Jawaharlal Nehru University recruits Post Doctoral Fellow & More Vacancies

Jawaharlal Nehru University invites application for the recruitment of Post Doctoral Fellow & More Vacancies with M.Sc/B.Tech holders

Company name : Jawaharlal Nehru University
Posts : Post Doctoral Fellow & More Vacancies
Qualification : M.Sc/B.Tech
Salary : Rs. 12000-26400/ p.m
No of Openings : 06
Location : New Delhi
Last date to apply :  July 31, 2014


Details of Post :

Post Doctoral Fellow & More Vacancies

Jawaharlal Nehru University has been granted funds by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India to initiate an Inter-School programme in JNU to strengthen training and research called “DBT-Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-Interdisciplinary Life Science Programme for Advanced Research and education” with the broad project area entitled “From Molecules to Systems: Exploring biological space using chemical and synthetic biology” cutting across Physical, Chemical and Biological Sciences.

Applications are invited for the following purely temporary posts at various levels in the various Groups of project for Research, Four Junior Research Fellows, One Senior Research Fellow and One Post Doctoral Fellow. The project is upto March 2017, but the appointments shall be initially for a period of one year, renewable every year depending on the performance of project staff:

Project Sub-Title: Structure, function, and dynamics of biomolecules and molecular engineering.

Junior Research Fellow (JRF)- 01 Post

  1. Qualifications: M.Sc/BTech in Computational Biology/ Bioinformatics and related fields.
  2. The project requirement is in the field of genome wide simulation of plant systems. The candidates should have practical experience in Bioinformatics /Computational Biology related to genomics & proteomics , developing programs/research experience (after degree) in Infectious disease or plant related research field. Programming skills and knowledge in statistics is minimum requirement. Knowledge in large data analysis & systems Biology will be desirable.
  3. Investigator: Dr. N. Subbarao & Prof. Indira Ghosh, SC& IS.
  4. Fellowship: Rs. 12000+30% HRA p.m.

Junior Research Fellow (JRF)- 01 Post

  1. Qualifications:M.Sc. in Chemistry (with major in Physical Chemistry)/Physics
  2. The project requirement is in the field of single molecule and ultrafast spectroscopy, and molecular dynamics simulation to study drug-DNA and lipid-ligand interactions. The candidate must have practical experience of using these experimental and computational techniques to study biological macromolecules. Instrumentation and programming skills are also required for this position.
  3. Investigator: Dr. Soban Sen, SPS.
  4. Fellowship: Rs. 12000+30% HRA p.m.

Junior Research Fellow (JRF)- 01 Post

  1. Qualifications:M.Sc/BTech in Biotechnology / life sciences and related fields
  2. The project requirement is in the field of structure determination and docking. The candidates should have practical experience in biotechnology related to structure determination (after degree) related to Infectious disease.
  3. Candidate with NET qualification and with publication will be preferred.
  4. Investigator: Dr. S. Gaurinath, SLS
  5. Fellowship: Rs. 12000+30% HRA p.m.

Senior Research Fellow (SRF)- 01 Post

  1. Qualifications: M. Sc. In Chemical/Life Sciences or related fields.
  2. Candidates should have at least two years practical research experience in molecular/ cell biology techniques and parasite/mammalian cell culture after M. Sc. Documented practical knowledge of synthetic chemistry will be required.
  3. Candidate with NET qualification will be preferred.
  4. Investigator: Dr. Pritam Mukhopadhyay, SPS & Dr. Suman Kumar Dhar, SCMM
  5. Fellowship: Rs. 14000+30% HRA p.m.

Post Doctoral Fellow (PDF)- 01 Post

  1. Essential Qualifications: PhD in Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology), specialized in the area of Computational Biology, Structural Biology, Molecular Dynamics & Simulation and Systems Biology, reflected by thesis topics or publication of papers during PhD and/or Post Doctoral experience. Those who have submitted Thesis may also apply.
  2. Desirable Qualifications: Computational methods and designing experience in the field of Structure based or ligand based drug design, Chemo informatics, Programming capabilities as required for developing tools in the computational & systems Biology.
  3. Investigator: Prof. Indira Ghosh, SC & IS
  4. Fellowship: Rs. 26400/ p.m. Consolidated

Junior Research Fellow (JRF)- 01 Post

  1. Project Title: “Creating a repressor mimetic for regulating fungal Erg11 gene and treating fungal infections”
  2. Investigator: Dr. Sneha S. Komath, SLS
  3. Essential qualifications: M. Sc. in life sciences/ Molecular biology/ Microbiology/Biotechnology/Biophysics.The candidate should necessarily have experience in handling mammalian cell cultures as well as fungal cell cultures.
  4. Desirable qualifications: A good background knowledge of fluorescence spectroscopy and microscopy.
  5. Fellowship: Rs. 12000+30% HRA p.m.

(Note: Revised emoluments shall be payable if Educational Qualifications or Eligibility Criteria as per DST OM No. A.20020/11/97-IFD dated 31-03-2010 are met by the research personnel). PDF salary is consolidated.

The applications on plain paper indicating name, date of birth/age, address, essential / technical / professional qualifications, experience, research work and name, address & email of two referee, should reach the Programme Coordinator on or before July 31, 2014 at the following address:

The Envelop should be marked for the position and position S. No. applied for and the Name of the investigator. Any clarifications regarding projects may be sought from the respective project investigators as mentioned.

Applications must be sent by hard copy only. E-mail applications will not be acceptable.

Address for correspondence:

Prof. Rajiv Bhat
Programme Coordinator
School of Biotechnology
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi 110067
Important dates to remember :

Last date to apply :  July 31, 2014


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