NIT Rourkela is one of the premier national level institutions for technical education in the country and is funded by the Government of India. Government of India has elevated the Regional Engineering College, Rourkela to a deemed university under the name of National Institute of Technology, Rourkela. The main objective of the Institute is to produce quality Engineers and Scientists in Graduate and Post-Graduate levels in various branches of Engineering and Science.
Post : Junior Research Fellow - 01
Applications are invited on prescribed format for the temporary post of “Junior Research Fellow (JRF)” for the Project entitled “Identification and molecular characterization of autophagy inducing chemopreventative molecules from marine microorganisms to target oral squamous cell carcinoma”. Selected candidate may enroll in Ph.D. Programme in the Department of Life Science, National Institute of Technology Rourkela based on Institute norms and regulations.
Project Code : SR/23/LS/008
Name of the Research Project : Identification and molecular characterization of autophagy inducing chemopreventative molecules from marine microorganisms to target oral squamous cell carcinoma
Name of the Sponsoring Agency : Science and Technology, Govt of Odisha
Tenure of the Project : Upto 24.05.2026
Tenure of the Assignment : Till the completion of the project based on the performance
Job Description : To carry out research work & experiments related to the project on Cancer Biology / Microbiology. Candidates may enroll for Ph.D. at NIT Rourkela subject to fulfillment of all the eligibility criteria
Consolidated monthly compensation / Fellowship : Rs. 17,000/- P.M. for 1st and 2nd year, Rs. 19,000/- P.M for 3rd year
Essential Qualifications and experience : M.Sc./M.Tech in Life Science / Microbiology / Biochemistry / Zoology / Biotechnology / Botany / Environmental Science/ Marine Biology/ Marine Science or related subjects with 60% marks or 6.50 CGPA in 10 point scale. Result awaited candidates will also be considered.
Desirable Qualifications/ Experiences : Experience in cell biology, microbial natural products, cancer therapeutics
Age : As per Institute Norms.
Accommodation : Bachelor accommodation in the hostel will be provided and Campus accommodation may be provided to married students subject to availability.
For technical information on the project, the candidate may contact the Principal Investigator at the following address with an updated Curriculum Vitae :
Name : Prof. Surajit Das and Prof. SK Bhutia
Address : Department of Life Science,
National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Odisha 769 008.
E-mail : email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Date and Time for offline interview : 14 July, 2023 at 09:00 AM
Place of Interview : Department of Life Science, NIT Rourkela, Odisha
Candidates will build a single pdf file and it is to be sent to Principal Investigator (email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org) on or before 03.07.2023, 23:59 hrs. The candidates are also required to produce relevant documents mentioned in the application form (such as original of all mark sheets and certificates, research papers (if any), experience certificate (if any) etc. during interview.)
Mere possession of minimum qualification does not guarantee invitation to the interview. Candidates will be short listed based on merit and need of the project.
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