BITS Hyderabad Recruits JRF in NanoScience or Biotechnology

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for Junior Research Fellow (JRF) to work on the following project sponsored by BRNS, under the supervision of Prof. Ramakrishna Vadrevu, Department of BIological Sciences, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad campus. 

Title of the project: Sequence based design and characterization of peptide-amyloid nano material: Exploring functionality 

Duration of the project: 3 years 

Project position and number: JRF 

(1) Fellowship amount: 25,000 p.m (for NET Qualified) 

Eligibility requirements A First class Degree in 

(i) M.Sc Life Sciences or NanoScience or Biotechnology, 

(ii) ME/M.Tech Biotechnology with First Division (60%) or equivalent CGPA. Students with B.Tech Biotechnology degree may be considered based on the credentials/experience/suitability/ etc. Candidates should ideally posses lab skills/industrial (R&D) exposure, strong background in cloning, molecular biology, protein expression and purification. 

Experience with Protein modeling techniques/software, Handling FPLC/HPLC and other analytical instruments such as UV-Vis Fluorescence and Circular Dichroism spectrophotometers will be a plus. 

CSIR-UGC NET (including LS); GATE, Biotechnology Eligibility Test, JEST, JGEEBILS, NBHM Ph.D. scholarship screening test/ICMR JRF Entrance Examination/ICAR qualified candidates may be preferred.

A background in Chemistry at undergraduate level is highly desirable. Interested candidates with the above mentioned qualification can send the applications on a plain paper giving detailed information about the educational qualifications, research experience and published research papers, if any, by Feb 9th 2019, to the Principal Investigator, Prof. Ramakrishna Vadrevu via email: or by post to Prof. Ramakrishna Vadrevu, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad campus, Medchal District , Kapra Mandal, Hyderabad-500078, Telanagana. 

Please note that only qualified and suitable candidates will be called for interview to be held at BITS-Pilani, HyderabadCampus in the 2 nd week of Feb 2019) and no TA/DA will be paid for the interview. 

Selected candidate may be permitted to register for Ph.D programme of BITS, Pilani at a later date, subject to the fulfillment of the requirements of the institute. 

Ramakrishna Vadrevu (Name of the PI) 
Professor (Designation of the PI) 
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani 
Hyderabad Campus, 
Jawahar Nagar, Shameerpet Mandal Hyderabad 500078


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