Temporary Position Available
Adv. # 21/21 05.05.2021
Applications are invited from suitable candidates for one position of Junior Research Fellow in a SERB (DST) funded research project entitled "Elucidating the functions of CHROMO domains - H3K9me3 interactions in plasmodium parasites with special focus on virulence genes" in the Laboratory of Dr. Arumugam Rajavelu at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram.
- The candidate must have consistent academic record with first class Master's Degree in Microbiology/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry.
- The work includes cultivation of malarial parasite under laboratory conditions; therefore the candidate should have at least 1 year experience in P.falciparum culture.
Candidate who 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 etc are preferred.
Below 30 years as on May 22, 2021. Age relaxation will be given as per Govt. of India norms.
₹ 31,000/- + 16% HRA per month for NET/GATE qualified candidates. For others the emoluments will be as per DST/DBT guidelines.
Three years or till termination of the project whichever is earlier. Initial appointment will be for a period of one year and extendable till termination of the project based on performance evaluation on yearly basis.
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 and experience to reach the undersigned only through Email on or before May 22, 2021. Candidates who are currently working in Govt. firms should send applications through proper channel. Application form along with all supporting documents should be submitted as a single PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Advertisement number along with the position for which the candidate is applying should be mentioned in the 'SUBJECT' part of the Email . If a candidate wishes to apply for different positions, separate application forms should be submitted for each position. 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.
Applications which are not in the prescribed format will summarily be rejected.
Only those fulfilling the above criteria need apply. Applicants will be short listed for the ONLINE selection interview based on eligibility criteria. Selection of suitable candidates will be made based on qualifications and performance in the selection interview.