UNIVERSITY OF CALCUTTA
Project- “Restoration of the Rare Faunal Collection …… International Biodiversity Resource”
Funding agency- Sir Dorabji Tata Memorial & Allied Trusts
PI- Dr. Ena Ray Banerjee, Associate Professor, Dept of Zoology, University of Calcutta e-mail for communication- firstname.lastname@example.org
Venue- Immunology and Regenerative Medicine Research Unit, Lab#214, 35, Ballygunge Circular Road, Kolkata- 700019
Date & Time- 20/6/2016, 11:00 AM
Scope of the project- To learn molecular taxonomy & systematics, proteomic and genomic analysis and systems biology of a rare faunal collection.
For fellows, provided all other criteria are fulfilled, registration and PhD thesis work may be allowed at the discretion of the PhD committee.
Total number of positions – 1
Qualification & duties - post graduate degree in any stream of Life Sciences (NET or GATE or RET qualification not mandatory but desirable) shall be engaged in research on specialized areas of Biology concerning biodiversity, bioprospecting and bioresourcing activities of the museum.
This person shall be also responsible for actively interacting with the co-ordinator and other faculty in helping to organize workshops and seminars and help visitors in understanding exhibits.
Remuneration - Rs.18000 per month (Consolidated) Duration of the grant - 1 year 2 months
Instructions for application
Applicants should submit two complete sets of application containing- Application letter
Curriculum vitae highlighting any and all qualifications, work experiences, special training pertinent to faunal studies, taxonomy, museum studies, special training with handling specimen, molecular biology, histological studies, microscopy and exposure to other biotechnology related tools and training.
Attested photocopies of all marksheets and certificates.
Recommendation letters from at least three referees who may support your application of whom at least two should be teachers/mentors who have intimate knowledge of your academic and professional achievements.
Applicants with previous work experience in any of the above mentioned related areas shall be given preference.
Research fellows shall be given a chance to enroll and complete their PhD thesis provided he/she is able to clear all requisite exams as directed by the university.