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Post Doctoral Position @ Biotech Dept. – IIT Roorkee | Fellowship of Rs. 55,000/- p.m.

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The Department of Biotechnology at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee invites applications from outstanding and enthusiastic researchers for post doctoral position under the mentorship of Dr. Ranjana Pathania. Associate professor, focused on “Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Molecular microbiology and Microbial genomics” to work on “Determining Novel sRNA and Hfq interactions that mediate antibiotic resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii”

The prospective candidate is expected to have a strong background in one or more areas within Biotechnology,Molecular Biology, pharmacology, Microbiology and chemical benetics. candidate should be passionate about working on cutting edge research leading to high impact publications and products’

Name of the Position : Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF)

Minimum qualifications and experience:

a) Essential qualifications*
The prospective candidate should have PhD in Biotechnology/Molecular Biology/Microbial Genomics / Molecular Microbiology with first class in the preceding degree.
b) Desirable qualifications
1 or 2 years of  experience/ specialization in recombinant DNA technology, Genomics, RNomics, Bioinformatics, Next Generation Sequencing OR preferable PhD in these areas. The prospective candidate should have at least two SCI publications in the area of Biotechnology/Molecular Biology / Pharmacology.

*Candidates who have recently, submitted their doctoral thesis are also eligible to apply subject to the condition that they will furnish the proof of award of Ph.D. at the time of interview.

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Duration & Fellowship Amount:

The duration of the fellowship will be of two years extendable to one more year, if necessary. The candidate is expected to join the department as soon as the offer letter has been released. The fellow will receive a consolidated pay as below in
addition to the contingency grant of Rs. 20,000/- per annum. .
First year: Rs. 50,000/- per month
Second year: Rs. 55,000/- per month

How to Apply:

Candidates can apply with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications (with their respective impact factor), and research statement describing past research and plans for future research, by both regular (Speed post) and e-mail to :

Professor and Head
Department of Biotechnology
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Email: [email protected] (and copy to [email protected])
Phone : +91-1332-285216/284316/285677 Fax : +91 – 1332-286151

(i) All the post doctoral fellows (PDF) will be registered as IIT Roorkee students for availing the facilities of accommodation, hospital, medical insurance scheme, computer center, library, sports, etc.
(ii) The candidates called for presentation/discussion/interview will be paid II-AC train fare from their place of residence/work and back by the shortest route within India

Last date for submitting the soft copy and hard copy of the application is December 18th, 2017 (5:00 PM). Applications received after this date will not be considered’

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Application Deadline – December 18th, 2017 (5:00 PM)

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