Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST), Mohali (Punjab), an autonomous institution of the 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 from its transit campus at Mohali, Punjab. In the December of 2020, the institute shifted to its state-of-the-art new campus sprawling over 35 acres of land, at Knowledge City, Sector-81 (Mohali, Punjab). Research activities at INST encompass physics, chemistry, biology, and interdisciplinary sciences addressing problems in the field of energy, environment, quantum materials, nano-devices, and chemical biology.
Post : Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
Applications are invited from highly motivated and bright candidates for engagement of Project Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in the research project funded by ‘DBT’, Government of India at Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Mohali.
Title of the Research Project : Construction of in vitro and in vivo genetic and epigenetic markers based bispecific CAR-T cells for acute lymphocytic leukemia immunotherapy
Principal Investigator : Dr. Surajit Karmakar, Scientist-F
Essential Qualification : Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science or Graduate / Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course selected through a process described through any one of the following (a) Scholars who are selected through National Eligibility Tests – CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship (Assistant Professorship) and GATE
(b) The selection process through National level examinations conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MHRD, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER etc.
Desirable (Experience) : Hand-on experience in molecular biology, microbiology and immunology.
Age limit : Must not be over 30 years as on 05.12.2022, which is relaxable for certain reserved categories as per rules of Government of India.
Fellowship : Rs. 31,000/- (pm) + 16 % HRA
Project duration : Initially One year and may be extended based on performance of the candidate and availability of funds.
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.
• 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 strictly in the prescribed format as annexed should reach to the following address by 05.12.2022 via email attachment addressed to :
Name and Designation of PI
Dr. Surajit Karmakar
Institute of Nanoscience and Technology (INST) Knowledge
City, Sector 81
Last date of receipt of application : 5th December, 2022
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