Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Mohali, Punjab, an autonomous institution of Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, has been established under the umbrella of NANO MISSION, initiated by DST to boost research and development in the field of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in India. INST started its activities on 3rd January 2013, the date on which its first Director was appointed.
Post : Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
Applications are invited from highly motivated and bright candidates for engagement of Project Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in the research project funded by ICMR, Government of India at Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Mohali.
Title of the Research Project : “Development of Fluorescence and NIR sensitive nanoplatform for imaging and therapy of brain tumors”.
Principal Investigator : Dr. Surajit Karmakar, Scientist-F
Qualifications : Essential: Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science or Graduate / Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course selected through a process described through any one of the following: (a) Scholars who are selected through National Eligibility Tests – CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or GATE. (b) The selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER etc.
Age limit: : Must not be over 28 years as on 28.08.2023, which is relaxable for certain reserved categories as per rules of Government of India.
Fellowship : Rs. 31,000/- (pm) + HRA as applicable
Duration : Initially one year and may be extended based on performance of the candidate and availability of funds.
General Terms and Conditions
• The position is purely temporary and on contractual basis and renewable each year subject to satisfactory performance till the completion of the project. The position is co-terminus with the project. Candidate selected for this position can also apply for the regular PhD program of INST provided they satisfy eligibility criteria.
• The position is purely temporary and on contractual basis. The position is co-terminus with the project.
• No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
• Original documents of age proof/certificates/degrees/mark sheets and other testimonials must be presented along with the self-attested photocopies of these documents at the time of interview (when interview will take in person).
Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated through email to appear in the interview and no other communication in this regard will be entertained. Completed applications in the prescribed format / CV as annexed should reach to the following address by 28.08.2023 via email attachment (complete one combined PDF) addressed to :
Dr. Surajit Karmakar, Scientist-F
Institute of Nanoscience and Technology (INST),
Sector 81, Knowledge City, SAS Nagar- 140306, Punjab
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