MNNIT Bioinformatics, Life Sciences Research Fellow Recruitment - Applications Invited

MNNIT Bioinformatics, Life Sciences Research Fellow Recruitment – Applications Invited

MNNIT Bioinformatics, Life Sciences Research Fellow Recruitment – Applications Invited. Interested and eligible applicants can check out all of the details on the same below:

Adv. No. 01(171-R&C)/Project JRF/BT/2024-25

Dated- 27-05-2024

Advertisement for the Post of Junior Research Fellow (On Contract)

Applications are invited from Indian nationals for the post of Junior Research Fellow (on contract) in DST-SERB CRG research project entitled “Investigating the role of RSPO2 mediated tumor suppressive or oncogenic activity in metastatic CRC cells: A therapeutic approach” under DST-SERB CRG grant proposal” sanction letter no. CRG/2023/006956 dated 05/03/2024 sponsored by DST-SERB, GOI, New Delhi.

The duly completed application (hard copy) on prescribed format along with scanned copies of supporting documents must reach “Office of Dean (Research & Consultancy), MNNIT Allahabad, 211004, Prayagraj, U.P”. A soft copy of the same must be emailed to [email protected] (email id of Dr. Sameer Srivastava, Department of Biotechnology) with the subject of the email as “Application for JRF (on contract) in DST-SERB Project: Adv. No. 01(171-R&C)/Project JRF/BT/2024-25.” A hard copy and email of the complete application must reach on or before 17th June 2024, 5.00 PM (IST).

Description and Objectives of the Project:

RSPO2 expression and hypermethylation status as a biomarker of CRC pathogenesis has not been explored in the Indian population. Correlation and association studies to be performed in this context to evaluate its diagnostic and or prognostic potential in CRCs. Functional role of RSPO2 in non-canonical Wnt pathway and other signaling pathways implicated in metastatic CRC is still unexplored. Regulation of expression of RSPOs (including RSPO2) is still obscure. Therapeutic potential of RSPO2 in the context of metastatic CRC is largely unknown.

The position is purely temporary and will be governed by the funding agency rules & service conditions of the Office of the Dean (Research & Consultancy), MNNIT Allahabad.

Number of Position: 1 (One)

Essential Qualifications: Postgraduate degree in basic science OR Graduate/Post Graduate Degree in professional course selected through a process described through any one of the following: Scholars who are selected through NET and/or GATE or any national level examinations conducted by central government departments and their agencies and institutions such as DST, DBT, DAE, DOS, DRDO, MoE, ICAR, ICMR, IIT, IISc, IISER, NSER etc. qualified

Desirable Experience: M.Tech./M.Sc. in Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Molecular Human Genetics, Molecular Biology or any relevant discipline suitable to the work proposed in the project. 75% marks or 8.0 CGPA in M.Sc. or 65% marks or 6.5 CGPA in M.Tech. One year research experience in related area: NGS data analysis preferable

Fellowship: Rs. 31,000.00 per month + HRA (16%)

Other Benefits: Accommodation may be available as per the availability and the Institute norms. Candidate selected for the JRF may register for Ph.D. if eligibility conditions as set by institute is met by him/her. Facility of yearly leave, carryover leave, medical benefits etc. may be available as per applicable rules of the project staff

Age Limit: As per DST-SERB guidelines (Age limit is relaxable as per DST-SERB/GOI guidelines)

Tenure of Appointment: Appointment will be made on contract basis for a period of one year initially, which may be extended depending on the performance evaluation on yearly basis till the end of project.


  1. The applicant will be responsible for the authenticity of information, other documents and photographs submitted.
  2. The Institute reserves the right to accept application at any time, and consider candidates of exceptional credentials without applications.
  3. Qualification and experience may be relaxed by the Institute at any point of time for otherwise exceptional candidates. Mere, possessing the prescribed qualification does not ensure that the candidate would be called for Interview. The Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of merit and need of the project.
  4. Shortlisted Candidates will be informed by e-mail about the interview date. So, the candidate must provide valid E -mail IDs in their applications.
  5. Shortlisted candidates have to present themselves for the interview on the interview date with updated CV, publications if any and original and attested photocopies of mark sheets/ certificates in support of their academic qualifications. The mode of interview will be informed to the shortlisted candidates via the email id provided in the application form.
  6. Applicants in employment (private, government or any other organization) are required to submit a “No Objection Certificate” from the employer at the time of interview.
  7. No TA/DA will be paid for appearing in the interview.
  8. Address for sending hard copy of the application: “Dean (Research & Consultancy), MNNIT Allahabad, Prayagraj-211004.”

Name of Principal Investigator: Dr. Sameer Srivastava
Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Biotechnology
Email id: [email protected]

Download the application format here

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