NIT Rourkela Computational Biology JRF Vacancy


Applications are invited on prescribed format (On-line) for the temporary post of "Junior Research Fellow (JRF)” for the Project entitled “Role of Soft Interactions in Protein Association Reactions in Crowded Environment.” Selected candidate may enroll in Ph. D Programme in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, National Institute of Technology Rourkela based on Institute norms and regulations. 

1. Project Code SR/20/PH/022 

2. Name of the Temporary Post Junior Research Fellow - 01 

3. Name of the Research Project “Role of Soft Interactions in Protein Association Reactions in Crowded Environment” 

4. Name of the Sponsoring Agency Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) 

5. Tenure of the Project 03 years 

6. Tenure of the Assignment 03 years (based on the performance) OR completion of the project, whichever is earlier. 

7. Job Description To carry out cutting edge research in computational biophysics using multi-disciplinary approaches. The student will also pursue Ph. D at NIT Rourkela on a topic related to the project work. 

8. Consolidated monthly compensation / Fellowship INR 31,000/-per month (1st & 2nd Years) + HRA as per GOI norms INR 35,000/-per month (3rd Year) + HRA as per GOI norms 

9. Essential Qualifications and experience NET / GATE qualified with M. Sc. in Physics, Chemistry OR Chemical Engineering with 65% marks OR 7.0 CGPA. 

10. Desirable Qualifications / Exp. First division throughout career. Experience in writing codes in C++, FORTRAN, Python etc. 

11. Accommodation Bachelor accommodation in the Institute may be provided subject to availability. (campus stay is compulsory) 

For technical information on the project, the candidate may contact the Principal Investigator at the following address: Name Address Tel. No. Mobile E-mail : Prof. Mithun Biswas : Department of Physics and Astronomy National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Odisha 769 008. : 0661-246 2821 : 96554 07766 : Date and Time for On-line / Walk-in Interview: Will be notified later by email. Place of Interview: Department of Physics and Astronomy, NIT Rourkela 

Eligible candidates may apply within 31.01.2021, 23:59 HRS. The candidates are required to send the complete filled up application form (Soft copy) to 

The application form is available in the following link: which must be filled by candidates and also required to attach photocopies of all supporting documents, research papers (if any) etc. Candidates will build a Single PDF file; it is to be sent to Principal Investigator ( on or before 31.01.2021, 23:59 HRS. The candidates are also required to produce relevant documents mentioned in the application form [such as original of all mark sheets and certificates, research papers (if any), experience certificate (if any) etc.] at the time of interview / joining. Selection / Joining will be canceled in case of any suppression of information / document provided earlier. Mere possession of minimum qualification does not guarantee invitation to the interview. Candidates will be short listed based on merit and need of the project. 

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