Gujarat Biotechnology University is a new post graduate university established by the Gujarat Biotechnology University Act 2018. In a unique collaboration with world-leading University of Edinburgh, GBU will place excellence and innovation at its core to deliver biotechnology solutions for society’s needs.
Post : Junior Research Fellow (JRF) - 01 Post
Applications are invited for the post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) to work on research project entitled “Wastewater to biofuel and bioproducts: Cyanobacterial biorefinery through a green circular bio- economy” funded by Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission, Govt. of Gujarat at Gujarat Biotechnology University (GBU). The post is purely temporary and co-terminates with the project.
Minimum Qualifications : M.Sc. (Biotechnology / Microbiology / Biochemistry or relevant life science discipline) with minimum of 55% marks.
Desirable Qualification :
• Candidates who have qualified the CSIR-UGC-NET/DBT-JRF/ICMR- JRF/GATE etc. national-level exams will be preferred.
• Candidates having prior experience of handling cyanobacteria/microalgae cultivation and characterization, microbial consortia development, cyanobacterial lipid extraction and protein purification, wastewater treatment, metagenomics, molecular biology techniques and detection of emerging contaminants in water through LC-MS/GC-MS are encouraged to apply.
• Candidates must have proficiency in scientific writing.
Age Limit : Up to 30 years on closing date of advertisement
Fellowship Duration : Till the end of the project : 2 years (subject to satisfactory performance)
Fellowship : Rs. 36,000 per month inclusive of HRA (NET/GATE or national-level exam qualified candidates) as per GSBTM, DST, GoG guidelines. OR Rs. 23, 213 (fixed) per month (For candidates who have not qualified the national-level examinations such as NET/GATE) as per GSBTM, DST, GoG guidelines.
How to Apply : Eligible candidates may apply to the
Principal Investigator (Dr. Chirayu Desai),
Gujarat Biotechnology University,
Gandhinagar through online application with latest CV and other credentials on or before 18th September 2023.
Last Date of receiving applications : 18/09/2023
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