Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Andhra University: Apply by January 31
Andhra University, Visakhapatnama, has invited applications from highly meritorious students for Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF)-2019.
The ‘Andhra University-RUSA Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Scheme’ is being initiated to identify talented young researchers with innovative ideas in the field of Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Bio-Technology, Statistics, Meteorology and Oceanography, Biochemistry, Physics, Engineering (CSE, ECE & Instrument Tech.), Management and Pharmaceutical Sciences. University will provide them with training and research opportunities. This scheme stands as a platform for budding scientists towards an independent research career.
Fellowship: Postdoctoral Fellows will be paid a consolidated fellowship of Rs. 75,000/- per month plus House Rent Allowance (HRA) as admissible. Lapsable contingency grant of Rs. 1.0 lakh per annum will be reimbursed on production of valid bills. 25% of the contingency grant can be used for domestic and international travel including per diem expenses. The amount is taxable according to the norms of Income Tax Department, Government of India.
Eligibility: Applicant should be PhD degree holders of not more than ten years of award of PhD degree (Provisional degree certificate may be accepted). Upper age limit is 38 years at the time of submission of application, relaxable up to 2 years in case of SC/ST/Physically handicapped, women candidates and OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates.
Applicants should have two research publications in high impact factor SCI journals or a patent from their doctoral work. Applicant should submit the plagiarism certificate using Turnitin software failing which, the soft copy of the thesis of the applicant will be subjected for plagiarism check and will be considered only when it is below 20%. Applicant should not have availaede RUSA PDF earlier. Those employed, must submit ‘no objection certificate’ from the present employer at the time of attending the interview before the selection committee.
Application form can be downloaded from www.andhrauniversity.edu.in
Application fee: Application fee is Rs. 500/- (Rs. 250/- in respect of SC/ST candidates) to be paid as Demand Draft in favour of ‘The Registrar, Andhra University’, payable at Visakhapatnam.
The filled in application with relevant enclosures and application fee must reach ‘The Dean (Research & Development), Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh-530 003’, latest by 31 January 2020, by Speed Post, in an envelope super scribed, ‘Application for PDF under RUSA Phase 2.0’
For detailed notification, visit www.andhrauniversity.edu.in