Senior Research Fellow for a DBT Project

Tamil Nadu, India
Jun 15, 2021
End of advertisement period
Jun 20, 2021
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for the Post of Senior Research Fellow (1 no.) for a DBT Project, in the Centre for Bio-separation Technology (CBST), Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore

Title of the Project

“Development of a monoclonal antibody-based diagnostic method for the specific detection of COVID-19 viral antigens”

Number of positions
One [01]


Essential: Post Graduate Degree in Life -Sciences / Microbiology/Biotechnology or and any other relevant area of biology with NET/GATE with minimum of two years of relevant research experience


  • Candidates MUST have very good research experience in recombinant expression of proteins, monoclonal antibody development and characterization, immunoanalytical assays, cell culture techniques. Selected candidate must join immediately.

Stipend: Rs.35,000 /- per month + 8 % HRA
Sponsoring Agency: Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India
Duration: 6 months (may get extension).

Principal Investigator

Dr. N.S. Jayaprakash
Associate Professor Senior
Centre for Bio-separation Technology
VIT, Vellore, TN-632014

Co-Principal Investigator

Dr. Krishnan V.

Professor and Director
Centre for Bioseparation Technology
VIT, Vellore Tamil Nadu-63201.

Apply with your resume and other relevant documents pertaining to the details of qualifications, experience and latest passport size photo on or before (20/06/2021) through online

Role: Trainee
Salary: 3,75,000 - 4,25,000 P.A.
Industry: Education / Training
Functional Area Teaching, Education, Training, Counselling
Role Category Other
Employment Type: Full Time, Temporary/Contractual

Key Skills

Life Sciences
Culture Techniques
Cell Culture
Automotive Engineering
Mechanical Engineering


UG: B.Sc in Microbiology,B.Tech/B.E. in Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Technology
PG: M.Tech in Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Technology,MS/M.Sc(Science) in Biology, Microbiology
Doctorate: Doctorate Not Required

Institution 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. The global standards set at VIT in the field of teaching and research spur us on in our relentless pursuit of excellence. In fact, it has become a way of life for us. The highly motivated youngsters on the campus are a constant source of pride. Our Memoranda of Understanding with various international universities are our major strength. They provide for an exchange of students and faculty and encourage joint research projects for the mutual benefit of these universities. Many of our students, who pursue their research projects in foreign universities, bring high quality to their work and esteem to India and have done us proud. With steady steps, we continue our march forward. We look forward to meeting you here at VIT.