Computational Chemistry and Drug Discovery Postdoc Vacancy @ IIT Indore

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Computational Chemistry and Drug Discovery

Applications are invited from highly motivated and eligible candidates for Post Doctoral position to work in the area of Computational Chemistry and Drug Discovery at Molecular Cell Signalling Laboratory, Discipline of Biosciences and Biomedical Engineering (BSBE), Indian Institute of Technology Indore (IITI).


Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in computational chemistry, computer-aided drug design or a closely related field. Applicants must have proven expertise in computational tools and approaches for drug design, such as structure-based and ligand-based drug design, homology modelling and molecular dynamics, in silico screening (both structure-based and ligand-based). Applicants must have an outstanding record of research achievements, strong communication/writing skills, and an ability to collaborate effectively. Previous experience in protein expression and purification is desirable.

Salary/Stipend:Postdoctoral Fellow will be paid salary based on the salary structure of the IIT Indore for Research Associate.

Service conditions:

(i) DA: Postdoctoral Fellow will not be entitled to DA.
(ii) House Rent Allowance (HRA): All Postdoctoral Fellow/ SRF extended may be provided accommodation based on availability and those residing in accommodation provided by the institute will not be eligible for drawing HRA. Wherever provision of hostel accommodation is not possible, HRA may be allowed to Postdoctoral Fellow as per Government of India norms applicable in the city/location where they are working. The fellowship amount may be taken as basic for calculating the HRA.
(iii) Medical Benefits: The Postdoctoral Fellow will be entitled for medical allowance as per institute policy.
(iv) The travel entitlement for Postdoctoral Fellow for participation in scientific events/workshops in India will continue to be as per institute norms.


The appointment is for one year.

How to apply

Interested applicants are required to submit their detailed CV in advance via e-mail at on or before 15th October 2019 with subject line “Application for Post Doctoral position”.

Only shortlisted candidates will be informed by email on details of interview date, time and venue.

No TA/DA will be paid for appearing in the interview.
Note: IIT Indore Post Doctoral rules and norms will be applicable to all the selected candidates. The Institute reserves the right to fill or not to fill the post advertised.

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