Applications are invited for Junior Research Fellow at Acharya Nagarjuna University
Acharya Nagarjuna, the profounder of the Madhyamika Buddhism is one of the greatest philosophers India has ever produced. The Buddhists of China, Japan and Tibet river him to be the Second Buddha, who once again set in the motion the wheel of Dharma. He endowed with metaphysical profundity and logical acumen has reaffirmed the basic ideas of Buddhism, apart from providing reinterpretation, clarification and amplification of new concepts of Buddhism. He focused on the fundamental problems of human existence, human aspiration and human actions. He found solutions to them through intuition and reflective thought. He applied and practiced these solutions and his doctrine and experience become a norm to motivate rational and sensitive minds of different generation in different countries with varied cultural environment. Hanayama Shinsho recognizing Nagarjuna's contribution has opined that ‘he may well be called the progenitor of Mahayana thought'.
Post : Junior Research Fellow
Online applications are invited from eligible candidates for the post of a Junior Research Fellow in the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) funded research project titled “Mechanistic role of apocynin on protein aggregation and misfoided proteins in experimental stroke” sanctioned to Dr. N. Venkata Prasuja, UGC-Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andhra Pradesh. This is purely a temporary project JRF position. Initial duration of appointment will be for 11 months, which can be extended up to 2 years based on the performance of the selected candidate.
Essential qualifications: Masters degree in Biotechnology / Bio-Chemistry / Life sciences or allied branches with a good academic record.
Desirable: Practical knowledge on techniques such as Western blot, RT-PCR
Immunohistochemistry / Immunoflourescence, Microscopy etc. Prior experience in handling of laboratory animals is a plus.
Preference will be given to those who have qualified NET/ SET / GATE.
Emoluments: As per the guidelines of funding agency i.e. Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Govt, of India as admissible to JRF.
Mode of Selection:
Interested candidates must send their resume/curriculum vitae with a statement of purpose to Dr. N. Venkata Prasuja at email@example.com on or before 15th March 2019.
Shortlisted applicants will only be intimated to appear for the Interview before the selection committee. Age limit will be according to rules of the government or funding agency as applicable to the recruitment of JRF.
No TA/DA will be provided for attending interview.
Address for correspondence
Dr. N. Venkata Prasuja Principal Investigator
UGC-Assistant Professor Department of Biochemistry
Acharya Nagarjuna University,
Nagarjuna Nagar, Guntur, AP-522510
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