Applications Invited for the Post of Junior / Senior Research Fellow at IIT

IIT Gandhinagar (IITGn) is one of the new IITs started in the academic year 2008-09. The Institute is located at Chandkheda, which is about a 15-minute drive from both Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar. Ahmedabad is known for its excellent infrastructure with thriving industries, prestigious academic and research institutes, and an ambiance that encourages excellence and entrepreneurship. Currently the Institute is functioning from the premises of the Vishwakarma Government Engineering College.

Post : Junior / Senior Research Fellow (JRF/SRF)

IIT Gandhinagar invites applications for one Junior / Senior Research Fellow (JRF/SRF) for research and development work in DST sponsored project in the area of “Chemical Synthesis of Peptides.”

Project Title: Disulfide-rich peptides as scaffold for the development of tau protein aggregation inhibitors in Alzheimer Disease

Essential Qualification: M.Sc. in Chemistry with a valid NET qualification or M. Pharm in Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Process Chemistry or Natural Products. For SRF, above qualifications with 2-years of research experience. Also, candidates should have an excellent academic record throughout. Previous experience in the field of peptide synthesis, purification and characterization is highly desirable.


Duration: The appointment will be limited to one year which can be extended by additional six months based on the progress of the research work.

Emoluments: Consolidated Rs. 25,000/- (for JRF) or 28,000 (for SRF) and medical benefits as per the Institute norms.

Those interested in the project are requested to send
(1) Curriculum vitae,
(2) Details of project work done,
(3) List of 2-3 referees and their contact details to Candidates shortlisted for the interview are to submit the hard-copies of all these at the time of the interview.

The last date for application is February 28th, 2017

Dr. Sharad Gupta
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar
Chandkheda, Ahmedabad 382424

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