Temporary Position Available

Adv. # 15/2019   24.09.2019

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for one (01) position of Senior Research Fellow (SRF) OR Research Associate (RA) in a CSIR sponsored research project on "Evaluation of the role of AIRE in germ cell division and differentiation" in the laboratory of Dr. Pradeep Kumar G at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram.


Senior Research Fellow
MSc/BE/B.Tech or equivalent degree with 60% mark with at least two years of post-MSc/BE/B.Tech research experience according to the last date of application.

Research Associate
PhD (in a science or technology topic) or MD/MS/MDS (in medical science field) or ME/M.Tech/MPharm/MVSc with three years R&D expertise according to the last date of application, evidenced from fellowship or associateship or by date of enrollment of PhD. Those who had submitted their PhD (Science/ Engineering) thesis are also qualified to apply for Research Associateship, though they will be eligible for salary at the SRF level till the award of their degree. Experience in animal handling, Cell culture techniques, Proteomics and genomics will be desirable.


Senior Research Fellow
Candidates who have qualified National Eligibility Test (CSIR-UGC NET including LS/ GATE/ DBT-JRF/ ICMR-JRF Examination) will be preferred. Experience in animal handling, Cell culture techniques, Proteomics and genomics will be desirable.

Research Associate
Experience in animal handling, Cell culture techniques, Proteomics and genomics will be desirable.


The Upper age limit for applying for the award of SRF shall be 32 years and of RA shall be 35 years as on October 11, 2019. Age relaxation will be given as per Govt. of India norms.


Senior Research Fellow: ₹ 28,000/- per month.
Research Associate: ₹ 36,000/- per month.
House Rent Allowance @ 16% of the fellowship amount will be paid to those who do not avail RGCB hostel facilities.


Till 31-03-2021 or till termination of the project (whichever is earlier).


Suitably qualified candidates may send applications in the prescribed format with a photograph, a copy of full resume indicating the percentage of Marks obtained and attested photocopies of credentials & experience to reach the undersigned on or before October 11, 2019. Envelopes must be superscripted with abbreviated title of the project, advertisement number and job title. Selection to the position will not entitle the candidate to any future positions at RGCB (permanent or otherwise). As with all project positions at RGCB, the position will be co terminus with end of the project. Filled applications should be sent to Director, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Poojappura, Thycaud P.O, Thiruvananthapuram - 695014, Kerala.

Only those fulfilling the above criteria need apply and will be called for interview.

No TA/DA/Other emoluments will be given for appearing in the interview.



Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB),
Thycaud Post, Poojappura,
Thiruvananthapuram - 695 014, Kerala, India
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