Recruitment for post of JRF on the regulation of hematopoietic stem cell function

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram is a premier autonomous Institution established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, for promotion of high quality science education and research in the country.

The Institute invites applications for the following position on contract basis:

Name of Post Junior Research Fellow (JRF)
Name of Project Understanding the role of Periostin-Itgav interactions in adult and fetal hematopoiesis
Funding agency DBT-Wellcome trust India Alliance
Minimum Educational qualification (as prescribed by the funding agency) The candidate should have a minimum of 60% marks (or equivalent grade) in the Post-graduate degree in any area of Biology with NET qualification, OR Graduate Degree in a Professional Course in Biology with NET qualification, OR Post Graduate Degree in Professional Course in Biology. In case a suitable candidate with the above qualifications is not found, candidates with a Masters’ degree in Biological Sciences may be appointed as Project Assistant, if selected.
Preference The candidate should be highly motivated to do basic research in biology, academically excellent, preferentially with technical proficiency in microscopy, recombinant DNA (rDNA) technology, mouse handling.
Number of posts 1
Fellowship amount Rs. 25,000 + HRA as applicable
Tenure of the post 1 year, extendable based on performance
Age JRF/Project assistant: 32 years with 3-5 years relaxation for SC/ST/OBC/Women and Physically disabled as per government norms
Last date 20/08/2020
How to apply Completed applications should be sent by email to Dr. Satish Khurana (satishkhurana@iisertvm.ac.in), with the subject line “Application for IA sponsored project: Your Name". The application should attach a detailed resume with sufficient information of past research work, a one page statement of interest in biological research. Please include contact details (phone number, email and postal address), a photograph, and scanned copies of educational/professional qualifications and reprints of papers. Applications failing to the meet minimum criteria will not be considered. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. The candidate should also add the name and contact details of two referees who can comment on their academic and technical abilities.

The shortlisted candidates will be informed by email on details of interview date, time and venue and it will also be put up on the website www.iisertvm.ac.in.

A printed copy of the application form sent by email signed and dated by the applicant along with recent passport size photograph and photocopies of relevant certificates and other testimonials in support of age, qualification, experience etc. will be collected at the time of interview.

Applicants must bring all certificates (original + one copy) at the time of interview for the purpose of verification.

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