Applications are invited for Junior Research Fellows at NII
The National Institute of Immunology (NII) is committed to advanced research addressing the basic mechanisms involved in body's defence to identify modalities for manipulation of the immune system to provide protection against diseases and understand mechanisms that can be used to target disease processes for intervention. The institute’s research thrust areas under immunology and related disciplines cluster in four main themes, namely, infection and immunity, molecular design, gene regulation and reproduction and development, where cutting edge research in modern biology is being carried out.
Post : Junior Research Fellow
Applications are invited for two position of Junior Research Fellow (Project) for the following time-bound sponsored project as per the details given below.
Name of the project & Duration of the Project : “Systems biology approaches to understand the biology of human CD4+ helper T cells with cytotoxic potential (CD4-CTLs) in viral infections” funded by DBT-Wellcome-Trust India Alliance. Tenable till-31.08.2024
Name of the Project Investigator and Email ID : Dr. Veena S. Patil Staff Scientist /Project Investigator Immunogenomics Lab firstname.lastname@example.org
Educational Qualifications: M.Sc in any disciplines of life sciences with first division. The candidate should have qualified any ‘National Level Examination’ (NET), as per DST OM dated 30.01.2019.
Candidates with prior experience in molecular biology, immunology, genomics or bioinformatics will be given preference.
One position is for wet lab experiments. The candidate will be involved in performing immunological and molecular and cell biological experiments.
One position for bioinformatics. The candidate should have knowledge and experience in analysing next gen sequencing (NGS) data sets. Candidates with working knowledge in R programming language will be given preference.
Emoluments : The selected candidates will draw consolidated emoluments of Rs. 31,000/- per month plus 24% HRA as per DST OM dated 30.01.2019.
General Terms & Conditions:
1. The candidates selected for the above posts will be on contract for one year or duration of the project whichever is shorter, at a time.
2. No hostel/ housing facility will be provided.
3. Applicants may clearly mention the category they belong to i.e. SC/ST/OBC/PH and attach documentary proof of the same.
4. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview, if called for.
5. Apart from sending application in the prescribed format given below, candidates should send complete Curriculum Vitae along with the names of three referees. Curriculum Vitae should contain details of the experimental expertise and list of publications.
6. Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates may apply directly, STRICTLY IN THE PRESCRIBED FORMAT GIVEN BELOW, through E-mail, to the Investigator of the project, clearly indicating the name of the project along with their complete C.V., E-mail-ID, fax numbers, telephone numbers. Only Short listed candidates will be called for interview and they required to submit attested copies of all their certificates and a Demand Draft of Rs 100/- drawn on Canara Bank or Indian Bank payable at Delhi/New Delhi in favour of the Director, NII (SC/ST/PH and Women candidates are exempted from payment of fees) subject to submission of documentary proof), at the time of interview.
LAST DATE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS : 07.10.2019
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