Translational Health Science and Technology Institute
(An autonomous institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India)
496, Udyog Vihar Phase III, Gurgaon 122 001, Haryana
Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI) is a part of the inter-disciplinary Biotech Science Cluster coming up at Faridabad in the National Capital Region (NCR). The interim laboratories of the Institute are located at Gurgaon in the NCR. THSTI is designed to be a dynamic and interactive organization with a mission to conduct innovative translational research and develop research collaborations across disciplines and professions to accelerate the development of concepts into tangible products to improve human health.
THSTI invites application for its Ph.D. program to conduct research in broad inter-disciplinary areas such as: (a) Infectious diseases of viruses, (b) Tuberculosis, (c) Micronutrients and host immune response in pediatric diseases, (d) Biology of specific pediatric diseases, (e) Medical devices, implants and diagnostics, and, (f) Vaccine and anti-microbial development. Please visit THSTI website (www.thsti.res.in) for details of various research programs being pursued by the principal investigators.
Eligibility: Candidate must hold an MBBS, or Master’s degree in life sciences, agriculture, veterinary science, engineering, or pharmacy. Only candidates holding a Junior Research fellowship (JRF) from CSIR-UGC, DBT or ICMR are eligible to apply. Candidates must have first division/class with at least 60% aggregate scores in all examinations from class 10 onwards. All educational and technical qualifications should be from a recognized university/board.
How to apply: Candidates fulfilling the above requirements may apply in the prescribed format to the Administrative Officer of the institute at the above address. The application form can be downloaded from http://www.thsti.res.in/phd.htm. Last date for receipt of applications is 25th November, 2011. Applications received after the closing date will not be entertained on any ground including postal delay. Incomplete applications in any respect will be summarily rejected and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained.
Selection procedure: Candidates will be competetively short-listed based on the excellence of their academic records and the list of short-listed candidates will be published on THSTI website by 29th November, 2011. Short-listed candidates will be called for an interview on 16th December, 2011. List of selected candidates for the PhD studentship will be published on THSTI website by 21st December, 2011. Selected candidates will be required to join the Ph.D. program of the institute on 2nd January, 2012.
The institute does not have any hostel facilities in the interim laboratories. However; the administration will facilitate the students in finding suitable accommodation. For any queries please write to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0124-2876300.