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Applications are invited for a post of SRF or Project Associate at BITS Pilani


Applications are invited for a post of SRF or Project Associate at BITS Pilani

Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani (BITS Pilani) is a Deemed to be University established vide Sec.3 of the UGC Act,1956. It has established itself as a symbol of Excellence and has been declared as an Institution of Eminence (IoE) by the Ministry of Education, Government of India in 2020. It offers Undergraduate, Graduate, and PhD programmes to over 17,000 students across its campuses in Pilani, Dubai, Goa, Hyderabad, and Mumbai. QS World University Subject Rankings 2021 has ranked BITS Pilani in the Top 351-400.

Post : Senior Research Fellow (SRF)/Project Associate-II

Applications are invited from interested and motivated candidates for the post of Senior Research Fellow (SRF)/ Project Associate-II in a time bound research project for a temporary period purely on contractual basis as per the following details.

Project Title : Development of sensors for blast and blight diseases and stomatal activity measurement in rice (O. Sativa L.)
Funding Agency : Indian Council of Agriculture Research-NASF

Principal Investigator : Dr. Prabhat Nath Jha, Department of Biological Sciences
Project Tenure : 9 Months

Qualification :
M.Sc./ M.Tech. in Microbiology / Biotechnology / Biochemistry / Pharmacy or related life science disciplines.
Desirable : GATE / NET qualified.
Upper Age Limit : Age not exceeding 35 years as on the date of interview. Age relaxation is allowed up to 5 year for SC/ST/PH/OBC/WOMEN candidates.

Fellowship :
Rs 35,000 per month for NET/GATE qualified candidates. Rs 28,000 per month for non-NET/GATE qualified candidates.
Job Description :
The Candidate will carry out regular microbiology studies of Xanthomonas oryzae for extraction of and characterization of pigment. He/She will also scale- up the growth of given microorganisms for pigment extraction and characterization using a fermenter. The candidate will also work on other experiments and assignments related with project work

How to Apply
Applications along with updated CV should be sent through mail to [email protected] Shortlisted candidates will be informed for the interview. Mere possession of minimum qualification does not guarantee an invitation to the interview. Candidates will be shortlisted based on their merit and as per the requirement of the project. Please note that only qualified and suitable candidates will be called for an interview.

Application Deadline : 16th August 2022
Contact Email: [email protected]

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