Applications are invited for Project Fellow to work in Cancer cell research at Alagappa University
Alagappa University is located at Karaikudi in Tamil Nadu is accessible from Madurai and Tiruchirappalli Airports within two hours. The 440 acre green and lush campus houses all the academic activities. This University has emerged from the galaxy of institutions initially founded by the great philanthropist and educationist Dr. RM. Alagappa Chettiar. Alagappa University was brought into existence by a Special Act of the Government of Tamil Nadu in May 1985 with the objective of fostering research, development and dissemination of knowledge in various branches of learning. Alagappa University is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India.
Post : Project Fellow
Applications are invited for the temporary Project Fellow position to engage in Department of Science and Technology – Science and Engineering Research Board funded major research project entitled “Development of surface-charged impregnated plasmonic gold nanoprobes for enhanced photodynamic therapy and mitochondrial dysfunction in human breast cancer cell line(s)” under the guidance of Dr. P. Kumar, Principal Investigator, Molecular Cancer Biology Lab, Department of Animal Health and Management, Alagappa University, Karaikudi – 630 003.
Essential Qualification: First class M.Sc., in Zoology / Genetics / Biotechnology/ Biomedical Sciences / Biochemistry or any related branch of Life Sciences with core hands-on experience in handling cancer cell cultures and molecular biology based experiments. The experience specified should be supported by dissertation or publication or certificate from the supervisor.
Duration: 3 years
Fellowship amount: Rs. 14,000 per month for initial two years & Rs. 16,000 per month for the remaining tenure.
Ph.D Registration: The selected candidates would also be considered for Ph.D., registration at Alagappa University under the supervision of Principal Investigator as per the University norms.
How to apply: Interested candidates should send 2 copies of curriculam vitae along with a letter stating their specific interest, motivation and qualification for the project (maximum two pages). In addition to this, self-attested copies of consolidated mark statements, reference letter from research supervisor, experience certificates and other relevant documents should also reach the following address on or before 18th June, 2018.
Dr. P. Kumar
Principal Investigator – DST-SERB-Project
Molecular Cancer Biology Lab
Department of Animal Health and Management
Alagappa University Karaikudi – 630 003.
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