TWAS- BIOTEC Postdoctoral Fellowships are tenable in BIOTEC and its affiliated research units. BIOTEC will provide a standard monthly allowance which must be used to cover living costs (accommodation and food). The language of instruction is English.

Duration: 12-24 months
Subject areas:
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Biological Systems and Organisms
  • Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
  • Chemical Sciences

Age limit: 40 years

Sandwich option: not available


  • Applicant must be citizens of a developing country (other than Thailand).
  • Applicant must not hold any visa for temporary or permanent nationality in Thailand or any developed country.
  • Applicant must hold doctoral degree in molecular biology/ molecular genetics/ microbiology/ biochemistry/ protein crystallography/ organic chemistry/ biotechnology/ bioinformatics or related disciplines.
  • Applicant must apply for the fellowship within 3 years of receiving the doctorate degree in the fields of the natural sciences.
  • Applicant must be regular employee at a research or teaching institution in their home country where they must hold a research assignment.
  • Applicant must provide an official Acceptance Letter from BIOTEC
  • Requests for acceptance must be directed to the BIOTEC Research Unit Coordination Division ( or who will facilitate assignment of a host supervisor.
  • Applicant must provide proof of proficiency in English (if the medium of instruction was not English).
  • Applicant must provide proof that they will return to their home country on completion of the fellowship.
  • Applicant must not take up any other assignments during the period of fellowship
  • Applicant must be financially responsible for any accompanying family members.


  • Applicants should submit the Acceptance Letter from to Centre Research Unit Coordination Division to TWAS and BIOTEC when applying or by the deadline at the latest.
  • Without preliminary acceptance, the application will not be considered for selection.
  • Reference letters must be on letter-heads, signed and sent as attachments via e-mail to TWAS and BIOTEC.
  • The subject line must contain BIOTEC/PDoc and the candidate’s surname.
  • Applicants for the TWAS-BIOTEC Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme should send their application to TWAS and BIOTEC (by e-mail).
—————Quick Overview————-

Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology

Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Country Thailand
Subject areas

Biotechnology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Microbiology

Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open for nationals of developing nations (except Thailand)
Deadline 30 June 2019

Contact Details:

TWAS Fellowships Office


BIOTEC Research Unit Coordination Division

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