IIT Kharagpur has invited applications from eligible candidates for 6 research investigator vacancies being offered as part of the ICMR-IIT Kharagpur Medtech Biodesign CLiMB Fellowship Program (IBO). The vacancies are available at the Department of Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering at the institute. The fellowship is being sponsored by the Indian Council of Medical Research. Those selected for the vacancies will be paid a monthly salary of up to Rs 60,000 based on their qualifications and experience.
Who Can Apply for IIT Kharagpur Recruitment?
The notification issued on the IIT Kharagpur website says that there are a total of 6 research investigator vacancies for which candidates with a minimum of Bachelor’s degree in engineering or technology, medicine including allied fields such as dental, industrial or engineering design and MBA are eligible to apply. However, preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated track records of innovation and entrepreneurship, says the notification. While the fellowship is usually offered for one year, two out of the six fellows can be given the second year extension based on the progress or technology developed.
The selected research investigators will be treated as Biodesign Fellows under the CLiMB program of ICMR, an initiative of its Medical Device and Diagnostics Mission Secretariat. Selected candidates should be able to work in a team to create social impact through innovative product development and commercialization. Furthermore, the selected fellow should be in a position to join full time within 3 weeks of selection. Applicants cannot be over 50 years old.
How to Apply for IIT Kharagpur Recruitment?
Interested and eligible candidates will have to submit applications on the official website before 24 September 2021. An online application fee of Rs 100 will also have to be paid. However, female candidates are exempted from making the payment. In order to fill up the online application, applicants will have to Sign-Up as a new user for the selective advertisement and Log in with their login ID, password and office order number.