Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST), Mohali (Punjab), an autonomous institution of Department of Science and Technology (DST), 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
Applications are invited from highly motivated and bright candidates for engagement of Project Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in the research project funded by ‘SERB-Core Research Grant’ scheme, Government of India at Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Mohali.
Title of the Project: Self-titrating inflammation-responsive injectable smart nano-formulations for repetitive delivery of DMARDs and corticosteroids against Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Principal Investigator : Dr Rahul K. Verma, Scientist-D
Essential: M.S(Pharm.)/ M.Pharm / M.Tech. / M.Sc / M.V.Sc Degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences (preferable specialization in pharmaceutics or Pharmacology) / Biological Science / Life Sciences with NET / GATE / GPAT qualification.
Desirable : Experience in nano-formulations, Cell culture studies, Laboratory animal handling
Age limit : The upper age limit shall be 28 years as on 16.03.2020, which is relaxed upto 5 years in the case of candidates belonging to Schedule Castes/Schedule Tribes/OBC, Physically Handicapped/Visually Handicapped and female applicants.
Salary : Rs. 31,000 + 16% HRA (pm)
Project duration: Initially for one year and may be extended based on performance of the candidate.
General Terms and Conditions:
• The position is purely temporary and on contractual basis and renewable each year subject to satisfactory performance for a maximum of three years. The position is coterminus with the project. Candidate selected for this position can also apply for the regular PhD program of INST provided they satisfy eligibility criteria.
• 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.
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 as annexed should reach to the following address by 16th March, 2020 by speed-post or via email attachment (complete one combined PDF) addressed to :
Dr. Rahul K. Verma
Institute of Nanoscience and Technology (INST), Mohali
Habitat Centre, Sector 64, Phase-10, S.A.S. Nagar,
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