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Applications Invited Under DBT Sponsored Project for the Post of Junior Research Fellow in Mahatma Gandhi University


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Mahatma Gandhi University, one of the four affiliating universities in Kerala, is the premier educational institution that strives to fulfil the higher educational needs of the people of Central Kerala. Set on the sprawling 110-acre campus called Priyadarshini Hills at Athirampuzha, 13 kms off Kottayam, the University also has seven satellite campuses in parts of Kottayam and the neighbouring districts. The University was established on 2 October 1983 and has jurisdiction over the revenue districts of Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki and parts of Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha. It is a University that conducts a range of programmes at the undergraduate, postgraduate, M Phil and doctoral levels through its 16 University Departments, 7 Self-Financing Departments, 82 Aided Affiliated Colleges (of which 8 are Colleges with Potential for Excellence), 158 Unaided Affiliated Colleges and 73 Recognized Research Institutes. It imparts education in the conventional disciplines of science, social science and the humanities as well as in the professional disciplines of medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, engineering, technology, pedagogy and legal studies. The University has also made its educational presence felt outside its territorial jurisdiction through the Off-campus Centres of the School of Distance Education.

Applications are invited for the position of a Junior Research Fellow (co-terminus with the research project) to work in the DBT Sponsored project “In vitro studies on inhibition of eicosanoid metabolism for control of arthritis by extracts of stem of Tinospora cordifolia”. The amount of fellowship and eligibility will be as per DBT norms.

Name of Position: Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

Number of positions: One

Project Duration: Two Years

Essential Qualification: M.Sc. in Biochemistry with minimum 70% marks with consistently good academic records. Preference will be given to CSIR/UGC (NET) qualified candidates.

Emoluments: 12,000/- per month +10%HRA (for 1st & 2nd Year)

How to apply: Apply on plain paper to the undersigned with bio-data (Matriculation onwards) accompanied by attested copies of your Certificates / Degrees. Kindly mention the above project title, your detail contact address, E-Mail. Cell No, Telephone No etc.

Applications should reach the undersigned within 10 days from date of advertisement by post. You can also send an advance copy of your CV through e-mail. Interview date will be intimated by E. mail.

No TA/DA will be paid if called for interview.

Dr Prakash Kumar B
Principal Investigator
Associate Professor, School of Biosciences
Mahatma Gandhi University


Last Date: 29th Oct., 2011

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