Adv. # 05/21 04.02.2021
Applications are invited from suitable candidates for one position of Junior Research Fellow in a DBT funded research project entitled "Structural assembly of functional transmembrane peptide nanopores: From synthesis to single-molecule sensing" in the Laboratory of Dr. Mahendran K R at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram.
The candidate must have a Post Graduate Degree with at least 70% marks in Life Science/ Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Chemistry from a recognized University. Candidates with MTech Degree are also eligible to apply.
Candidates should have qualified National Eligibility Test - CSIR-UGC NET including Lectureship (Assistant Professorship) or Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) / or National Level Examination conducted by Central Government Departments and their Agencies and Institutions viz., DBT-Biotechnology Eligibility Test/ Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology & Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JBEEBILS)/ ICMR Entrance Exam/ Approved DST Inspire Fellowship.
Minimum 6 months experience in working with membrane proteins and molecular biophysics.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in protein expression and purification.
Experience in Solid phase peptide synthesis and HPLC.
AGE: Below 28 years as on February 20, 2021. Age relaxation will be given as per Govt. of India norms.
FELLOWSHIP: ₹ 31,000/- + 16% HRA per month.
DURATION: Initially for a period of 6 months and extendable up to three years or till termination of the project whichever is earlier based on performance.