Junior Research Fellow, BIRAC Funded Project, CBST

Tamil Nadu, India
11 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
25 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description​

Applications are invited for a temporary Junior Research Fellowship under National Biopharma Mission (NBM) Industry Academia Collaborative Project funded by BIRAC, Govt of India in Centre for Bio-Separation Technology, Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore

Title of the Project

“High yielding cell line development of a Factor VIII biosimilar with a novel purification strategy-”

Number of positions

One [01]


Masters in Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology/ Genetic Engineering/Biotechnology/ /Life Sciences. CSIR Net/GATE qualified candidates are strongly encouraged

Desirable (if any)

Experience in enzyme/protein purification and protein chemistry is strongly desirable.


Rs.31,000/ per month + 10% HRA. The rules of DST’s Junior Research Fellowship applies

Sponsoring Agency

BIRAC Govt of India


18 months. Appointment will be renewed every 8 months

Principal Investigator

Dr.Krishnan V (Professor & Director, Centre for BioSeparation Technology)


Prof.M.A.Vijyalakshmi (Professor, Centre for BioSeparation Technology)

Send your resume along with relevant documents pertaining to the details of qualifications, scientific accomplishments, experience (if any), names of 2 referees and latest passport size photo etc. on or before (25/08/2020) through online

  • 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: INR 3,50,000 - 3,75,000 PA.

Industry: Education / Teaching / Training

Functional Area: Teaching, Education, Training, Counselling

Role: Trainee


Life Sciences


Professor Activities

Genetic Engineering

Protein Chemistry

Molecular Biology

Protein Purification



Desired Candidate Profile Please refer to the Job description above


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

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

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.