Yenepoya University Stem Cell Biology JRF Vacancy Leading to PhD | Yenepoya Recruits @ helpBIOTECH


Junior Research Fellow post vacant in the “Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Division” in the Yenepoya Research Centre, Yenepoya (Deemed to be University), Mangalore-575018, Karnataka, India

We are looking for committed candidates for Junior Research fellow position(s) who are interested in enrolling for their PhDs in the Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Division, Yenepoya Research Centre, Yenepoya (Deemed to be University), Mangalore-575018, Karnataka, India

Name of the Position(s): Junior Research Fellow that can lead to a PhD

Number of posts- 01

Title of the SERB-DST funded project: Differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells into functional β islets using bioactive lipids’’

Duration: 2 years

Monthly fellowship: 16,000 pm (Non-NET/LS/GATE qualified candidates), 25,000 pm (GATE/CSIR-LS qualified) candidates

Infrastructural and research support: The institute has excellent infrastructure and resources to support research

Tenure: Position is purely temporary and is co-terminus with the project. Extension without fellowship/ University fellowship support or possible mentorship to obtain subsequent fellowship can be offered to the research fellows enrolled for PhD with due considerations for the completion of the PhD work.  

Essential qualifications: Master degree in any branch of biological sciences with a minimum of 60% marks. Candidates who have qualified any national level eligibility test such as CSIR/DBT/UGC-NET will be preferred. Also, candidates who have prior experience of working in a research laboratory with a minimum of 2 years of hands-on research experience with mammalian cell culture/stem cell culture, flow cytometry and any of the molecular biology techniques need to apply. Ability to work independently, and as a team player; candidates with emotional grit and with research publication(s) will be given preference. An excellent written and verbal communication skill in English is essential

Work requirements: This project requires working in the cell culture and molecular biology laboratory for long hours. This work also requires working during the weekends for few hours for attending to the ongoing cell cultures.

CANDIDATES WHO ARE COMMITTED TO CHALLENGING RESEARCH ENVIRONMENT, FOCUSSED TO GET RESULTS, NEED MINIMAL SUPERVISION AND THOSE WHO WILL ENROL THEMSELVES FOR A PHD POSITION AND ONLY NEED TO APPLY

Candidates who need training for handling pluripotent stem cells and all essential skills for this study may need to undergo an initial exhaustive training course in the centre or elsewhere

How to apply: Interested candidates may submit their detailed CV with the subject line “Junior Research Fellow position in DST project or ongoing Stem cell projects” to the PI: Dr. Bipasha Bose, Associate Professor., Yenepoya Research Centre, Yenepoya (Deemed to be University) via email to Bipasha.bose@yenepoya.edu.in;  shenoy@yenepoya.edu.in  on or before Feb 17, 2020. Personal interview will be conducted after the initial screening of the applications. The research profile of the PI is available on the link https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2312-9734

For informal queries, please call: Dr Bipasha Bose on +91-9449806403

Hostel facilities are available with the institute

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified

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