Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Bacterial Antibiotic Resistance JRF Vacancy

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is one of the fastest growing multi-campus, multi-disciplinary Universities in India, with a total of 17,000 students, 1700 faculty members, more than 200 funded research projects, about 20 centers of international excellence in various fields, and active ongoing international collaborative activities with more than 30 eminent universities in America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. It is the only private university in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, to be ranked in the top A Category by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development of India, and is the youngest university to be awarded the top A grade by national accreditation agencies.

The School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, is inviting applications from qualified candidates for the post of a Junior Research Fellow in Reversal of Bacterial Antibiotic Resistance.

Amrita School of Biotechnology has openings for M.Sc. graduates to be recruited to work on a research project to address the reversal of bacterial antibiotic resistance. This includes research on the causes and mechanisms of multi-drug resistance (preferably with Pseudomonas aeruginosa), CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing, and genetic engineering of phage vectors.

This candidate will be personally engaged in the areas of mechanisms and reversal of bacterial antibiotic resistance, CRISPR/Cas9 editing in bacterial systems, phage genetic engineering and should have background expertise in microbiology and molecular biology. Candidates may be from a basic research or clinical background.

For consideration of your application, please provide the following documents – (a) a two-page statement of purpose explaining the salient aspects of your background that are relevant to the position; (b) your curriculum vitae and names and contact details for at least 3 references. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please send the materials to Dean, Amrita School of Biotechnology. dean-asb@am.amrita.edu(link sends e-mail)

The Last Date for Applications is September 10, 2020.

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