The JNU campus is a microcosm of the Indian nation, drawing students from every nook and corner of the country and from every group and stratum of society. To make sure that this is so, annual admission tests are simultaneously held at 37 centres spread across the length and breadth of the country. Several Centres in these Schools have been declared by the UGC to be Centres of ‘Excellence’. These are Centre for Historical Studies, Centre for the Study of Social Systems, Centre for Political Studies, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Centre for the Study of Regional Development, all in the School of Social Sciences. In addition three Science Schools–School of Physical Sciences, School of Life Sciences and School of Environmental Sciences have also received the UGC recognition as Centers for Excellence

Position I: Research Associate

No. of Post: 01

Project Title: microRNA combination therapy in in-vivo & in-vitro model systems

Funding Agency: DBT

Principle Investigator: Prof. R.N.K. Bamezai

Essential Qualifications: Ph.D. in Life Sciences or related subjects and at least one original publication in peer-reviewed reputed journal with working experience in Cancer Biology. Expertise in molecular biology and biochemical techniques, and animal handling are required.

Desirable Qualifications: Experience

in Cancer Biology with molecular approaches accompanied with the expertise in mammalian cell culture technique and handling of small animals (mice and rats). Independent planning and execution of experiment on timely basis will be a plus point for the candidate. Publications in the area of cancer research.

Emoluments: Rs. 36,000/- per month + 30% HRA

Position II: Junior Research Fellow, No. of Post: 01

Essential Qualifications: M.Sc. Life Sciences or related subjects with at least 55% marks. The candidate should have qualified for at least NET-LS.

Desirable Qualifications: Two years of research experience in molecular biology, biochemical and mammalian cell culture techniques, and animal handling. NET-JRF or DBT-JRF.

Emoluments: Rs. 25,000/- per month + 30% HRA

How to Apply:

The application on plain paper indicating name, date of birth/age, photo, address, essential/technical/professional qualification, experiences, research work, list of published papers, should reach:

Prof. R.N.K. Bamezai
Principal Investigator
School of Life Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi-110067


Prof. Rana P. Singh
Co-Principal Investigator
School of Life Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi-110067

Deadline: 29 March, 2016.

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