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    National Post-doctoral Fellowship (Microbiology/Microbiome)


    This is an opportunity or post-doctoral scholars in the life sciences (laboratory-, field- or informatics-based and related to microbiology/microbiome) desirous of pursuing a pathway to research independence.


    Initial inquiries should include:

    • A brief cover letter (50 words or less),
    • A 150-word summary of the proposed research,
    • A daytime telephone number (land line preferred)
    • A detailed curriculum vitae


    These documents may be sent to Ms. Vidhya Sharma ( ), Administrative Assistant, Department of Biotechnology, TERI School of Advanced Studies on or before 4.30 p.m. (IST), February 20, 2020. Candidates are strongly advised to view Prof. Ramakrishnan’s publications available at ResearchGate  before sending in their application materials. 


    Selected candidates will be required to set up an interview in person or via videoconference with Prof. Ramakrishnan Sitaraman, Department of Biotechnology, TERI School of Advanced Studies.  They are expected to formulate a research plan and develop a case of funding for consideration by the National Post-doctoral Fellowship programme in Life Sciences, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Government of India (see:  If the fellowship is awarded, the proposed research will be operationalized at the TERI School of Advanced Studies as per the terms of the award specified by SERB.



    Doctoral degree in engineering or in the sciences.



    Initial inquiries – February 20, 2020

    Telephonic interviews – March 12, 2020

    Fellowship details:  The duly completed application form will be submitted by the candidate to SERB, Government of India after obtaining endorsement/approval from TERI School of Advanced Studies – April 10, 2020 (tentative).


    Important notes: 

    • TERI School of Advanced Studies is a private, deemed-to-be-University, and is not the financial sponsor of any post-doctoral fellowship.
    • Incomplete applications will be rejected. 
    • No more than two candidates will be selected for final proposal submission, in compliance with SERB limits on the number of N-PDFs supervised by a single mentor.
    • If you had applied in an earlier round and were unsuccessful, please mention this in your cover letter along with the title of your earlier proposal.

    Office Attendant


    Office Attendant (advertisement for lateral absorption – Personnel having requite eligibility and experience in the TERI SAS in any type of non-regular employment are considered for lateral absorption)


    Job Description/profile

    • Forwards information by receiving and distributing communications, collecting and mailing correspondence
    • Tea and snacks coordination
    • Maintain tea/food item supplies by checking stock to determine inventory levels, anticipating requirements, placing and expediting orders, verifying receipt, stocking items, delivering supplies to work stations/cabins
    • Maintain equipment by completing preventive maintenance troubleshooting, failure calling for repairs monitoring equipment operation
    • Any other duties as may be assigned by University


    Eligibility and experience

    Minimum 10 years’ experience in catering line


    Key skills

    • Soft spoken
    • Well versed with catering etiquettes willing to work on holidays and late hours


    Last date of application

    28 February 2020


    Application are to be sent to

    Mr. V Ganesh, Assistant Registrar, TERI SAS through HoD