Junior Research Fellow

 

BIRLA ISTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, MESRA, RANCHI

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Technology

 

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Applications are invited for Online Interview for the following post under the "DST-SERB funded project" at Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Technology, BIT Mesra, Ranchi.

Title of the project: “Aptamer-based Rapid Diagnostic Kit for Detection of Corona Virus Infection (CoVapt)"

F.No: CVD/2020/000311

Project Investigators: Dr. Abhimanyu Dev (PI) & Dr. Venkatesan Jayaprakash (Co-PI)

Project Position: Junior Research Fellow (JRF) or Project Associate I

No. of Post: One (Temporary)

Duration: 1 years

Essential Qualification:

For JRF: M. Pharm./ M.S. (Pharm.) in Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Biotechnology/ M. Tech./ M.Sc. in Biotechnology/ Life Sciences or allied subjects with at least 60% marks with NET/GATE or other national level examination qualified.

 

For Project Associate I: M. Pharm./ M.S. (Pharm.) in Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Biotechnology/ M. Tech./ M.Sc. in Biotechnology/ Life Sciences or allied subjects with at least 60% marks.

 

Desirable Qualification: Candidate should have strong inclination towards research. Prior work experience in molecular biology domain such as Cloning, expression & purification of proteins is highly desirable. Research experience in aptamer isolation using SELEX and development of biosensors will be preferred. Candidate is also expected to work for designing & selection of aptamers using in-silico computational method.

Age limit: Upper age limit 28 years.

Fellowship:For JRF (Rs. 31000/- + 16% HRA per month for one year for NET/GATE or any national level examination qualified candidates as conducted by Central Government Departments/ Agencies/ Institutions).

For Project Associate I (Rs. 31000/- + 16% HRA per month for one year for all other candidates).

Funding Agency: DST-SERB, New Delhi

Selection Process: Online Interview on 17 August, 2020 at 10.30 AM

Other Relevant Information:

  • Send your application with updated CV through e-mail to  abhimanyudev@bitmesra.ac.in (Dr. Abhimanyu Dev, Principal Investigator) latest by 14 August, 2020. No individual call letters will be sent.
  • The short-listed candidate will be intimated for online interview via E-mail notification and further, they are also advised to submit their self-attested testimonials (UG & PG), publications (if any) in soft copy before the online interview.
  • The appointment under this project is to be treated as temporary for one years and subject to availability of the fund and will be governed by the rules / conditions of the sanctioned project.
  • Selected candidate may enroll for Ph.D. program of the institute after fulfilling admission criteria.