TWAS-BIOTEC Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme

TWAS-BIOTEC Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme is for young scientists from developing countries who wish to pursue advanced research in the biotechnology at the National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), Thailand.

Applicants should be aware that they can apply for only one fellowship per year.

TWAS-BIOTEC Postdoctoral Fellowships are tenable in BIOTEC and its affiliated research units for a period of twelve (12) to twenty-four (24) months and are awarded to young scientists from developing countries (other than Thailand) to enable them to pursue advanced research in the biotechnology.

BIOTEC will provide a standard monthly allowance which should be used to cover living costs, such as accommodation and food.

The language of instruction is English.


Applicants for these fellowships must meet the following criteria:

  • Be nationals of a developing country (other than Thailand).
  • Hold a PhD degree in any of the following fields: molecular biology, molecular genetics, microbiology, biochemistry, biotechnology and bioinformatics and related disciplines.
  • Apply for the fellowship within five years of having obtained a PhD degree in the fields indicated above.
  • Be regularly employed at a research and/or teaching institution in their home country where they must hold a research assignment.
  • Provide an official Acceptance Letter from BIOTEC. Requests for acceptance must be directed to BIOTEC Research Unit Coordination Division (e-mail rucd [at] who will facilitate assignment of a host supervisor.
  • Provide evidence of proficiency in English.

    For more information and application, visit: TWAS-BIOTEC Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme Website

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