VELLORE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Junior Research Fellow for Stem Cell-Based Corneal Tissue

Location
Tamil Nadu, India
Posted
Monday, 25 November 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 15 December 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Junior Research Fellow (JRF)for Stem Cell-based Corneal Tissue Engineering Project:

Title of the Project: Optimization of stem cell-laden smart biomaterials for 3D bioprinting of human cornea
Duration: 3 Years
Location: Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore

Qualification:

M.Sc/ M. Tech (Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering, Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Nanotechnology, Biomedical Sciences) with a minimum of 55% marks. Preference will be given to candidates with NET or GATE Score.

Skill set required:

Candidate with work experience in biomaterial synthesis, scaffold fabrication, additive manufacturing, and stem cell culture is desirable.

Stipend:

Rs. 31,000/- + 8% HRA per month for first two years and Rs.35,000/- +8% HRA per month for third year if the candidates with NET or GATE Score.Otherwise as per Institute norms.

Sponsoring Agency: DST, Government of India

Work functions of the JRF:

The JRF will be required to do full time research related to this specific project, in particular polymeric biomaterial synthesis and characterization, scaffold fabrication, 3D bioprinting, biological assays, stem cells culture and differentiation specific to human cornea applications.

Principal Investigator:

Dr.Murugan Ramalingam
Centre for Biomaterials, Cellular and Molecular Theranostics
School of Mechanical Engineering
Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT),Vellore 632014

Send your resume along with relevant documents pertaining to the details of qualifications, experience and latest passport size photo on or before (15/12/2019) through online http://careers.vit.ac.in

No TA and DA will be paid for appearing the interview.

Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview at a later date which will be intimated by email.

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Industry: Education / Teaching / Training
Functional Area: Teaching, Education, Training, Counselling
Role: Trainee

Keyskills

Life Sciences
Characterization
Biotechnology
Cell Culture
Research
Mechanical Engineering
Nanotechnology

Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above

Education-

UG: B.Sc - Bio-Chemistry, Biology, B.Tech/B.E. - Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Technology, Biomedical

PG: M.Tech - Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Technology, Biomedical, MS/M.Sc(Science) - Biotechnology

Company Profile

Vellore Institute of Technology

VIT was established with the aim of providing quality higher education on par with international standards. It persistently seeks and adopts innovative methods to improve the quality of higher education on a consistent basis.The campus has a cosmopolitan atmosphere with students from all corners of the globe. Experienced and learned teachers are strongly encouraged to nurture the students.

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