JNU New Delhi Drug Design/RNA Biology/Computational Biology RA/JRF Openings

School of Life Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University


Applications are invited for the position of one Research Associate in the DST funded project entitled “National Centre for Screening of Natural Products for Parasitic diseases”.

Essential qualification: PhD in any branch of Biological Sciences with at least one first author paper.

Desirable: The candidates must have experience in protein purification techniques, basic molecular/cell biology techniques and animal cell culture. Experience in molecular modeling and optimization of compound series via structure-based drug design is desirable.

Candidates should submit a brief (about 1 page) summary of their research work and a copy of their CV (with names and e. mail contacts of two referees) along with the application.

Salary: INR 47000/- p.m.

The position is co-terminus with the project

The applications should be addressed to Swati Tiwari and must reach by 17:30 pm on December 4th, 2020 by email (swati_tiwari@mail.jnu.ac.in). The subject line of the E. mail should be in the format “your name_RA_DPRP”.

Applications invited for RA and PA positions in SLS

Jawaharlal Nehru University
School of Life Sciences
New Delhi-110067

23-11- 2020

Applications are invited on plain paper for purely temporary positions or One Research Associate (RA) and One Project Assistant (PA) under the project entitled "Development of single-cell derived clonal spheroids as a tool for drug discovery in cancer research" funded by Department of Science and Technology, India.

(A) Research Associate (01)

Essential Qualification: Ph.D. in relevant subject and minimum one publication in SCI journal.

Desirable Qualification: Experience in techniques on molecular/cell biology related to RNA Biology, protein/protein interactions, proteomics, mammalian gene expression, Cloning, genome and protein informatics, systems and synthetic biology.

Salary: Rs. 49,000/-per month + 24% HRA

(B) Project Assistant (01)

Essential Qualification: Candidate must have Graduation Degree in Science.

Desirable Qualification: Candidate with Post Graduation in Science. Candidate with a recorded work experience in biological laboratory. Preparation of various reagents and maintenance of project records.

Salary: Rs. 22,000/- per month (consolidated)

How to Apply:  Interested candidates may send their application (clearly mentioning the essential qualification and desirable qualification) and self-attested testimonials (preferably in a single pdf file) through email (dprprecruitmentjnu@gmail.com) mentioning the project title and the position in the subject of the email.

Deadline: on or before 5th December, 2020.

Project Director
Prof. Rana P. Singh
School of Life Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi-110067

Applications invited for JRF position in SC&IS

School of Computational & Integrative Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi-110067


Applications are invited for the following purely temporary post in the SERB funded project entitled “Investigating gene regulatory networks operating downstream of OsAP2/ERF-40 during rice adventitious root development” at School of Computational & Integrative Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Junior Research Fellow (one post): M.Sc. degree or equivalent (with minimum of 55% marks) in Life Sciences/Biotechnology/Bioinformatics/Computational Biology or other related field with NET/GATE qualification. Good computer skills (Linux, Perl, Java, Python, MySQL etc.), along with proven experience in NGS data analysis and/or bioinformatics is highly desirable.

The fellowship will be as per sanction in the project and/or as per SERB rules. The initial appointment may be for six months or as per recommendation of the selection committee, which can be extended on the basis of assessment of the candidate’s performance and discretion of the Competent Authority. The eligible candidates may further be shortlisted based on the qualification/experience depending on the total number of applications received. JNU may select candidate against the above post depending upon the qualifications and experience of the candidate and reserves the right to relax any of the qualification(s) in case the candidate is found otherwise well qualified by the Selection Committee.

Eligible candidates may apply by sending their complete application in the given format along with cover letter and self-attested copies of the certificates and proof of research experience (if any). The applications should be submitted via e-mail at mjain@jnu.ac.in latest by December 7, 2020. The e-mail subject line should read as “Application for the Post of JRF in SERB Project”.

ONLY soft copy of the application in the given format (only one consolidated PDF file containing cover letter, application and all the supporting documents) via e-mail (mjain@jnu.ac.in) will be accepted.

Dr. Mukesh Jain
School of Computational & Integrative Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi – 110067
E-mail: mjain@jnu.ac.in

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