Applications are invited for Senior Research Fellow at RGCB
RGCB is to translate research into products and solutions to improve human health through innovation that transforms science and data into actionable medical benefits. RGCB is looking for a dynamic, result-oriented and dedicated Program Leader to provide daily supervision, mentorship and direction to RGCB’s translational biotechnology goals including leading the newly sanctioned DST funded National Facility For Drug Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics (NFDDDT) as well as the Biotechnology Technology & Business Development Incubator (BioNest) jointly managed by RGCB and the Kerala Start up mission. The position has both managerial and technical leadership responsibilities.
Post : Senior Research Fellow
Applications are invited from suitable candidates for one position of Senior Research Fellow in a DBT funded collaborative research project with Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanical Garden (JNTBGRI) entitled "Antivirals from Medicinal plants of Western Ghats selected based on Traditional knowledge (TK)/ Ethnomedical information" in the laboratory of Dr. E Sreekumar in Molecular Virology Laboratory at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram.
• First Class Master's Degree in Life Science.
• Qualification in National Eligibility Test (CSIR-UGC NET including LS/GATE/DBT-JRF/ICMR-JRF etc.).
• A minimum of three years research experience in handling RNA viruses with proficiency in cell culture, PCR and cell biology techniques
AGE : Below 35 years as on 6th July, 2018.
EMOLUMENT : Rs. 28,000 + 20% HRA.
DURATION : Two years or till termination of the project whichever is earlier.
Suitably qualified candidates may send applications in the prescribed format with a photograph, a copy of full resume indicating the percentage of Marks obtained and attested photocopies of credentials & experience to reach the undersigned on or before 6th July, 2018. Envelopes must be superscripted with abbreviated title of the project, advertisement number and job title. Selection to the position will not entitle the candidate to any future positions at RGCB (permanent or otherwise). As with all project positions at RGCB, the position will be co terminus with end of the project. Filled applications should be sent to Director, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Poojappura, Thycaud P.O, Thiruvananthapuram - 695014, Kerala.
Only those fulfilling the above criteria need apply and will be called for interview. In the event of more than 10 candidates being short-listed by screening the applications, a written test will be conducted before the selection interview and only those who are successful in the written test will be interviewed. No TA/DA/Other emoluments will be given for appearing in the written test/interview
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