Applications are invited for Junior Research Fellow at Institute of Nano Science and Technology
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. The institute is currently operating from its transit campus at Habitat Centre, Sector-64, Phase-X, Mohali, Punjab. The new campus of INST would be set up on 35 acers of land in the Knowledge City at Sector-81 (Mohali, Punjab), next to IISER Mohali campus, which is very near to new Chandigarh International Airport. INST, amongst other scientific institutions of Chandigarh and its nearby area is also part of Chandigarh Region Innovation and Knowledge Cluster (CRIKC), an initiative of Punjab Government to foster and sustain close academic alliances between institutions of higher education and research in the Chandigarh region.
Applications are invited from highly motivated and bright candidates for engagement of Project Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in the research project funded by ‘DST-SERB’ scheme, Government of India at Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Mohali.
Post : Junior Research Fellow
Title of the Research Project : TEMOZOLOMIDE DELIVERY ACROSS BLOOD-BRAIN BARRIER THROUGH NANOMAGNETIC TRANSDUCER: A TARGETED THERAPY FOR GLIOBLASTOMA MULTIFORME
Principal Investigator: Dr Deepika Sharma, Scientist-B
Essential: M.Sc./M.Tech/ Degree in Life sciences, Biological sciences with NET/GATE qualification.
Desirable: Experience in relevant area will be preferred.
Age limit: Must not be over 28 years as on 16th April, 2018 which is relaxable for certain reserved categories as per rules of Government of India.
Salary: Rs. 25000 + HRA (as per Govt norms)
Project duration: Initially 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 co-terminus 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.
A brief CV and 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 on or before 16th April 2018 by speed-post or via email attachment (complete one combined PDF) addressed to:
Dr Deepika Sharma
Institute of Nanoscience and Technology (INST), Mohali
Habitat Centre, Sector 64, Phase-10, S.A.S. Nagar,
(Please write subject of the mail as: Application for the position of JRF, DST-SERB)
Last of Receiving Application: On or Before 16th April, 2018
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