Scientists in Energy Biosciences

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Scientists in Energy Biosciences

DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY
MINISTRY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, INDIA

Applications are invited for National "Energy Bioscience Chairs" AND "Energy Bioscience Overseas Fellowships" for Indian Scientists desirous of working at the forefront of Energy Biosciences in Indian Institutes of repute.
A. Energy Bioscience Chairs "Energy Bioscience Chairs" scheme is designed to attract excellent team leaders to conduct and provide leadership in research in area of bioenergy. The applicants should have expertise in Academic or Industrial Research & Development, in areas of Plant Molecular Biology, Enzymology, Biochemistry, Genetic Engineering, Downstream processing, Fermentation, Synthetic Biology or other related areas that are directly or indirectly involved in Energy Biosciences. Applicants should be Indians or of Indian origin, and should possess a higher degree like Ph.D. with outstanding track record and proven leadership. Scientists in the age group of 50-65 years and desirous of working in a chosen Indian Institution of repute are eligible.
B. Energy Bioscience Overseas Fellowship "Energy Bioscience Overseas Fellowships" is a re-entry scheme aimed at bringing back bright young scientists of Indian origin working out side the country in areas related to energy biosciences and who are desirous of returning to India and pursuing research in energy biosciences area in an Indian institution. Applicants should possess a PhD in relevant area and should have an outstanding track record reflected in publications and other achievements/recognitions.
C. Tenure Positions at DBT-ICT Centre for Energy Biosciences
Applications are also invited for the following Tenure Positions in the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai at the DBT-ICT Centre for Energy Biosciences. Reader in Microbiology (1 post); Reader in Fermentation Technology (1 post); Reader in Biochemistry (1 post); Lecturer in Metabolic Engineering (1 post); Research Scientist in Fermentation Technology (1 post); Research Scientist in Molecular/Structural Biology (1 post); Instrument Engineer (Spectroscopy) (1 post). UGC prescribed qualifications shall be applicable for candidates with science degree and AICTE prescribed qualifications shall be applicable for candidates having degree in technology.
Details of the three schemes and their respective application requirements and prescribed formats are available on DBT, India website and http://www.udct.org . Applications should be sent to Prof. Arvind M. Lali, Coordinator, DBT-ICT-Centre for Energy Biosciences, Institute of Chemical Technology, Nathalal Parikh Marg, Matunga, Mumbai 400 019 India (email: dbt.uict.ceb@gmail.com) latest by 15th July 2009