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Career for Junior Research Fellow, Research Assistant at Dr. Reddy’s Institute of Life Sciences

The Institute of Life Sciences was conceived in the context of globalization, to foster research competence in India and to bridge the divide between academic research and the pharmaceutical & biotechnology industries. The institute was incorporated as a non-profit entity under Section 25 of the Indian companies act, facilitating operational autonomy. Construction of the ILS building comprising 44 labs and an administrative block and spanning -130,000 sq.ft. in area, began in 2004 and was completed in January 2007. The institute was inaugurated as a public-private partnership research institute on 29th January 2007, a culmination of the efforts and initiative of the Andhra Pradesh state government, Dr. Reddy's laboratories and the University of Hyderabad. The institute is located in the southeast corner of the campus of the University, one of the largest and greenest campuses in India.

Post : JRF Level, Research Assistant

Job Description:
Aiming to fill a position at the JRF, Research Assistant level with MSc (Organic Chemistry /Pharmacy/Medicinal Chemistry). The positions involve working on multi-steps, Stereoselective Organic Synthesis projects. A good knowledge of modern organic synthesis is desirable. The candidate is expected to work on a collaborative, industrial sponsored project that aims at developing small molecule approaches to trans-differentiation of stem cells to neurons with potential applications to neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. The progress of the project will be strictly monitored at regular intervals to meeting the synthesis demands of this project.

Period and start time: The initial appointment will be made for one year only. Tentative start date: January 15th , 2018

Salary and benefits: As per JRF DST SERB guidelines.


Interested eligible candidates can send their CV by e-mail to by January 5th, 2018 with subject line DRILS / JRF in Arya Group / Chemistry /  2017.

Please note that the appointment is purely temporary.

Tentative dates for interview: January 8th & 9th , 2018. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Projects In-Charge:
Prabhat Arya, PhD
Distinguished Research Professor in Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Dept of Organic and Medicinal Chemistry
Dr. Reddy's Institute of Life Sciences
University of Hyderabad Campus
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