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Applications are invited for the position of Junior Research Fellow in the research project entitled “Development of a molecular needle as a novel platform for delivery of anticancer drugs” funded by Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG), BIRAC Government of India, to work with Dr. Nusrat J M Sanghamitra, Innovator, BIG, KIIT-TBI, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar.

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Brief details of the work to be undertaken:

  • The work will require functionalization of proteins/peptides, coupling reactions of drugs and biomolecules and their characterization using spectroscopic, imaging and analytical techniques, development of nano-bioassemblies and their in-vitro reactivity in human cancer cell lines.
  • Candidates with an aptitude of biofunctional chemistry and experience in one or more of the above-mentioned techniques will be preferred.

The outcome of this research will lead to the establishment of a startup company. So if you are bright and motivated to design novel drug delivery devices with unique mode of membrane translocation and to take this research from ‘bench to bedside’, please send your application in plain paper along with curriculum vitae (CV) giving full particular of your academic qualifications, research experience, publication etc. to [email protected]. The selected candidate will be trained in different areas of biofunctional chemistry and nanobiotechnology. Most importantly, the candidate will  get an exciting opportunity to shape up and nurture the company as a core group member.

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Fellowship: As per rule of BIG

Qualifications: The applicant should have M.Sc./M.Tech in Biotechnology/Chemistry/Pharmacy/Life Sciences/Biochemistry with good academics records with minimum 60% marks in the concerned subjects and preferably previous research experience in the relevant area. In addition, preference will be given to candidates with GATE/NET/DST-INSPIRE. The age limit should not exceed 28yr as on 1st February, 2016.

General Terms and Conditions: The position is temporary but can be extended depending on performance and project continuation. The last date for submission of application is within 20 days from the date of publication of this advertisement. The date of interview will be intimated to the short listed candidates via email. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.


Dr Nusrat J M Sanghamitra Innovator, Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG), KIIT TBI, KIIT University

Email: [email protected]

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