NIPER Ahmedabad JRF Walk INs 2017 June ~ helpBIOTECH

04 June 2017

NIPER Ahmedabad JRF Walk INs 2017 June

National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research-Ahmedabad 
(Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Govt. of India) Palaj,Opposite Air Force Station, Gandhinagar-382355,Gujarat

Advt. No: NIPER-A/03/05/2017 Date: 01-06-2017 

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for temporary Junior Research Fellow (JRF) position in the three different projects funded by Department of Science and Technology (DST) –Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB). The position is temporary and the offer will be initially for a period of ONE Year that can be extended further based on the performance and will be co terminus with the project. If the candidate also fulfils the institute criteria, admission in Ph.D through NIPER entrance may be considered. The requisite qualification & experience etc. for each projectaregiven below. 

Position 1 JRF (one post only) 

Project Title Bio-engineered three-dimensional stem cell niche for intervertebral disc repair and regeneration 

Principle investigator (PI) Dr. Akshay Srivastava Assistant Professor (Medical Devices) Email: 

Qualification and Experience required M.Sc./M.S/M.Tech in Bioengineering/ Biotechnology / Biomedical Engineering/Biochemistry/Pharmacy/chemistry Work experience in polymer fabrication, polymer-protein or polymercarbohydrate bioconjugation, cell culture techniques, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, molecular biology and in vivo rat-tail model is preferred. NET/GATE/GPAT qualified candidates will be given preference. 

Job Profile In this project, primary focus is to 

a) Fabricatebiofunctional hydrogel 
b) Isolate specific annulus fibrosusstem cells 
c) Developing in vitro hydrogel niche for annulus fibrosusstem cell growth and function Fellowship 

Rs.25,000+20% HRA per month 

Position 2 JRF (one post only) 

Project Title Dissecting Brain Reward Circuitry and CNS Comorbidities in Chronic Neuropathic Pain Principle Investigator (PI) Dr. Vinod Tiwari Assistant Professor (Pharmacology & Toxicology) Email: 

Qualification M.S Pharm/M.Pharm/M.Sc. in Pharmacology& Toxicology or Biotechnology 

Work experience in in-vivo model of pain and neuroscience along with molecular biology techniques is desirable. NET/GATE/GPAT qualified candidates will be given preference. 

Highly motivated candidates are encouraged to apply. 

Job Profile In this project, selected candidate will be working on: 

1) In-vitro and in-vivo models of pain and neuroscience in rodents. 
2) Small animal surgeries (nerve injury and brain cannulation) 
3) Molecular biology techniques including western blotting, immunohistiochemistry, RTPCR, cell culture etc. 
4) Data entry and analysis using appropriate softwares such as excel, sigma stat etc 
5) Writing manuscripts and presenting data in conferences 

Fellowship Rs.25,000+20% HRA per month 

Position 3 JRF (one post only) 

ProjectTitle Aptamer targeted dendronized polymeric nanoparticles to deliver Anti-miRNA for treatment of Triple Negative Breast Cancer Principle Investigator (PI) Dr Rakesh K. Tekade Email: rakeshtekade@niperahm, 

Qualification M.Pharm/M.S/M.Tech in Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Technology. Work experience in novel drug delivery systems, polymer fabrication, polymer-bioconjugation, cell culture techniques, molecular biology techniques is desirable NET/GATE/GPAT qualified candidates will be given preference. 

Job Profile The selected candidate will be working on project objectives not limited to: 

1. Formulation development and characterization of DNA/microRNA/oligonucleotide loaded polymeric nanoparticles 
2. Polymer bioconjugation 
3. Evaluation of cellular binding, endosomal escape tendency 
4. Stability, Cytotoxicity assay and transfection studies 
5. Establishment of xenograft tumor mouse model 
6. Evaluation of gene silencing and anticancer activity 
7. Evaluation of organ toxicity 

Fellowship Rs.25,000+20% HRA per month Interested candidates should apply online on or before 15thJune, 2017.The shortlisted candidates will be intimated by email. 

Tentative date of interview: 27thJune 2017. 

Application Instructions: 

 Original certificates and self-attested copies of all certificates need to be presented before the interview for verification. 
 No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview. 
 Canvassing in any form will lead to disqualification of candidature.  Application should be strictly according to the attached format. 
 Last date for receiving of application is 15th June,2017. 


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