Junior Research Fellow, Department of Biotechnology

Tamil Nadu, India
Sep 09, 2021
End of advertisement period
Sep 30, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for the Post of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) on Department of Biotechnology funded Ramalingaswamy Re-entry Fellowship project , Centre for Biomaterials, Cellular and Molecular Theranostics [CBCMT]

Title of the Project:

Investigation on the Mechanism of Mucoadhesionand Transcytosis of Microglial Exosomes and its Biomimetic Nanoconstructs for Nose-to-Brain Delivery of Peptide Therapeutics.

Duration: 3 years

No. of positions: One.

Qualification: M.Sc., /M. Tech., (Biomedical Science, Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Nanotechnology) with a minimum of 55% marks. Preference will be given for students with NET and/or GATE qualifications.

Required Skill Set: Candidates with research experience in cell culture, molecular biology and nanomedicine.

Stipend: For NET/GATE Qualified candidates: Rs.31,000/- + 8% HRA per month for the first two years and Rs. 35,000/- + 8% HRA per month for the third year.

For other Candidates: Institutional norms will be applicable.

Sponsoring Agency: Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India.

JRF role and duties:

The selected candidate will be required to do full time research in the above specified research project, in particular mammalian Cell culture, nanoparticle characterisation techniques, and small animal studies in the area of neurodegenerative disorders.

Principal Investigator

Associate Professor &Ramalingaswamy Fellow,
Centre for Biomaterials, Cellular and MolecularTheranostics (CBCMT),
Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT),
Vellore - 632 014,Tamil Nadu, India.

Interested candidates may send your resume along with relevant documents pertaining to the details of qualification, experience and latest passport size photo on or before 30/09/2021 through online

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

Role: Trainee
Salary: 3,50,000 - 4,00,000 P.A.
Industry:Education / Training
Functional Area: Teaching, Education, Training, Counselling
Role Category: Other
Employment Type: Full Time, Temporary/Contractual

Key Skills

Molecular Biology
Mammalian Cell Culture


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

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

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.