VELLORE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Junior Research Fellow, DST-SEBB, CBCMT

Expiring today

Location
Tamil Nadu, India
Posted
09 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Applications are invited for the Post of Junior Research Fellow for the DST-SERB Project atCentre for Biomaterials, Cellular and Molecular Theranostics (CBCMT), School of Mechanical Engineering (SMEC) Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) – Vellore, Tamil Nadu

Title of the Project

“A Gradient Approach for Engineering Interfacial Tissue Constructs using Mesenchymal Stem Cells suitable for Osteochondral Therapy”

Number of positions: One [01]

Qualification

M.Sc / M. Tech (Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering, Biotechnology, Nanotechnology, Biomedical Sciences or relevant subject) with a minimum of 55% marks. Preference will be given to candidates with NET or GATE Score.

Skill set

Candidate with work experience in biomaterial synthesis, scaffold fabrication and stem cell culture is desirable.

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.

Stipend

Rs. 31,000/- per month for the first year and Rs.35,000/- per month for second year if the candidates with NET or GATE Score. Otherwise as per Institute norms.

Sponsoring Agency
DST-SERB, Government of India

Duration
02 years

Principal Investigator

Dr. Murugan Ramalingam, Centre for Biomaterials, Cellular and Molecular Theranostics, School of Mechanical Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore – 632014 Vellore – 632 014.

Send your resume along with relevant documents pertaining to the details of qualifications, experience and latest passport size photo on or before (23/10/2020) through online http://careers.vit.ac.in

  • Interview shall be conducted through online mode for the shortlisted candidates.

Salary: INR 3,75,000 - 4,25,000 PA.
Industry: Education Teaching Training
Functional Area: TeachingEducationTrainingCounselling
Role: Trainee

Key Skills

Characterization
Fabrication
Biotechnology
Synthesis
Cell Culture
Research
Mechanical Engineering
Nanotechnology
Tissue Engineering
Biomaterials

Desired Candidate

Profile Please refer to the Job description above

Education-

UG: B.Tech/B.E. - Any Specialization, Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Technology, Biomedical, B.Sc - Biology
PG: MS/M.Sc(Science) - Biotechnology, M.Tech - 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.

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