Senior Research Fellow

From 0 to 3 year(s) of experience
₹ 4,00,000 - 4,25,000 P.A.

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Roles and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for the post of Senior Research Fellow on a Task Force for Gene Therapy research grant funded by the Indian Council of Medical Research (No.91/08/2020-TFGT/BMS) at the School of Bio Sciences and Technology, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore – 632 014.

Title of the Project: “Retargeting lentiviral integration into heterochromatin for safer gene therapy applications”

Sponsoring Agency: ICMR

Job Title: Senior Research Fellow

Qualification: M.Sc. (Biochemistry, Microbiology, Biotechnology or any related discipline in Life Sciences) with CSIR/NET/GATE qualification and at least two years of relevant experience

Desirable (if any) Candidates with previous experience in vector cloning, gene knockdown, transformation, transfection, transduction, flow cytometry, Western blotting, real-time PCR, ChIP assay, and handling of human blood samples would be preferred

Vacancy: One

Stipend: Rs. 35,000 pm + 8% HRA

Principal Investigator: Dr. Everette Jacob Remington Nelson,

Associate Professor & Head, Department of Integrative Biology,

School of Bio Sciences and Technology,

Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore – 632 014,

Project Duration: 3 Years

Send your resume along with relevant documents supporting qualification, accomplishments, experience and latest passport size photograph to be sent on or before 13/12/2021 (

Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview at a later date which will be communicated by e-mail.

Role:Teaching & Training - Other

Salary: 4,00,000 - 4,25,000 P.A.

Industry:Education / Training

Functional AreaTeaching & Training

Role CategoryTeaching & Training - Other

Employment Type:Full Time, Temporary/Contractual


UG:B.Sc in Bio-Chemistry, Microbiology

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

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