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National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Ahmedabad
Palaj, Opposite Air Force Station, Gandhinagar-382355, Gujarat, India

Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship-NIPER-Ahmedabad

NIPER-Ahmedabad invites applications from highly qualified young scientists holding
Ph.D. in the areas of Pharmaceutical,Biological and Chemical Sciences/Engineering/Technology for the Institute Postdoctoral Fellowships
commencing on 30th June, 2017.

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  • The Institute Post-doctoral Fellowship (IPF) is a full-time, contractual, postdoctoral
    position for highly qualified young scientists to carry out research at NIPERAhmedabad.
  • The duration is for 2 years, extendable by up to one more year on the
    basis of performance. The Fellowship does not imply any commitment regarding any
    other position at NIPER-Ahmedabad.
  • The Fellowship carries remuneration of INR 45,000/- per month for the first two years
    and INR 55,000/- per month in the third year, with no other allowances. Research
    support grant would be provided as per requirement of the project.
  • The fellow would also be assisting to the teaching programme of the Institute.
  • IPF may not be held concurrently with any other national or international fellowships.
  • It is also not transferable to any other fellowship.


  • Candidates who have a Ph.D. degree in Pharmaceutical, Biological, Biomedical and
    Chemical Sciences/Engineering/Technology and related areas as applicable are
    eligible to apply. Those who are in the final stages of their Ph.D. thesis submission
    are also eligible to apply. (If selected, the candidate must have submitted the thesis
    at the time of joining IPF.)
  • Age: Below 35 years and within 3 years of the award of Ph.D degree {relaxable by 5
    years for women and reserved (SC/ST/ PwD) category}
  • To avoid academic inbreeding applicants having PhD from NIPER-Ahmedabad are
    not eligible to apply

Application details:

  1.  The applicant must submit online application (i.e Application for Research
    Staff/Faculty-Group A category) on or before 30th, June, 2017.
  2. Candidates must submit electronic copies of the following documents in Portable
    Document Format (PDF) along with the application in the upload section:
  • Research Proposal (maximum 1,500 words) including details of the facilities
    at NIPER-Ahmedabad to be utilised, and research groups/laboratories that
    the candidate would like to collaborate with.
  • Synopsis of the Ph.D. work.

3. Candidates are required to ask at least 2 referees to submit confidential letters of
recommendation in support of their application by email to [email protected]

Externally Funded Postdoctoral positions

Candidates with independent DST-PDF/DBT-IYBA/CSIR- RA/DST Women Scientist
fellowships can directly write to the Director([email protected])for consideration. After approval they can apply through online application portal.

Apply Online Here

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