Applications are invited for Junior Research Fellow at NERIST
North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (or NERIST) is a science and technology oriented higher education institute in Nirjuli, Itanagar, in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. Established in 1984, it is a deemed-to-be-university, autonomous, fully funded and controlled by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.The institute is managed by a Board of Management, comprising representatives of MHRD, the eight beneficiary states of the North Eastern region, AICTE and educationists. The state governor of Arunachal Pradesh is the de facto head of the highest body, NERIST Society, which consists of education ministers of all North Eastern States. The Board of Management is headed by the Chairman, Prof. Umesh Chandra Ray.
Post : Junior Research Fellow*
Project : Temporary research position in a DBT sponsored project entitled “Comprehensive metabolic profiling and pharmacological studies of Piper species: a natural bioenhancer in pharmaceuticals”
Fellowship : Rs 25000/ pm +10% HRA
*The fellowship for non NET candidate will be Rs. 12000/ + 10% HRA
Essential Qualification : 1st class M Sc. in Botany / Forestry (with practical experiences in plant collection, phytochemical extraction and analysis)
Desirable : Specialization in taxonomy/biochemistry /natural product chemistry
The project involves the population sampling of Piper species and collection of samples from different population from forest areas of north east followed by phytochemical / pharmaceutical analysis of the samples using standard protocol. The final analytical work will be carried out with National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI), Lucknow.
The soft copy of signed application with bio-data, contact details etc. must reach the Principal Investigator through email (firstname.lastname@example.org) on or before 23rd March, 2019. The candidates must bring original and attested copies of all documents with the bio-data at the time of interview.
Applicants from other states may apply for Inner Line Permit (ILP) for entry into Arunachal Pradesh via arunachalilp.com/ (No TA/ DA will be paid for attending the interview).
Interested candidates may attend the Walk-In Interview to be held on 25th March, 2019 at 11.00 AM in the Conference Hall of the Department of Forestry, North-Eastern Regional Institute of Science & Technology, Nirjuli, Arunachal Pradesh.
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