Junior Research Fellow

From 0 to 2 year(s) of experience
₹ 3,75,000 - 4,25,000 P.A.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for the Post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) for the DBT Funded Project in School of Biosciences and Technology (SBST), (BT/PR30566/BIC/101/1065/2018), Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT).

Title of the Project :“Cold active lipase from Pseudomonas sp. and its utilization in the enrichment of -3 poly unsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) in plant and fish oils”.

Qualification :M.E./M.Tech/M.Sc. or equivalent in Microbiology, Biotechnology and related disciplines.

Desirable (if any) :Candidates having expertise in microbial enzymes, FAME synthesis and analysis and experience in technical writing will be preferred.

Stipend : Rs. 31,000/- per month (for first two years) and Rs. 35,000/- per month (for the third year) for CSIR-NET/GATE qualified candidates. For non CSIR-NET/GATE qualified candidates the stipend will be paid as per the Institute’s norms.

Sponsoring Agency :DBT, Government of India.

Duration :3 years

Principal Investigator:Dr. M Kavitha

Assistant Professor (Senior),

School of Biosciences and Technology,

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT)

Vellore - 632 014, Tamil Nadu.

Send your resume along with relevant documents pertaining to the details of qualifications, scientific accomplishments, experience (if any) and latest passport size photo etc. on or before (21/10/2021) through online http://careers.vit.ac.in

  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview at a later date which will be intimated by email.
  • The selected candidate will be expected to join at the earliest.

Role:Teaching & Training - Other

Salary: 3,75,000 - 4,25,000 P.A.

Industry:Education / Training

Functional AreaTeaching & Training

Role CategoryTeaching & Training - Other

Employment Type:Full Time, Temporary/Contractual


UG:B.Tech/B.E. in Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Technology,B.Sc in Microbiology

PG:MS/M.Sc(Science) in Microbiology,M.Tech in Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Technology

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VIT University

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