Structure-based drug discovery for COVID-19 | ICGEB JRF Vacancy | ICGEB Recruits @ helpBIOTECH

Vacancy Notice

Junior Research Fellow (JRF) Position

One Junior Research Fellow (JRF) position is available in the Membrane Protein Biology Group, ICGEB, New Delhi component in for a DST funded project to work on “Structure-based drug discovery for COVID-19”.

Fellowship and Duration: As per DST norms / 3 years. The initial appointment will be for the first six months, and will be extended based on the performance.

Qualifications: MSc/MTech degree in Biological Sciences/Physical/Chemical sciences. Candidates must have cleared GATE or CSIR-UGC NET (including lectureship) or selected by any other selection process conducted by: DST/DBT/DAE/DOS/DRDO/ MHRD/ICAR/ICMR/IIT/IISc/IISER etc., as per DST guideline dated 23 April 2019. Only Indian nationals can apply for this position.

Experience: Candidates with experience in protein overexpression in E. coli, purification, crystallization and computational drug discovery will be preferred, but not mandatory.

Job description: Cloning, overexpression in E. coli, large scale protein purification, Enzyme inhibition assays, in silico screening, validation using SPR and BLI, MTT assays in cell lines, anti-viral screening assays, co-crystallization, crystal structure determination, structure-based small molecule drug design.

How to apply: Interested candidates should submit their application online using this google form or by regular India post:

Those who mail their application should send their CV (less than 3 pages), Cover letter (less than a page) and a project proposal on "Structure-based drug discovery targeting COVID-19 virus”. Target can be of your choice. (less than 3 pages).

Last Date to Apply: 10 November 2020.

Tentative Online Interview Date: Mid November 2020.

Queries can be addressed to:

Online Application Form: 

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