Vacancy for Junior Research Fellow at IIT | M.Sc, M.Pharm
The Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar strives to offer the best undergraduate and graduate education in India with unmatched innovations in curriculum. The institute promotes critical thinking and an appreciation of the interdisciplinary character of knowledge, with an emphasis on the liberal arts, project oriented learning, compulsory courses in design and the life sciences, diversity and globalization. The five-week immersion Foundation Programme for all new undergraduate students was recognized with the World Education Award 2013 by the World Education Summit for innovations in engineering education. Nearly a quarter of its undergraduate students receive study abroad experience during their academic career. IIT Gandhinagar is committed to promoting excellence in science, technology, as well as the humanities and social sciences and to the development of rounded and nuanced minds.
IIT Gandhinagar invites applications for one Junior Research Fellow (JRF) for research and development work in SERB sponsored project in the area of Molecular Neurosciences.
Post : Junior Research Fellow
Project Title: Impact of Ureido Protein Degenerative Modifications on Amyloidogenic Peptide and Protein Aggregation: Implications for Neurodegenerative Disorders
Essential Qualification: Candidates must hold a 1st Class M.Sc/M.Tech/M.Pharm/B.Tech. in Biological Engineering/Biotechnology/Biochemistry or equivalent. Candidate should have cleared a National Eligibility Test such as CSIR-UGC NET including lectureship, GATE or other National Level exam conducted by Central Government Department and their agencies and Institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DRDO, ICMR, IISc, IISER etc.
In addition, experience with peptide chemistry, molecular biology and mammalian cell culture including exposure to biophysical characterization techniques (e.g. UV-Vis, FTIR, CD, Microscopy) is highly desirable.
Duration: The appointment will be limited to 1 year which can be extended upto 2 years based on the candidate’s performance.
Emoluments: Consolidated Rs. 31,000 per month and medical benefits as per the Institute norms.
Those interested in the project are requested to send (1) Curriculum vitae, (2) Details of project work (If any) done, (3) List of 2-3 referees and their contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org in a single pdf file by email. Candidates shortlisted for the interview will be intimated by email. While an onsite interview is preferred, for out of station candidates skype interview may be conducted.
The last date for application is October 28th, 2019
For any queries regarding the project, please feel free to contact Dr. Sharad Gupta, Associate Professor, Biological Engineering through email: email@example.com
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