Sunday, September 15, 2013

OSDD invited for the post of a Junior Research Fellow

Date of publication  13 th September                                              last date October 5
Position of a Junior Research Fellow to Work on DST Sponsored Project

Applications are invited for the post of a Junior Research Fellow (temporary position till the project is supported) under DST funded research project.

Interested candidates can send their application with full resume / curriculum vitae. Experienced candidates, please apply with details of your present job description to mathewritta@osdd.netbefore 5rd October, 2013 mentioning in “DST project” in subject line. Selected candidates will be called for a personal interview. The decision of the interview panel will be final.

No TA/DA will be provided for attending the interview. The qualifying candidates are expected to start working within 1-2 weeks from the selection date.

Position: Junior Research Fellow
Designation and Qualification
Emoluments for first 2 years (per month)
Emoluments for 3rdyear/SRF (per month)
  1.   Post graduate degree in basic sciences and NET qualified
Graduate degree in professional courses and GATE or equivalent qualification
Rs. 16000/-
+ 30% HRA
Rs. 18000/-
+ 30% HRA
  2.   Post graduate degree in basic sciences with NET qualification for lectureship
Rs. 12000/-
+ 30% HRA
Rs. 14000/-
+ 30% HRA
  3.   Post graduate degree in professional courses
Rs. 18000/-
+ 30% HRA
Rs. 20000/-
+ 30% HRA
  4.   Post graduate degree in basic sciences without Net qualification for lectureship

AgeBelow 30 years

Duration: Two years (Each year extended based on performance after successful assessment by review committee).

Responsibilities: Gene cloning, site directed mutagenesis, mycobacterial growth analysis, invitro assay, phosphorylation studies, protein isolation and characterization by western blot analysis, extraction of mycolates, TLC, mass spectrometry. Screening of chemical molecules against M. tuberculosis. Book keeping and maintenance of stocks and consumables related to the project.
Essential Qualifications: M.Sc. in Microbiology / Medical Microbiology / Biotechnology / Biochemistry or B. Tech Biotechnology or M. Tech Biotechnology from a recognized university / institutewith a consistent first class academic record above 60% and relevant research experience as evidenced from thesis / dissertation carried out in a reputed scientific institution. Candidates should possess the extra qualifications specified by DST along with the degrees. Attach the scanned copy of the net lectureship or GATE qualification.

Desirable: Hands on experience with Mycobacterium tuberculosis and basic microbiology techniquesPractical experience in gene cloning, site directed mutagenesis and western blotting will be an added advantage.
Candidates should be comfortable and prudent working with M. tuberculosis and other microorganisms and be aware of the necessary safety and precautions required for handling it.