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Applications   are   invited   from   qualified   candidates   for   the   post   of  Lecturer   (on contract basis)  for a period of  one year  in the  Department of Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, Kariavattom. The Application Form and other details can be downloaded from the link ‘Job Notifications’ in the website www.keralauniversity.ac.in.

Job Title – Lecturers on Contract

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Qualifications –

(i) A   Ph.D   degree   in   Computational   Biology   &   Bioinformatics   /   Ph.D   degree   in Bioinformatics from University of Kerala or a degree recognized as equivalent thereto. Exemption for PhD holders from NET/SLET/SET shall be as per relevant provision of University Grants Commission.


(ii) NET (National Eligibility Test conducted by the UGC, CSIR of similar test accredited by UGC like SLET) holders in Life Science / Computer Science or allied areas and having a good academic record with at least 55% marks (or equivalent grade in a point scale wherever   grading   system   is   followed)   at   the   Master’s   Degree   level   in   MSc Bioinformatics / MSc Computational Biology from University of Kerala or a degree recognized   as   equivalent   thereto.   NET/SLET/SET   shall   not   be   required   for   such Masters Programmes in disciplines for which  NET/SLET/SET is not conducted.


(iii) NET (National Eligibility Test conducted by the UGC, CSIR of similar test accredited by   UGC   like   SLET)  holders   in   Life   Science   /   Computer   Science   /   Mathematical Sciences / Chemical Sciences / Engineering / allied areas and having a good academic record with a Master’s Degree from University of Kerala or a degree recongnized as equivalent thereto, with at least 55% marks (or equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) at the Master’s Degree level in any of the following

1) MCA
2) MTech (Computer Science / Biotechnology / Bioinformatics / Electronics / Electronics & Communication [Optoelectronics & Optical Communication] / Technology Management )
3) MSc (Computer Science  / Zoology / Botany / Biochemistry / Microbiology / Biotechnology / Maths / Aquatic Biology / Information Technology / Physics / Chemistry / Statistics / Electronics )


(a) With MPhil in Bioinformatics with ‘A’ grade from University of Kerala or a degree recognized as equivalent thereto or
(b) MPhil in Computer Aided Drug Design  with ‘A’ grade from University of Kerala or a degree recognized as equivalent thereto or
(c) MPhil in Computational Biology  with ‘A’ grade from University of Kerala or a degree recognized as equivalent thereto.

NET/SLET/SET shall not be required for such Masters Programmes in disciplines for which NET/SLET/SET is not conducted.

Age :

Not more than 40 years as on 01.01.2017 (Usual relaxation in the upper age limit as per rules shall be allowed).

Remuneration :

Consolidated amount of  

  • Rs. 30,000/­ (Rupees Thirty Thousand only) per month for candidates with PG + NET/PhD.
  • Rs. 20,000/­ (Rupees Twenty Thousand only) for candidates without NET/PhD.

How to Apply:

The completed Application Form should be accompanied by  attested copies  of all documents to prove age, qualification, experience, NOC from the present employer etc and a crossed Demand Draft taken from SBI for Rs.260/­ (Rs.110/ for SC/ST candidates) drawn in favour   of   the   Finance   Officer,   University   of   Kerala   payable   at   Thiruvananthapuram   or alternatively by remittance of Rs.250/­ (Rs.100/­ for SC/ST Candidates) in Kerala University Fund   (KUF)   at   the   university   cash   counter/Friends.   Applicant’s   name   and   purpose   of remittance must be indicated on the reverse side of the demand draft and in the case of chalan remittances, the original pay­in­slip should be attached along with the application.

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The  application superscribed with “Application for the post of Lecturers (Contract Basis) in the   Department of Computational Biology & Bioinformatics”  should reach  the Registrar, University of Kerala, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram­695034 on or before 14.08.2017 by 05.00 P.M. Incomplete applications will be summarily rejected. Interim enquiry will not be entertained. Canvassing in any form will be lead to disqualification.

Application Deadline – 14.08.2017 by 05.00 P.M.

Application Form

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