Applications Invited for Translational Research Award in INfectious diseases (TRAIN) @ THSTI
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TRAIN is a post-doctoral research program initiated by THSTI to impart training in translational research to candidates with doctoral degree in biological sciences. Selected candidates will be involved in large infectious disease research programs/projects involving human cohorts/clinical trials and are expected to work at the interface of biology and clinical research. Candidates will be jointly mentored by biologists and clinical researchers during the course of their fellowship. The focus areas include epidemiology, immunology, pathogenesis, drug and vaccine development, and diagnostics for viral and bacterial diseases (Eg: Dengue, Hepatitis, Pneumonia, Tuberculosis etc.,).
Essential Qualifications: Ph.D in biological sciences with at least one research
article in a peer-reviewed journal indexed in PUBMED as first author.
Candidates who have submitted their thesis and are waiting for the award of the
degree may also apply. However they should have an accepted first-author
publication at the time of application.
Desirable Qualifications: Doctoral research in the areas of infectious diseases,
immunology, and microbiology with exposure to clinical research. Expertise in
handling human clinical samples, animal models of disease and in vitro assays
relevant to infectious disease research.
Age: 30 years or less.
Emoluments: Rs. 60,000/- per month consolidated in the first two years with
performance-based revision in emoluments after second year.
Period: 3-5 years depending on the annual performance reviews
How to Apply:
- Interested candidates are requested to submit the online application on or before the last date. Applications will be screened and candidates will be interviewed up to four times in a year (January, April, July and October) depending on the number of applications. Deadline for applications for each quarter: March 31st, June 30th, Sept 30th, Dec 31st.
- All results will be published on our website and all future communications will be only
- Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification
- Call for applications will remain open till suitable candidates are found.
The procedure for online application:
a. Before filling online application, do keep the following documents handy:
i. A soft copy of your passport size photo.
ii. A statement indicating your research interests and career goals (max. 500 words)
b. Candidates are requested to use Google Chrome internet browser for best results
in submission of online application.
c. Once online application is submitted, no correction/modification is possible.
d. In case of difficulty in filling up the online form, please contact [email protected]
e. On successful submission of your application, an auto-generated email containing
a reference number will be sent to the email address provided. Please keep a note
of the reference number for future correspondence’
f. It is mandatory to fill all fields in the online application form. Incomplete applications will be rejected and no correspondence will be entertained with such applicants
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