Application dates 2013 for THSTI Indo-Finnish Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Diagnostics

Application Procedure:

Before filing online applications, do keep the following documents handy:

A soft copy of your passport size photo; a comprehensive CV (PDF format only) containing details of qualification, positions held, professional experience/distinctions etc; candidates are requested to use Mozilla Firefox/Google Chrome internet browser for best results in submission of online application; once online application is submitted, no correction/modification is possible; in case of difficulty in filling up the online form, please contact

Please sign the application at the appropriate place and send the signed application with a Statement of Purpose (SOP), CV, self-attested copies of certificates/documents pertaining to educational qualification and experience to reach us on or before the last date at the address given below

Head – Administration

Translational Health Science and Technology Institute
Plot No. 496, Udyog Vihar, Phase-3, Gurgaon,
Haryana, PIN-122016, INDIA

Please super scribe the post applied for on the envelope
Please note that application without signature, or those received after due date or incomplete in any other respect will be summarily rejected

Important Dates

Last date for submission of online application: 20th Dec 2013

Last date for receiving the signed hard copy of application at THSTI: 27th Dec 2013

Indo-Finnish Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Diagnostics 2013

Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI) invites applications for Indo-Finnish Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Diagnostics Program

Eligibility conditions:

The applicant should hold a MD/Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Life Sciences/Engineering

Applicant who have submitted their Ph.D. thesis, are also eligible to apply

All educational, professional and technical qualification should be from a recognized Board/University


Research experience in recombinant DNA technology or nanotechnology or protein and antibody engineering or material science or novel instruments design with some basic knowledge of the diagnostics area is desirable

Deeper insights and experience from different diagnostic application areas may be considered as special merits

The Fellowship:

The Fellowship will be awarded for tenure of one year, extendable by further one year, subject to satisfactory progress, as reviewed and recommended by the committee of experts in the host institute
The Award carries a consolidated stipend of USD Rs.3000/- or equivalent per month
Travel to Finland will be funded by the DBT

Mobility allowance of Rs. 1, 00,000/- will also be provided that can be used for family health insurance etc
Re-entry: Based on a separate assessment, fellowships on the lines of Ramalingaswami fellowships may be made available on completion of the Post Doctoral tenure to enable pursuit of research at institutes under the National Biodesign Alliance

Application Form:

Interested candidates are requested to submit the online application on or before the last date and send the signed hard copy on or before the specified date

Applicants are required to submit a Statement of Purpose (SOP) in 500 words on “how this fellowship will help applicants at a personal level and help them advance diagnostic research and applications in India”
Persons working in Govt. or Public Sector undertaking should apply through proper channel or produce ‘No Objection Certificate’ at the time of Interview

Incomplete applications will stand summarily rejected

Mere fulfilling of minimum eligibility conditions does not entail a candidate to be called for interview
Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview for the final selection

Number of positions filled will be as per the need and availability of the suitable candidates

All results will be published on our website and all communications will be only through email

Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification

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