BITS Pilani is a Deemed to be University, offering on-campus programs to more than 17,500 students across its campuses in Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai. It has been recognized as an Institute of Eminence by the Ministry of Education, Government of India in 2020. In the NIRF 2022 rankings, BITS Pilani has been ranked 5th in Pharmacy, 18th in the University category and 29th in Engineering. In QS Asia University Rankings 2023, BITS has been ranked 188th, the only private institute from India in Asia Top 200, and at 18 in India.
Post : Research Fellow
Applications are invited for one position of Research Fellow (to join as PhD Scholar) on project, “Exploring the efficacy of chemo-photodynamic combination therapy for skin cancer and design of nanocarriers for their site-specific delivery” under the supervision of Prof. Gautam Singhvi, Prof. Rajdeep Chowdhury and Prof. Inamur Rahaman Laskar.
Scope of work : The candidate will develop drug delivery systems for topical administration. The candidate will be involved in formulation design, optimization and characterization. He/she will also write the research papers in indexed journals, conferences and file patents.
Essential Qualification : First class in M.PHARM / M.S in Pharmaceutics, drug delivery, nanomedicines, advanced drug delivery or equivalent from a recognized University
Desirable Qualification : Experience in nanocarriers design, in-vitro characterization, cell line study, and animal study will be preferred. GATE/NET/GPAT/DST inspire/ CSIR or equivalent qualified will be preferred.
Fellowship : Rs. 37,000 - Rs. 42,000 per month (based on the year of PhD and performance)
Duration : As per BITS Pilani norms
Place of work : BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus, Rajasthan 333031
Application process : Please apply with CV and Cover letter (showing alignment and justification with the roles/responsibilities/requirements) using this form.
Preliminary shortlisting will be based on resume and telephonic/audio-visual interview within a week of last date of application. For final interview, the candidate will be informed through e-mail for interview. No TA/DA will be provided in case of personal interview.
For more details, please contact:
Dr. Gautam Singhvi
Department of Pharmacy, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus, Rajasthan
Last Date : 24 September 2023
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