TWAS-BIOTEC Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme

Applications for TWAS-BIOTEC Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2021 are now open for young scientists from developing countries other than Thailand which is where the programme is located. The Fellowship programme is especially meant for those who want to pursue advanced research in the biotechnology at the National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC) in Thailand.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: BIOTEC will provide a standard monthly allowance which should be used to cover living costs, such as accommodation and food.

Duration of Programme: Minimum of 12 months and a maximum of 24 months

Eligible Countries: Developing Countries

To Be Taken At (Country): Thailand

Fields: 

01-Agricultural Sciences
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
05-Chemical Sciences

Type: Postdoctoral

Eligibility for TWAS-BIOTEC Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme

Applicants for these fellowships must meet the following criteria:

  • be nationals of a developing country (other than Thailand).
  • must not hold any visa for temporary or permanent residency in Thailand or any developed country.
  • hold a PhD degree in any of the following fields: molecular biology, molecular genetics, microbiology, biochemistry, protein crystallography, organic chemistry, biotechnology, bioinformatics, or related disciplines.
  • apply for the fellowship within THREE years of having obtained a PhD degree in a fields of the natural sciences specified above.
  • must not be more than 40 years old by the date of the submission of their applicationNB. For instance, if an applicant turns 40 on 15 June, s/he should make sure not to submit the application later than 15 June.
  • be regularly employed at a research and/or teaching institution in their home country where they must hold a research assignment.
  • provide an official Acceptance Letter from BIOTEC. Requests for acceptance must be directed to the BIOTEC Research Support Division (e-mail rsd@biotec.or.th) who will facilitate assignment of a host supervisor. In contacting BIOTEC, applicants must accompany their request for an Acceptance Letter with copy of their CV and a research proposal outline;
  • provide evidence of proficiency in English, if the medium of instruction was not English.
  • provide evidence that s/he will return to her/his home country on completion of the fellowship
  • not take up other assignments during the period of her/his fellowship
  • be financially responsible for any accompanying family members.

 

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Application Procedure for TWAS-BIOTEC Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme

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Application Deadline: 30th July 2021

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