Applications are invited for Junior Research Fellow, Research Assistant in BITS Pilani

The Pharmacy department of BITS Pilani is one of the few early schools of Pharmacy in India. Established in 1950, under the able leadership of (Late) Prof. M. L. Schroff, Father of Pharmacy Education in India, it blossomed into one of the most sought after Schools of Pharmacy in India due to its broad-based education system and university-industry linkages, which is the hallmark of BITS, Pilani.
In the year of 2011, the Department of Pharmacy has completed 60 years of its existence as a premier ins titution in the field of Pharmacy Education and Research in India and abroad. Alumni are well placed in India as well as abroad in various pharmaceutical companies, government organizations like drug control, research laboratories, etc., and in several well-known academic institutions.

Applications are invited from the eligible candidates to work as Junior Research Fellow (JRF) and Research Assistant (RA) in DST-Nanomission, Govt. of India sponsored project at Department of Pharmacy, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus.

Post: 01-JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOW (JRF) and 01-RESEARCH ASSISTANT (RA)

Job Description
JRF - Candidates with experience in nanoformulations or molecular biology techniques like RT-PCR, Western Blotting, immunohistochemistry etc. would be preferred. Prior experience with animal experimentation is desirable. 
RA - Candidates with experience in molecular biology techniques like RT-PCR, Western Blotting, immunohistochemistry etc. would be preferred. .

Fellowship:
JRF Fellowship: Rs 25,000 per month for first 2 years, 28,000 in the third year.
Research Assistant (RA) - Fellowship : Rs12,000/year

Requirement:
JRF - M. Pharm/ M.S. (Pharm.) in Pharmaceutics / Pharmacology with GATE/GPAT/CSIR-NET or equivalent examination
RA - B.Sc./B.Pharm or equivalent examination

Project:
Umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cells derived exosomes as biogenic nanocarriers of miRNA and chemotherapeutic drug for reversal of chemoresistance in breast cancer.

Duration: Three years

Principal Investigator: Dr. Anupama Mittal (Email ID: anupama.mittal@pilani.bits-pilani.ac.in)

How to apply:
Interested candidate should send their complete bio data to the principal investigator Dr. Anupama Mittal (Email ID: anupama.mittal@pilani.bits-pilani.ac.in) through email on or before 02nd April 2018. The subject of the e-mail should be "APPLICATION FOR JRF IN DST-NANOMISSION PROJECT" or "APPLICATION FOR RA IN DST-NANOMISSION PROJECT " Shortlisted candidates will be informed through Email and will be called for interview to be at Department of Pharmacy, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus.

Note:
1. Positions mentioned are purely temporary and for the period of duration of the project.
2. If performance of candidate not found satisfactory, position can be terminated within one month of prior notice.
3. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

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