Junior Research Fellow for the DST-SERB Funded Project

Tamil Nadu, India
27 May 2020
End of advertisement period
03 Jun 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

Applications are invited for the Post of Junior Research Fellow (JRF)for the DST-SERB Funded Project in School of Bio Sciences and Technology (SBST), (CRG/2019/002045), Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT).

Title of the Project: ¢A perspective anticoagulant peptide from Nori; Porphyra yezoensis hydrolysate acting on intrinsic pathway of coagulation¢.


M.Sc. Life sciences/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry / M.TechBiotechnology or equivalent in Biotechnology/ Biosciences.


  • Candidates having knowledge in protein purificationand experiencein technical writing will be preferred.

Stipend: Rs. 31,000/- per month (for first two years), Rs. 35,000/- per month (for the third year)M.Tech/M.Sc. with GATE/JEST/NET

Candidates without GATE/NET, stipend will be as per institute norms.

Sponsoring Agency: DST- SERB, Government of India.
Duration: 3 years

Principal Investigator :

Dr. Alka Mehta
School of Bio Sciences and Technology,
Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT)
Vellore - 632 014, Tamil Nadu.

Send your resume along with relevant documents pertaining to the details of qualifications, scientific accomplishments, experience (if any) and latest passport size photo etc. on or before (03/06/2020) through online

  • No TA and DA will be paid for appearing for the interview.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview at a later date which will be intimated by email.
  • The selected candidate will be expected to join at the earliest.

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



Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above


UGB.Sc - Bio-Chemistry, B.Tech/B.E. - Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Technology
PG: M.Tech - Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Technology, MS/M.Sc(Science) - Bio-Chemistry, 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. 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.