Job for M.Pharm, MS. Pharm in research at Birla Institute of Technology & Science


The Birla Institute of Technology & Science, BITS Pilani is an all-India Institute for higher education. The primary motive of BITS is to "train young men and women able and eager to create and put into action such ideas, methods, techniques and information". The Institute is a dream come true of its founder late Mr G.D.Birla - an eminent industrialist, a participant in Indian freedom struggle and a close associate of the Father of Indian Nation late Mr. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi). What started in early 1900s as a small school, blossomed into a set of colleges for higher education, ranging from the Humanities to Engineering until 1964 when all these colleges amalgamated to culminate into a unique Indian University of International standing. This university was christened as the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, known to many as BITS, Pilani.

Post : Junior Research Fellow

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

Fellowship : 25,000 per month

Essential Qualification : M.Pharm / M.S. (Pharm.) in Pharmaceutics/Pharmacology/Pharmaceutical chemistry with GATE/ GPAT/ CSIR-NET or equivalent examination will be preferred.

Title:. cRGD decorated lipo-polymeric nanoplexes of CRISPR / Cas9 ribonucleoprotein (RNP) for the management of retinal dystrophic conditions.

Duration: Three years

Principal Investigator: Dr. Deepak Chitkara (Email ID:
Co-Investigator: Dr. Anupama Mittal (Email ID:

Requirement: Candidates should be well versed with preparation and characterization of nanoformulations. In addition, he/she should have hands on experience with cell culture studies and animal handling.

How to apply: Interested candidate should send their complete bio data to the principal investigator through email ( on or before 31st October’ 2018.

The selected candidate will be allowed to register for Ph.D program of BITS, Pilani as per Institute's procedure, subject to availability of seats and fulfillment of other essential criteria as per rule.

Shortlisted candidates will be informed through Email and will be called for interview at Department of Pharmacy, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus. Date will be communicated via email.

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 with one month of prior notice.
3. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.

Dr. Deepak Chitkara
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy
BITS, Pilani Campus

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