(Fellowship) Tata Memorial Centre JRF for Ph.D. Studies (Life Sciences) : 2011

JRF for doing Ph.D. Studies in Life Sciences at Tata Memorial Centre : 2011

Applications are invited, in the prescribed format, for the award of JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS [JRF 2011] for doing Ph.D. studies in Life Sciences at Tata Memorial Centre.

The Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) is an autonomous Grant-in-aid Institution of the Department of Atomic Energy. The TMC is comprised of the Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC) and the Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH). The TMC conducts Ph.D. program in Life Sciences and is affiliated to the Homi Bhabha National Institute (Deemed University). On-going research at TMC includes basic and translational work in the field of Cancer Cell Biology. Specific research topics includes study of cell proliferation, differentiation, apoptosis, metastasis, tumor immunology, immunotherapy, virology, chemotherapy and carcinogenesis, gene therapy in animal models, tumor markers, structural biology, proteomics, genomics, genetics and glycobiology. Qualifications: M.Sc. (Applied Biology/ Biochemistry/ Biophysics/ Biotechnology/ Botany/ Life Sciences/ Microbiology/ Molecular Biology/ Zoology); M.Tech. (Bioinformatics/ Biotechnology); M.B.B.S.; from a recognized University, with 60% aggregate marks. Those awaiting results may also apply.

Qualifications:

M.Sc. (Applied Biology/ Biochemistry/ Biophysics/ Biotechnology/ Botany/ Life Sciences/ Microbiology/ Molecular Biology/ Zoology); M.Tech. (Bioinformatics/ Biotechnology); M.B.B.S.; from a recognized University, with 60% aggregate marks. Those awaiting results may also apply.

Stipend:

Rs. 16000/-+ 30% HRA (if hostel facility is not allotted) per month as applicable. Limited hostel facility is available on the ACTREC campus on first come, first served basis.

How To Apply:

All the candidates must first submit their application ONLINE, print the filled application, sign and mail it along with all the enclosures mentioned in the application form and a Demand Draft for Rs. 300/- drawn in favor of TMC-ACTREC payable in Navi Mumbai (no fees for SC/ ST or physically handicapped candidates, provided proof is attached) so as to reach the Senior Administrative Officer, Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer, Tata Memorial Centre, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai – 410 210 latest by 4th April 2011. TMC reserves the right to increase the minimum eligibility criteria to a higher percentage of marks in the qualifying exam, in case of receipt of large number of applications. During screening, incomplete forms and those without enclosures will be summarily rejected.

Website: http://www.actrec.gov.in/

Important Dates:

  • The list of successful candidates will be displayed on the website on: 27th June 2011.
  • Last Date to Apply: 4th April 2011.

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Courtesy: actrec.gov.in