National Post-doctoral Fellowship

Position: National Post-doctoral Fellowship (Microbiology/Microbiome):

This is an opportunity or post-doctoral scholars in the life sciences (laboratory-, field- or informatics-based and related to microbiology/microbiome) desirous of pursuing a pathway to research independence.

Initial inquiries inclusive of a 150-word summary of the proposed research, a daytime telephone number (land line preferred) and a curriculum vitae may be sent to Mr. Vishal Kumar ( ), Administrative Assistant, Department of Biotechnology, TERI School of Advanced Studies on or before 4.30 p.m. (IST), April 10, 2019. Selected candidates will be asked to set up a telephonic appointment with Prof. Ramakrishnan Sitaraman, Department of Biotechnology, TERI School of Advanced Studies. The selected candidate(s) is (are) expected to formulate a research plan and develop a case of funding for consideration by the National Post-doctoral Fellowship programme in Life Sciences, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Government of India (see: If the fellowship is awarded, the proposed research will be operationalized at the TERI School of Advanced Studies as per the terms of the award specified by SERB.


Eligibility: Doctoral degree in engineering or in the sciences.



  • Initial inquiry – April 10, 2019
  • Telephonic interviews – April 15, 2019


Fellowship details:
The duly completed application form will be submitted by the candidate to SERB, Government of India after obtaining endorsement/approval from TERI School of Advanced Studies – May 29, 2019.

Important notes:

  1. TERI School of Advanced Studies is a private, deemed university, and is not the financial sponsor of any post-doctoral fellowship.
  2. Incomplete applications will be rejected.


Source: TERI SAS