Positions for CSIR – NET Junior Research Fellow/ UGC – JRF/ DST Inspire candidates are available to work in following areas at the Dept. of Biological Sciences, Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, Rajasthan.

Job Title : JRF – Junior Research Fellow


1) Characterization of hypothetical proteins functional in apicoplast of Plasmodium vivax
2) Elucidation of division process of apicoplast in Plasmodium
3) Genotyping of malaria species in Rajasthan and different states
4) Identification and analysis of novel molecules for designing New drugs and anti-malarials/ Nano-particle based anti-malarial drug designing
5) Characterizing new molecules to design diagnostic kits

Essential Qualification : The candidate must have qualified CSIR – UGC NET (2016 or latest) or equivalent (UGC – JRF/ DST Inspire) with M. Sc./ M. E / M. Tech. in Biotechnology/ Microbiology or an equivalent related field with a good academic record.

Favourable considerations will be given to applicant who is self-motivated, hard-working enthusiastic to gain new and advanced knowledge, has good knowledge in bioinformatics tools and hands-on experience in

lab on molecular biology techniques.

How to Apply :

Application on plain paper with full Curriculum Vitae detailing professional experience, projects performed and publication details (if any) and courses in Master’s degree should reach to the undersigned by e-mail latest by March 25th, 2017. Short listed candidates will be intimated by E-mail and they will have to appear for an interview in April, 2017 (to be detailed later) with all documents/ thesis, project, etc. supporting their eligibility.
Details mandatory in the application form/ CV: Name, DOB, Sex, Address, Educational qualification, Year of passing last degree, Year of qualifying CSIR NET-JRF, UGC-JRF, Rank in above exams, GATE (Y/N), details of projects undertaken during Bachelor’s or Master’s, Publications (if any), Lab skills, Computer skills, Awards/ Recognitions, Any special training/ course undertaken.

No TA/DA will be given for attending the interview. The post is not related to PhD position, however the selected candidate will be allowed to apply for the Ph.D. program of B.I.T.S. Pilani, as per Institute’s procedure.

Facilities for Selected candidates: Housing at very nominal rates (water & electricity), Free Internet, Vibrant Campus life, Advanced library giving access to over 4000 National and International journals, Hostel Mess and Institute operated canteens, sports facilities, etc.

Principal Investigator:

Prof. Vishal Saxena, Department of Biological Sciences,
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani- 333 031; Rajasthan
E-mail: [email protected]/ [email protected]
Phone: 01596-515654, 01596-515808; Mob.: 09414069231

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