Bombay House, Homi Mody Street
Mumbai 400 001.
Tel : 66658282 / 66657465
Fax : 22826092
Applications are invited for the
“Young Researcher Award - 2010”
This Scheme is instituted by the Lady Tata Memorial Trust (LTMT) to recognize and reward young Indian scientists with outstanding track record in biological sciences, a deep commitment to find innovative solutions to major problems related to human diseases and potential for high quality research. Applicants should have publications in well recognized peer reviewed journals of repute and contributed to knowledge generation that has created significant impact in the field of translational possibilities. The applicant should also highlight prestigious award(s) and other recognitions such as Award(s) of major academies / societies.
Application along with separate summary sheets (9 copies), duly forwarded by the host institute as per pro forma (attached), may be sent to :
Lady Tata Memorial Trust
24 Homi Mody Street, Fort
Mumbai 400 001.
i) The Award is open to Indian Nationals, residing in India, who are below the age of 40 years.
ii) The applicant should possess a Ph.D. degree in any Biological Science or a Master’s degree in Medical Sciences, or an equivalent degree in Biotechnology related areas. The applicant must have at least 4 years’ professional experience in the specific area after obtaining the above degree.
iii) The candidate must have a regular position in a University / Organization / Institute and should be engaged in research and development. Applicants currently working abroad may apply provided that they have confirmed placement in an Institute in India. The awardee will be eligible for regular research grants through extramural and other research schemes of various S & T agencies of the Government of India.
PROCESSING FEE :
A Money Order of Rs.500/- being Processing Fee (non-refundable) should be forwarded in favour of the Lady Tata Memorial Trust, and the original postal receipt of the same should be attached at the top of the original set of the application form
The candidate must forward the application through the Director of a recognised Research Institute or Laboratory where he proposes to work. The application must be accompanied by :
NINE SETS (original application + eight copies) of the application must be submitted. Please note that the application sets should only be corner-stapled and SHOULD NOT BE BOUND IN ANY OTHER MANNER. The application should be addressed to The Secretary, Lady Tata Memorial Trust, Bombay House, 24 Homi Mody Street, Mumbai 400 001, so as to reach him not later than 1st February 2010.
Please super-subscribe on the left hand top corner of your postal cover YRA-2010 as the code for your Award.
The selected applicants will be called for an interview in early March 2010 and based on personal interview, one young researcher will be announced in the third week of March 2010. The selected Researcher will be required to commence the Research effective 1st April 2010
For more details, visit: www.dorabjitatatrust.org