,000 per annum
    • Cover letter
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • List of Publications (With the most relevant publications for the post)
    • Research statement
    How can you apply?

    The application can be done by both post and email through the following steps -

    Step 1: Prepare the cover letter. 
    Step 2: Attach all supporting documents. 
    Step 3: Send it by regular post or email to - 

    Professor and Head,
    Department of Biotechnology,
    Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
    Roorkee.247667 India
    Email: biotech@iitr.ac.in (with a copy to navnifbs@iitr.ac. in)

Important Dates

Application deadline: 15th February 2020

Selection Criteria

All the fellows will be selected on the basis of their performance in the interview and relevant experience. 

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Terms and Conditions
  • The duration of the fellowship will be two years. 
  • The candidates called for presentation/discussion/interview will be paid Bus/II-AC train fare from their place of residence/work and back by the shortest route within India.
  • The prospective candidate is expected to have a strong background in one or more areas within Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Nanotechnology, Biosensors, and Microbiology.
  • Candidates should be passionate about working on cutting edge research leading to high impact publications and products.

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