VELLORE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Junior Research Fellow for Stem Cell-Based Tissue Engineering Project

Location
Tamil Nadu, India
Posted
08 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
20 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Roles and responsibilities 

Title of the Project: A Gradient Approach for Engineering Interfacial Tissue Constructs using Mesenchymal Stem Cells suitable for Osteochondral Therapy

Duration: 3 Years

Location: Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore

Qualification: M.Sc / M. Tech (Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biology, 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 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-SERB, 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 and ceramic biomaterial synthesis and characterization, scaffold fabrication, biological assays, stem cells culture and differentiation specific to osteochondral applications. 

Principal Investigator: 

Dr. Murugan Ramalingam
Centre for Biomaterials, Cellular and Molecular Theranostics (CBCMT)
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 (20/07/2019) through online http://careers.vit.ac.in OR by sending an email to careers@vit.ac.in / recruitment@vit.ac.in.
Mention the title of the project and name of the Principal Investigator in your email.

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 Category: Teachers

Role: Junior/Primary/Assistant Teacher

Keyskills

Biotechnology
Research
Nanotechnology
Biochemistry
Biology

Desired Candidate Profile Please refer to the Job description above

Education-

UG: Graduation Not Required,

PG: Any Postgraduate - Any Specialization,

Doctorate: Any Doctorate - Any Specialization,

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.