Junior Research Fellow

From 0 to 2 year(s) of experience
₹ 3,50,000 - 3,75,000 P.A.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for the Post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) for the ICMR Funded Project (No.5/4-5/Neuro/226/2020-NCD-I) in the School of Biosciences and Technology (SBST), Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore – 632 014.

Title of the Project :“Designing and development of rational based peptide inhibitors against alpha-synuclein aggregates for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease”

Qualification :M.Tech / M.Sc. (Bioinformatics/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology or any related discipline in Life Sciences) with CSIR- NET/GATE qualification.

Desirable (if any) :Candidates having knowledge in Neurodegenerative disease, molecular modeling, molecular simulation, biochemical characterization, biochemical assay and experience in technical writing will be preferred.

Age Limit :28 years / Age relaxation is admissible as per ICMR guidelines

Salary :Rs. 31,000 pm + 8% HRA (Salary will be provided as per the university norms for Non-NET/GATE candidate)

Sponsoring Agency :ICMR, Government of India.

Duration :2 years

Principal Investigator :Dr. R. Rajasekaran

Associate Professor,

Department of Biotechnology

School of Bio Sciences 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 (10/12/2021) through online http://careers.vit.ac.in

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

Role:Teaching & Training - Other

Salary: 3,50,000 - 3,75,000 P.A.

Industry:Education / Training

Functional AreaTeaching & Training

Role CategoryTeaching & Training - Other

Employment Type:Full Time, Temporary/Contractual


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

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

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VIT University

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