Junior Research Fellow, SRF-DBT Project, CBST

Tamil Nadu, India
23 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
01 Nov 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

Applications are invited for the Post of Senior Research Fellow for a DBT Project (No. BT/PR40303/COD/139/8/2020), in the Centre for Bio Separation Technology (CBST),

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Tamil Nadu

Title of the Project

“Development of a monoclonal antibody-based diagnostic method for the specific detection of COVID-19 viral antigens”

Number of positions: Two [02]


Post Graduate Degree in Life -Sciences/Microbiology/ Biotechnology or and any other relevant area of biology with NET/GATE with minimum of two years of relevant research experience


Candidates MUST have very good research experience in recombinant expression of proteins, monoclonal antibody development and characterization, immune-analytical assays, cell culture techniques. Selected candidate would need to join immediately.

Stipend: Rs.35,000 /- per month + 8 % HRA
Sponsoring Agency: Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India
Duration: 01 year and 03 months

Principal Investigator

Dr. N.S. Jayaprakash, Associate Professor Senior, Centre for Bioseparation Technology, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu – 632 014.

Co-Principal Investigator

Dr. Krishnan V., Professor and Director, Centre for Bio Separation Technology, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu – 632 014.

Send your resume along with relevant documents pertaining to the details of qualifications, experience and latest passport size photo on or before (01/11/2020) through online

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

Salary: INR 4,00,000 - 4,50,000 PA.
Industry: Education Teaching Training
Functional Area: TeachingEducationTrainingCounselling
Role: Trainee
Key Skills

Life Sciences
Professor Activities
Culture Techniques
Cell Culture

Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above


Doctorate: Ph.D - Microbiology, Biotechnology

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.