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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)"
Post: Junior Research Fellow (JRF) or Project Associate I
Duration: 1 years
For JRF: M.Pharm./ M.S. (Pharm.) in Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Biotechnology/ M. Tech./ MSc 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/ MTech / MSc 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 firstname.lastname@example.org (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.