IITG Chemical Biology JRF Vacancy

Biological Engineering Discipline,
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar,
Gandhinagar 382355, Gujarat

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) invites applications for Junior Research Fellow (JRF) for a research project funded by Department of Biotechnology, GoI.

Job Description: The candidate will be required to set up the experiments for developing physical and chemical biology protocols for developing organic and biological nanoparticles, conjugating multiple biological ligands to programmed DNA nanodevices for interface with cells and tissues. He/she will also have the opportunity to develop advanced laboratory skills (HPLC and Mass-spec, 3D cell culture models, biochemical and molecular biology procedures, live cell microscopy, visits to experts on collaborations). The candidate should be a highly motivated, continuous learner who is able to work independently. 

Eligibility: MSc/MS/MTech in Biotechnology, Chemical Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Life Sciences, and Nanotechnology, etc. or allied subject areas from reputed institutes with either GATE or CSIR-UGC-NET or equivalent national level exam qualified.

Duration: Initial appointment is for 1 year, extendable up to one more year based on performance

Remuneration: 31,000 INR per month + 16% HRA

Application Procedure: Candidates must send their applications via e-mail to Prof. Dhiraj Bhatia ( The following documents must be sent as a single pdf attachment to the email:

1. Current CV with list of publications
2. A one-page summary of previous research/work experience and why you are interested
in joining for this project (Statement of Purpose).

The applications will continue to be screened until the position is filled. However, applications received before 25th April 2021 will be screened and given priority.

Queries may be directed to Prof. Dhiraj Bhatia.

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