With over three decades of operation, BIOTEC has built confidence in its high-caliber researchers and R&D infrastructure and attempts to utilize this expertise and our facilities to build up research and technical capacity for the world community. BIOTEC welcomes researchers, professors and students from overseas to work collaboratively with our scientists in our laboratories.
As part of our commitment to human resource development, the Center provides both Thai and foreign students in the field of biotechnology and life sciences with opportunities to have a hands-on experience conducting research in a professional environment. Agreement with several foreign universities has been reached to accommodate undergraduate and postgraduate students in BIOTEC laboratories during summer or semester sessions. Currently, our portfolio includes:
Indonesia: Atma Jaya Catholic University, Indonesia International Institute for Life Sciences (i3L), Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB)
Ireland: University College Dublin
Taiwan: College of Life Science, National Taiwan University
Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong
United Kingdom: University of Kent
United State of America: Earlham College
Following are some of the available funding schemes:
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program: Postdoctoral Scholar awards are offered to recipients of new or recent doctorates in the fields of Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology. In order to be eligible, applicants must have recently received their doctorate during the past two or three years. Recipients of the awards will receive a stipend for up to two years (rate is subject to applicants’ experience), plus health insurance, one round trip economy class airfare (only if the applicants work at BIOTEC for at least one year) and bench fee. Announcement on opening positions and application procedure is posted on BIOTEC News.
TWAS-UNESCO Associateship Scheme: This program aims to foster linkages among researchers and research institutes by providing travel support to enable competent researchers from developing countries to pursue advanced research in other countries. TWAS provides travel support and financial contribution towards subsistence costs while living expenses are covered by the host. BIOTEC is among the 100 Centers of Excellence selected to participate in the scheme.
TWAS-BIOTEC Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme: This program provides a number of fellowships to young scientists from developing countries outside of Thailand to carry out postdoctoral research at BIOTEC. Announcement on the application is posted on TWAS website.
You can contact BIOTEC’s International Cooperation Section for possible placements at BIOTEC laboratories.
International Cooperation Section National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC) 113 Thailand Science Park, Phahonyothin Road, Khlong Nueng, Khlong Luang Pathum Thani 12120 Thailand Tel: + 66 (0) 2564 6700 Ext: 3332, 3327 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org